Strömsholm Palace

Getting here

Strömsholm Palace is situated 14 Swedish miles from Stockholm.

Street address:

Slottsvägen 32, Strömsholm

Ticket sales

Tickets are sold at the palace entrance during normal opening hours. You can also purchase tickets online.

Public transport

Take the train to Kolbäck station, then take a Brukslinjen bus to Strömholm, around 5 km. Or take the train to Västerås and then a bus to Kolbäck.

SJ traffic information +46 (0)771 75 75 75
Västmanland local traffic information +46 (0)771 22 40 00
Swebus express +46 (0)771 218 218
Brukslinjen +46 (0)220 105 29

By car

Take the E18 to Västerås, then take exit 252 to Strömsholm (the turning is around 25 km west of Västerås).

Take the E20 to Eskilstuna, then take exit 56 to Västerås (the turning is just west of Eskilstuna), then the 252 to Strömsholm.

By boat

Strömsholms kanal 0220-100 11

By plane

Fly to Västerås, then take a bus.

Västerås airport +46(0)21 80 56 10

By bus

Swebus Express 0200-21 82 18

Visit us

Join a guided tour and hear about the palace’s royal history, the history of the building itself and the preserved furnishings.

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Strömsholm Palace is open for pre-booked tours year round, and can be given in English or Swedish. For groups with specific interests, to...

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Powerful brass music will be performed in Strömsholm Palace with the Prince Carl sextet from the Life Guards' Dragoon Band.


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Much of the décor at Strömsholm Palace is in the Gustavian style. It was created for King Gustav III's wife, Queen Sofia Magdalena, who w...

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Here, King Gustav Vasa raised horses for the Swedish Army. Today, there is a riding college and annual equestrian competitions are held i...

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At the top of the palace is Carl Hårleman's unique chapel, decorated in the 1730s for Queen Ulrika Eleonora the Younger.

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The Strömsholm Palace Café is situated in a building designed by Carl Hårleman in 1731 that originally housed the palace's kitchen.

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Early in the 1550s, King Gustav Vasa ordered the building of a Palace on a small island in the fast-flowing Kolbäck River. Much of tha...

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Articles and movies

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