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'Look at the rugs – find me' – the popular exhibition featured the works of Märta Måås-Fjetterström is now available from home!

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Revival styles, historicism and eclecticism. The 19th century was a time of many stylistic shifts. From Empire, via Revival styles and Na...

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The Italian Renaissance and its Northern European counterpart differ in terms of their expressions. In many respects, the Renaissance in ...

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The strong contrasts and colour palette of the Empire style, its military symbolism and its expensive materials reflect European tastes d...

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In Sweden, the transition from Rococo to Gustavian style was a gradual development which, at the end of the century, culminated in Neocla...

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In Sweden, we divide the Baroque into two periods: the Caroline Baroque, with its Northern European influences, and the later Tessin Gold...

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A new era – the Age of Liberty, the time of the playful Rococo – dawned in Sweden in the mid-18th century. The Caroleans had been replace...

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To mark WWF's global climate campaign, Earth Hour, the floodlighting will be turned off at several of the royal palaces on Saturday 27 Ma...

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The Royal Collections have grown over a period of more than 400 years, from the time of King Gustav Vasa to the present day. They include...

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When state councillor Sten Sture the Younger died, it was his wife Kristina Gyllenstierna who led the resistance against the union. She d...

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Queen Kristina's coronation was highly controversial. She chose not to be crowned in the traditional location, and refused to wear the Qu...

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The ongoing restoration of the façades at the Royal Palace is the biggest stonework project of modern times. The project began in 2011, a...

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Wild animals are hiding in the large rooms of the palace. On the walls, on the ceilings, on objects and on furniture. Some are large, and...

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An audio guide, available via your smartphióne, has been created for the Bernadotte Apartments – the rooms at the Royal Palace named afte...

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This activity trail turns a visit to the digital exhibition into a voyage of discovery. Animals and nature are common themes in Märta Måå...

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Royal Djurgården and the Royal parks are open every day of the year, 24 hours a day. The large parks have plenty of outdoor space, and ar...

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In accordance with the Public Health Agency's latest restrictions for Stockholm County and Södermanland County, the decision has been mad...

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One of the priceless artefacts on display in the Treasury at the Royal Palace of Stockholm is Sweden's Queen's Crown. This differs from t...

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Welcome to the traditional Sweden's National Day celebrations at the Royal Palace on 6 June. A full day with free entry to all the attrac...

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An exhibition about the dynamic and popular Crown Princess Margareta, is planned at the Royal Palace. The Crown Princess changed percepti...

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Come on a virtual tour of the previous exhibition The Lilian Look, and see clothing fit for a princess up close. Click on the image above...

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The Thinking Hand is an annual scholarship competition for young draftsmen. The nominated entries are ususal exhibited at the Gustav II...

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Over the years, the Royal Family have shown their appreciation and support for Swedish craftsmanship. The work of Märta Måås-Fjetterström...

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A major exhibition was on show at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, giving visitors the opportunity to wander through the woven world of Mär...

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The enormous size of the Royal Palace of Stockholm has always attracted interest, and has sometimes led to debate about how the building ...

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Märta Måås-Fjetterström left more than 700 patterns. Thanks to her sketches, the craftsmanship and the cultural heritage live on.

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King Gustav III's collection of ancient sculptures has an eventful history, including a volcanic eruption, degenerating excavations, inco...

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Since 1873, the royal flag has been raised on the roof of the Royal Palace. The three-tailed flag which flies here is reserved for the Ro...

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Every Friday, all year round, around 80 clocks are wound at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. It is the Court Clockmaker Sophia Reuterdahl w...

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