Gripsholm Castle

Guided tours

Note!
In accordance with the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s recommendations and the Government’s directives the guided tours of the palace are cancelled until further notice.

The Palace is open for stroll rounds.

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You can walk around Gripsholm Castle yourself, but taking a guided tour can make your visit extra special.

Tours are for individuals, and cost SEK 30 in addition to the standard entry price. The guided tour ticket is available at the ticket office (no pre-booking). The tour is free for children under the age of 18. Limited spaces available. A guided tour takes around 45 minutes.

Castle tour

Take a tour through the Vasa castle’s winding corridors, historic chambers and rooms. The museum experts will guide you through the castle’s history from the 16th to the 19th centuries and point out some highlights – from the Vasa section to Gustav III’s theatre and paintings from the Swedish National Portait Gallery.

Castle tours available daily, May-September
in Swedish at 12:00 and 14:00
in English at 15:00

Guided castle tours available every day that the castle is open. Photo: Gomer Swahn/Royalpalaces.se

Bring your grandchildren to Gripsholm. Photo: Kate Gabor/Royalpalaces.se

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Dungeons, armouries, canons, a stuffed lion. Hundreds of portraits, following you with their eyes down the winding corridors... bring you...

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Events

Pianist Martin Sturfält pays tribute to Beethoven by giving a piano concert on the new Steinway grand piano in the Hall of State at Grips...

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Entertainer Mattias Enn will be performing at Gripsholm with a revue based on Swedish personalities found in both the castle portraits an...

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Hannah Svensson, one of Sweden’s most-celebrated jazz singers, visits Gripsholm Castle to give a concert entitled “Places and Dreams”.

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