Travel companies and authorised guides
The following information is aimed at travel companies and authorised guides who wish to visit Drottningholm Palace and the Chinese Pavilion with groups. Below, you can read about independent visits, logistics, practical information, payment, tours with a palace guide, opening hours and planned closures.
OPENING HOURS 2021
28 June – 22 August: daily 10.00–16.00
In conjunction with His Majesty the King's official reception the palace can be completely or partially closed.
DIFFERENT OPENING HOURS 2021
7–22: Drottningholm Palace closed
The Chinese Pavilion
28 June – 22 August: daily 10.00–16.00
Including the exhibition Going elsewhere – Material interpretations of the Chinese Pavilion External link.
A limited number of people are admitted at a time via our ticketing system.
The Pavilion Café
Opening hours available here External link.
We welcome external groups to Drottningholm Palace och The Chinese Pavilion, but due to the coronavirus pandemic new routines apply.
Guided tours may not be held inside. All visitors must move individually inside the palace, in order to keep a safe distance from each other. Groups may only gather outside the palaces in such a way that it is easy to maintain safe distancing and for others visitors to pass by.
Our public tours are cancelled until further notice. We recommend the Royal Palaces app and our audio guides (used on your own smart phone) for those who want a self-guided tour inside the palaces.
There are a limited number of tickets that are valid for a specific day and time slot. Purchasing an admission ticket guarantees entry at the time stated on the ticket. Admission tickets can be purchased online at the regular price.
Admission tickets with a tour operator discount can only be purchased at the entrance on arrival. However, there is a risk that there will be no tickets left until the exact time you want to enter. You are welcome to contact us before your visit to check availability. Contact information can be found further down this page, under Contact and inquiries.
Drottningholm Palace: The entrance is located on the waterfront side of the palace. Please come to the front desk in the vestibule when you arrive, so that we can check your voucher and let you know which floor you can begin on. All visitors should make their way clockwise around each floor.
The Chinese Pavilion: Enter via the central doors within the gravelled area. Visitors are welcome to make their way around the pavilion in the direction of their choice, but should of course pay attention to other groups.
Price list, terms & conditions for travel companies
Price list with terms and conditions 2021
The 2021 price list for tour operators and authorised guides has now been confirmed and will enter into force on 1 June 2021. The document Prices with terms and conditions can be ordered via the form below, or by phone +46 8 402 61 00, telephone hours weekdays 9:00 AM to 12 PM.
Price list with terms and conditions 2022
Due to the current situation regarding Covid-19, we cannot give a date on which prices and conditions for 2022 will be ready. We ask for your patience and will get back to you as soon as we can.
Please note that travel companies and authorised guides are responsible for obtaining new
prices lists in writing before each season.
Price list request
Owing to the sensitive environment, larger bags/backpacks or suitcases cannot be taken into the palaces. Umbrellas must be placed in umbrella stands. Smaller bags and backpacks can be taken in provided that they are worn on your front and are under full surveillance. This also applies to child harnesses.
Please note: There are no storage lockers or other bag storage facilities at the palace.
Visitor parking is available at Drottningholm and the Drottningholm Palace Theatre. Bus and wheelchair accessible parking is also available. Additional parking approximately 300m from the Palace at Karusellplan and a smaller visitor parking by The Chinese Pavilion (please see Area map).
Parking fee/hour is charged. Parking time maximum 6 hours. Wheelchair accessible parkings and bus parkings are free of charge.
Photographing and filming is 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 are not allowed. Commercial or other arranged photography or filming is not allowed. For full terms and conditions, please see Terms of photographing and filming.
Would you like images for your tour?
Please visit our image gallery for high-resolution downloadable images.
Please visit the Royal Gift Shop at our visitor's centre. Here, you will find a wide range of products with a connection to objects from the Royal Collections. A smaller selection of products is also available in the entrance vestibule at Drottningholm Palace and at the Chinese Pavilion. For more information, please see the Royal Gift Shop's website.
Payments can be made by card or cash on site. The full amount is paid by the group leader. We accept the following currencies: SEK only.
Payment by voucher is accepted. Please present your voucher at the front desk on arrival. NB: E-mail vouchers cannot be accepted. Your invoice will be sent after the visit. Payment terms are 30 days net. The voucher needs to state the following information:
- The company’s full name, address and contact details
- The company’s invoice address (GLN number, email, or postal address)
- The company’s e-mail address for payment matters
- Any voucher ID so that you can identify the group for which we are invoicing you
- The palace you are visiting (one voucher per site)
- The date of the visit
- Number of visitors, broken down into:
adults, students (valid student ID required), children aged 7-17, children aged 0-6 and number of travel guides/coach drivers (free entry for a maximum of two)
- Specify what you will be paying for (entrance, guided tours, etc.)
- Signature and printed name of the group leader
Please note: If you are visiting both Drottningholm Palace and the Chinese Pavilion, two separate vouchers are required.
Pre-payment is not possible.
Tours with a palace guide and visits outside opening hours
Guided tours with a palace guide and visits outside opening hours cannot be offered until further notice.
Contact and requests
Please contact us using the form below or by calling +46 (0)8 402 61 00. Phone hours on weekdays between 9:00 and 12:00.