A unicorn in a mysterious fairy forest.
Visit our unicorn exhibition. Photo: Samuel Voigt Lind.
February 17th to March 3nd (closed on Monday, February 19th and 26th)

Winter break – visit The Royal Armoury

Visit The Royal Armoury during the Winter break and challenge your own superpowers in our very own Unicorn Grand Prix. Check out the popular family exhibition about the exciting unicorn.

Activities during the winter break

Daily when the museum is open

Explore our unicorn exhibition!

What does a unicorn look like? A white horse with a billowing mane and a long, spiral horn on its forehead or a little purple pony with wings?  The unicorn myth has existed for thousands of years and it looks different in different places around the world.

Visit the unicorn exhibition

February 17th – March 3nd, from 11:00 to 16.00 (closed on Monday, February 19th and 26th)

Unicorn Grand Prix

Step into the museum's auditorium and join in on our fun winter break activity. The Unicorn Grand Prix is in full swing! You can borrow a hobbyhorse on-site or bring your own. No registration required.

Where is the Castle Mouse?

The Castle Mouse has lived in the Castle's cellar for several hundred years and has a secret chest filled with fun things. With the help of the chest, the whole family can explore the The Royal Armoury in a playful way and engage multiple senses.

A golden little mouse with a crown on his head.
Photo: Jens Mohr, The Royal armoury/SHM.

Guided tour for the whole family (in Swedish)

We offer guided tours of our exhibitions during the holidays for the whole family.

A child is looking up at a suit of armor.
Photo: Erik Lernestål, The Royal armoury/SHM.

The Children's Armoury

Welcome to a magical space! Here, you encounter the royal enchanting history from the children's perspective. Snuggle under the glittering starry sky, explore the curiosity cabinet and trying out royal outfits.

Two children are playing with crowns, masks, and costumes.
Photo: Jens Mohr, The Royal armoury/SHM.

Plan your visit

Opening hours during the Winter Break

February 17 – March 3 (closed Monday, February 19 and 26)

Tuesday–Sunday: 11.00–17.00
Thursday: 11.00–20.00

Admissions and tickets

  • Regular admission: SEK 150 (also includes retirees and students)
  • Children and youth aged 0-18: Free admission
  • Individuals escorting visitors with accessibility needs have free admission.

About admissions and tickets

Good things to know before your visit

  • Wardrobe: Next to the museum shop, there is a wardrobe and lockers.
  • Food and beverages: It is not allowed to bring food and drinks into the museum.
  • Stroller: Unfortunately, it is not possible to bring strollers into the museum. There is an option to park and secure strollers outside of the museum.

Plan your visit


All public spaces are wheelchair accessible, and it's possible to borrow a wheelchair on-site. We continuously strive to improve our accessibility to make it easy to visit us, both in person and digitally.

About accessibility in the museum