Drottningholm Palace

Practical information, Access

Bags Due to the fragile environment in the Palace bags and backpacks must be carried in front of the body under full supervision. This applies also to baby carriers. Luggage is not permitted inside the Palace.

Please note that there are no luggage lockers or storage facilities available at Drottningholm.

Toilets Toilets are located in the Main Guard Wing and by the Chinese Pavilion.

Parking Visitor parking is available at Drottningholm and the Drottningholm Palace Theatre. Bus and wheelchair accessible parkings is also available. Additional parking is also available approximately 300m from the Palace at Karusellplan. Fr.o.m. 1 July 2018: Fee 15 SEK/hour, parking time maximum 6 hours. Bus and wheelchair accessible parkings are free of charge.

Baby carriages Baby carriages are not permitted in the Palace. They can be left in the arcade at the entrance. The parking is unattended and without locking facilities.

Photographing and filming are allowed for private use – without flash/lights, tripods, selfie sticks or other fixed equipment – as long as it does not disturb other visitors, guided tours, or other activity at the palace. Photographing and filming with 360 camera or drone camera is not allowed. Commercial or other arranged photography or filming are not allowed.

For commersial use, premission in advance is needed from the Information Department at the Royal Court, at photo@royalcourt.se.

Mobile phones. In consideration to other visitors and the staff, the sound from mobil phones must be turned off during the visit.

Accessibility

Find out about accessibility at Drottningholm Palace, the Chinese Pavilion, Evert Lundquist's studio and the Museum de Vries via the links below.

If you have any questions about the palace theatre, please visit the Drottningholm Palace Theatre websiteexternal link, opens in new window.


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