Gripsholm Castle – Guided tours

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.

OPENING OF THE PALACE, SUMMER 2021

Updates about the re-opening of the palaces, summer 2021, and steps made to ensure the visits complies with current restrictions due to covid-19.

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.


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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The summer exhibition at Gripsholm Castle portrays twenty-three migrants to Sweden who played major roles in Swedish history.

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