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:



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.

Saturday 9 December at 12.00 and at 14.00
Sunday 10 December at 12.00 and at 14.00

Tickets 150 SEK, students 100 SEK

Do not miss! 
9-10 December there is a traditional Christmas Market on the courtyard in front of the theatre. Food and handicrafts.
Lots of Christmas decorations and gifts in the Theatre Shop.


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>>>



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.



Opening hours 2017

Guided tours only
Saturdays and Sundays in March 12-15.30
Daily in April 12-15.30
Daily in May-August 11-16.30
Daily in September 11-15.30
Fridays-Sundays in October 12-15.30
Saturdays and Sundays in November 12-15.30
Saturdays and Sundays in until 17 December 12-15.30

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,
We also accept groups during the winter season!