Visit the theatre and take one of our theme tours! Our expert guides take you on a tour of the theatre focused on themes strongly connected to the theatre house and reveals the secret stories. Perhaps you would like to learn about how Ingmar Bergman was inspired by the theatre and let it play the leading role in his 1975 masterpiece "The Magic Flute"? Or how the unique and original wallpapers in the theatre were created, or the life and work of Louis Gallodier, Sweden's first ballet master who worked here?
Our professional guides are knowledgeable and engaging. New dates for 2017 will be released in January. All tours are bookable for groups, at any time.
For more information on group bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
A HOUSE FULL OF LIFE
How did the theatre troupe members and other theatre workers live and work during the 18th century, under the reign of the Theatre King Gustav III? Meet the architect, the servants, the dancers, the actors and the wig maker.
BERGMAN and the magic flute
Ingmar Bergman’s film version of the famous Mozart opera was set in a mock-up version of the Drottningholm theatre. Join theatre historian Péter Balás on a guided tour and learn more about the exciting project, 1975. Maximum 30 persons. In English. Read more about the film here>>>
THE HISTORY OF LOVE AND PASSION
From rococo serenades, engagements and royal weddings… through the theatre troupe’s love triangles and prima donna scandals… all the way to the secret stories of the auditorium’s incognito boxes. This special guided tour of the court theatre also tells about homosexuality, sailors and prostitution, i the 18th century... We walk a lot, in many staircases, all around the theatre.
Guided tours only
Daily in April 12-15.30
Daily in May-August 11-16.30
Daily in September 12-15.30
Fridays-Sundays in October 12-15.30
Saturdays and Sundays in November 12-15.30
Daily 2-11 December, tours in English at 12 and 14
Tours in French and in German daily in high season, tours in English daily every hour.
Last tour starts at 13.30 before matinee performances.
Groups have to pre-book a guide. Tel. + 46 (0)8-759 04 06, email@example.com
We also accept groups during the winter season!
A Gustavian Christmas
Join us as we step back into an 18th century Christmas. Find out what people ate, how they kept warm, how many candles were consumed and how the royals entertained themselves with lots of yuletide play-acting.
3 December at 12.00 and 14.00, 4 December at 12.00 and 14.00
Tickets 120 SEK, children up to 18: 60 SEK online>>> or in the Theater Shop
The same weekend:
Christmas Fair at Drottningholm!
A traditional Christmas Market outside the theatre, where you can buy food and handicrafts. Free entrance. In the Theatre Shop we have loads of decorations and gifts just right for Christmas!