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Practical information

The Royal Palace is open to visitors during the summer. The following provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about the guided tours and events at the Royal Palace.


The guided tour covers two floors. An elevator is available for elderly or mobility-impaired visitors. Wheelchairs and rollators will also be provided upon request. Palace personnel will gladly assist anyone in need of help using the stairs. Folding chairs are available if needed.

For reasons of accessibility, visitors using large electric wheelchairs must be transported directly to the second floor by elevator.

Baby carriages

Baby carriages and other child carriers must be left in the cloakroom. The children are of course welcome on the tour.


The public entrance is located on the west side of the Royal Palace (at the rear of the Palace, facing Parkveien). 

If you arrive at the Palace from the Palace Square, you must walk to the rear of the Palace to find the entrance. Photo: Liv Osmundsen, the Royal Court.


Visitors must leave their handbags, coats, cameras and umbrellas in the cloakroom lockers. Baby carriages and other child carriers must be left in the cloakroom. 


Guide dogs / seeing eye dogs are welcome on tours of the Palace.

Gift shop

At the end of the tour it is possible to visit the gift shop, located next to the cloakroom. The gift shop sells souvenirs, books and postcards.

Some of the souvenirs available at the gift shop. Photo: Jan Haug, the Royal Court

Mobile phones

Out of courtesy to the guides and other visitors, mobile phones must be turned off during the tour.


Parking of cars and busses at the Royal Palace is not permitted. An exception is made for cars with parking stickers for disabled persons.


Photography is not permitted inside the Royal Palace, but a photo opportunity has been set up in the Vestibule.


The guided tours' office can be reached at (+47) 22 04 89 64 between 10:00 and 17:00 during the summer season.

Tickets and opening hours 

Please find detailed informations on tickets, prices and opening hours in the Facts sections at the right of the page (or at the bottom if you are using a mobile device).

Tickets are available through or telephone no + 47 815 33 133.

Toilet facilities

Public toilets are located near the cloakroom. Wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities are also available within the Palace.



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Have a peek at a guided tour of the Royal Palace (Photo: Christian Lagaard, The Royal Court)

Opening hours 2024

The Royal Palace is open for guided tours during summer. The 2024 season will be from 22 June until 18 August. In this period the Palace will be open for guided tours every day from 10:00-17:00 (last admission).

The tours last approximately 45 minutes. There are three tours every hour (10:00, 10:20, 10:40...). 

There are five tours in English every day: at 12:00, 12:20, 14:00, 14:20 and 16:00.

Please note

On 4 July, 20 July, 9 August and 16 August the tours will not begin until 13:00.


Fugleværelset. Foto: Øivind Möller Bakken, Det kongelige hoff.

Tickets 2024

The Royal Palace will be open to visitors from 22 June until 18 August 2024. Tickets will be available through Ticketmaster from early March 2024.

  • Adults (including seniors): 220,-
  • Students: 110,-
  • Children (6–17): 110,-
  • Children 0–5: free
  • Wheelchair (all ages): 110,-
  • Closed groups of up to 40 persons: NOK 6000,-

The ticket for the Royal Palace includes entrance to the Queen Sonja Art Stable.
The prices include a ticket fee of NOK 25,-.