Theme tours

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.
The theme tours are bookable for groups, at any time. For more information on group bookings:

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RENDEZVOUs - the history of love and passion

From rococo serenades, engagements and royal weddings 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, in the 18th century. We walk a lot, in many staircases, all around the theatre.

28 July, 31 July, 2 August at 15.00
Tickets SEK 150, students SEK 100

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.
Read more about the film here>>>

23 June, 30 June, 13 July, 18 August, 29 September at 15.00
Tickets SEK 150, students SEK 100

Backstage Tour

We celebrate the European Historic Theatres Day with an exclusive guided to aur of Drottningholm Court Theatre including the backstage area and the unique stage machinery. In English. Every year on and around 25 October, historic theatre buildings across Europe, as well as institutions and initiatives devoted to our theatre heritage, celebrate the European Historic Theatres Day. Inaugurated by PERSPECTIV - Association of Historic Theatres in Europe -, the European Historic Theatres Day takes place for the second consecutive year.

From the ancient Greeks until today, the theatre buildings of Europe reflect the colourful tapestry of cultural, social, and artistic history of our continent. The European Historic Theatres Day invites all Europeans to discover how the history of Europe is mirrored in these wonderful buildings, to see stage machinery old and new in action, and to enjoy our rich cultural heritage. Your guide will be Åsa Tillman, Planning Manager at Drottningholms Slottsteater and Vice President of PERSPECTIV – Association of Historic Theatres in Europe. Let's celebrate!

25 October at 11.00 (in English), 13.00 (in Swedish)
Tickets SEK 150, students SEK 100

Opening hours 2019

Guided tours only, regularly in English and Swedish; tours in French and German daily in high season

March Saturdays and Sundays 12-15.30
April daily 12-15.30
May-September daily 11-16.30
October daily 12-15.30
November-15 December Saturdays and Sundays 12-15.30

Last tour starts at 13.30 before matinee performances.


Groups have to pre-book a guide. Tel. + 46 (0)8-759 04 06,
We also accept groups during the winter season!