The face of the painting Vertumnus.
The world-famous work of art Vertumnus can be seen at Skokloster Castle. Photo: Jens Mohr, Skokloster Castle/SHM (CC BY).
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Easter opening

The castle is blooming on the Easter weekend! We display fantastic installations with inspiration from the baroque. Also the world famous art work Vertumnus is back after an international tour – come and see it with your own eyes!

Opening hours during Easter

During Easter, 7–10 April, we are open 11.00-16.00.

Please use the small entrance on the castle's south side.

Bouquets in the spirit of Vertumnus

Fantastic installations with inspiration from the baroque and the painting Vertumnus are on display in the state apartments. In collaboration with Interflora.

Details of flowers from the artwork Vertumnus.
Photo: Jens Mohr, Skokloster Castle/SHM (CC BY).

See world famous Vertumnus

On the ground floor of the castle is the exhibition Dreams of Skokloster – between battlefield and the starry sky, which is the castle’s permanent exhibition. The unique collection of splendid artefacts, including world famous paintings such as Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s painting Vertumnus, is on display here. There are also books, costumes and celestial globes to describe Skokloster Castle’s exciting history. You are welcome to visit the exhibition without a guide.

Exhibition price

The entrance charge of SEK 120 includes your visit to the exhibition Dreams of Skokloster – between battlefield and the starry sky.

Tulips in the foreground and Skokloster Castle in the background.
Photo: Lotta Lindley, Skokloster Castle/SHM.
April 7–10 at 13:00

Easter eggs and castle safari

We look at Vertumnus, one of the world’s best known paintings. You can find roses, chilis, courgettes and much more! Then we make baroque style Easter eggs! We recommend the activities for children aged 6 and above.

Castle safari through the Wrangel Suite

Can you find all the animals in the pictures, tapestries or up on the ceiling? To on a castle safari costs SEK 45.

Audio guide for all the family

Price: SEK 20 for adults, children up to 19 free.

At Skokloster Castle, you can also take a guided tour on your own with our audio guide- It opens in your phone and takes you around the state apartments and the castle’s permanent exhibition on the ground floor. Scan the QR code, plug in the headphones and step into history.

A guide shows a group of visitors around the castle.
Photo: Ola Myrin, Skokloster Castle/SHM.

Castle tours in English

We offer guided tours in English at 12.15 daily during the Easter Holiday. Tickets costs SEK 150 (includes admission). Buy tickets on site in the castle entrance.

The castle café is open

For freshly baked pastries, sandwiches and home-made lunches.

Visit the museum shop

Vertumnus as a breakfast tray? We offer products with a connection to the castle collections.