The Chinese Pavilion Open today 11.00-17.00

App with guides

The Swedish Royal Palaces app includes a number of features to enhance your visit to the Royal Palaces.

Explore the Swedish Royal Palaces app, which guides you through Sweden's royal history and the rooms of the palaces during your visit.

The app gives you visitor information, details of upcoming events and also:


Our audioguides will enhance your visit as you wander through the royal palaces. Explore each room in detail, from preserved interiors and works of art, to their place in history and the royal collections. Our audioguides are free of charge, and are available in Swedish and English.

Palace guides

The app includes guides to the palaces so you can take your own tours. There is also a map function showing where the royal palaces are located.

Narration function

If you prefer to listen, our new text-to-speech function is an alternative way to immerse yourself in Sweden's royal history. Sit back, relax, and let our narrated guides take you through the highlights and fascinating features of our royal history.

Swedish monarchs

Who's who in Swedish royal history? Our list of Swedish monarchs presents an overview of all the Karls, Oskars and Eriks, and puts them in their historical context alongside their queens, children and successors.


Search for 'Swedish Royal Palaces' in the App Store or Google Play. The app is free, and has both Swedish and English text.

The app does not require an internet connection when using the audioguides on site at the palaces. If you choose to have the audioguide read out loud, please use headphones to avoid disturbing other visitors.

The app can be experienced wherever you are. You can even go on a guided tour from home!

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Guided tour Open today 11.00-17.00

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App with guides Open today 11.00-17.00

The Swedish Royal Palaces app includes a number of features to enhance your visit to the Royal Palaces.

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