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Royal Armory

Slottsbacken 3 | Kungliga Slottet, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
+46 8 402 30 30
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Free entry and nice

The entry is free of charge but there are so many nice stuffs showing there. It is interesting and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
cpcog
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Hong Kong, China
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Great museum- kids play area

This museum is free and fabulous!!! Second floor has kids area to learn more about royal life... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
REDRENSINK
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Atlanta, Georgia
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The Royal Armoury (Livrustkammaren) is a popular family museum located in the cellars of the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The Royal Armoury shows the history of Sweden’s kings and queens from the 15th century until to day.For almost five hundred years items once in the possession of Swedish monarchs and their families have been kept in the Royal Armoury. From generation to generation, they have built up an ever-expanding collection of memories from the country's different dynasties, evoking well-known events in Swedish history.See, for example, the costume worn by Gustav III at that fateful masked ball in 1792, Charles XII's muddy uniform from Fredriksten in 1718, and the blood-stained shirts and elk-hide buff coat worn by Gustav II Adolf at the Battle of Lützen in 1632.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 20:00
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Slottsbacken 3 | Kungliga Slottet, Stockholm 111 30, Sweden
Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
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+46 8 402 30 30
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The entry is free of charge but there are so many nice stuffs showing there. It is interesting and impressive for us to see the armory items. The royal coaches are so grand and elegant!! There is an area suitable for kids too. So this...More

Thank cpcog
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum is free and fabulous!!! Second floor has kids area to learn more about royal life, tangibly. Armor, clothing, royalty, coaches... It was super cool and can't beat the price (FREE)!

Thank REDRENSINK
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small museum which is worth one hour to visit. It is visually captivating with all the artifacts, carriages, jewels and clothing. Exhibits are well lit and a good curatorial effort.

Thank Rcole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The royal carriage section was excellent - very Cinderella! I also enjoyed the assassination section which displayed the clothing worn by the King when he was shot. Very interesting and free so you can't go wrong!

Thank hazzamarri2442
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fact that it is a free entry does help but this is a really interesting museum with the bonus of a few tips for removal of Royalty without resorting to Madame Guillotine.Some great displays of deseased King's bloodied shirts and stuffed favourite horses and...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extraordinary museum, lots of armor, clothes, and vehicles from the past times. A couple of really beautiful royal carriages, just like in fairytales. And there's no admission.

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's free and a real eye opener. We see films from Hollywood of knights in armour on horseback galloping lightly towards each other in battle, but when you see the real thing as you do here you can but wonder how not only the knights...More

Thank POstcardswa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite museums, completely free of charge. It is even better if you take a guided tour (I only did the Swedish ones) as the staff knows a gossip or two that follow the exhibited pieces. Fun for kids and grown-ups.

Thank ClumsyWithWords
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Royal Armory has many exhibits of which the most interesting is the Royal coach area. Here you will find a very interesting display of Royal coaches from many eras in Swedish history. All the coaches are well preserved and displayed very nicely. This musuem...More

Thank JAW06098
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We deeply enjoyed this exhibition from the cellars. Clothing, shields, armours and swords from different times with some background stories to understand better. Wish the panels had English as the pages where you need to search are not convenient.

Thank Anfrist
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Gamla Stan & Riddarholmen
Gamla Stan is Stockholm’s historic old town and home
to the Swedish Royal Palace. It’s the most central
island of Stockholm and accompanied by the small
island of Riddarholmen, mainly known for its famous
Riddarholm Church. Gamla Stan tends to be a bit
touristy at times but is definitely worth visiting:
take a stroll past the well-preserved buildings and
through the small (and also Sweden’s narrowest)
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