Practical information, Access

Lockers/Coat Check is available at the castle's entrance. Please note that large bags, back packs must be stored during your visit. Umbrellas must be placed in the umbrella stand.

Toilets are located by the car park and at the Outer Courtyard. No charge.

Parking for cars and buses at the castle's grounds. between 06:00–23:00. No charge.

Baby carriages or prams are not permitted in the palace and can be parked at the entrance. Small carts for children are available during the visit.

Mobile phones must be turned off during your visit.

Photographing and filming are 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 is not allowed. Commercial or other arranged photography or filming are not allowed.

For commercial use, permission in advance is needed from the Information Department at the Royal Court, at photo@royalcourt.se.

Elevator information. The Royal Gift Shop and Modellkammaren are accessible for wheelchairs. No elevators at the castle.

Steps/Ramps. Several steps and differences in ground levels. No ramps.

Wheelchair accessible toilets are located by the car park and at the Outer Courtyard. No charge.

Parking for the disabled is available at at the right side of the castle, just before the drawbridge.

Companions to visitors with disabilities have free admission.

Contact
For more information about accessibility call: +46 159 101 94

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