About Royal Palace

Built in the first half of the 19th century as the residence to King Charles III of Norway, the Royal Palace in Oslo is now the official residence of the current Norwegian monarch. Located in the central Oslo, the palace is surrounded by a beautiful park with the Palace Square in the front. The public can access this palace only during summer months on guided tours. The entrance is off of Slottsgården on the west side of the Royal Palace. It takes an hour to complete the tour. The guided tour takes visitors through some of the most beautiful staterooms in the Royal Palace: Cabinet Cloakroom, Cabinet Parlour, Council Chamber, White Parlour, King Haakon VII Suite, Upper Vestibule, Bird Room, Mirror Hall, Family Dining Room, Small Ceremonial Hall, Great Hall, and the Banqueting Hall. 

Must See

  • Cabinet Parlour
  • Council Chamber
  • King Haakon VII Suite

How to reach

Train: Take a train from Oslo S to Nationaltheatret Station. Take a 2 min walk to the Royal Palace.

Subway: Take the line 5 Subway from Stortinget to Nationaltheatret Station. Take a 2-minute walk to the Royal Palace.

Tram: Take the Tram Line 19 from Øvre Slottsgate to Nationaltheatret Station. Take a 2-minute walk to the Royal Palace.

Alternatively, you can walk for 15 minutes to reach the Royal Palace or take a direct taxi.


  • All visitors must follow a guided tour. They are in English and Norwegian.
  • Conveniently purchase your tickets in advance.
  • Changing of the guards every day at 1:30 p.m.
  • Service in the Palace Chapel on Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
  • Smoking indoors is not allowed.
  • This palace is wheelchair accessible.

Visit Time

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Entrance Fee

  • Adults: NOK 140
  • Children (3-12 years old), seniors and students: NOK 110
  • Children under 3: Free
  • Escorts of persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge.
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Time you can spend

2 hours


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