The castle is open daily during the summer months from May till September. But during the rest of the year (from October till May), it's only open on weekends. The steam train ride is only open in the summer, from May till September.
Entrance to Gripsholm Castle is free with the Stockholm Pass, the sightseeing city card which can be purchased online.
This day trip to Gripsholm Castle is a historical adventure through one of Sweden’s most unique castles. The castle is located in a scenic, lakeside town just 40 minutes away from Stockholm. And, there is plenty to enjoy both inside and outside Gripsholm. This Swedish castle boasts both historical and artistic treasures, as well as beautiful grounds. Visitors can choose to either take a tour or roam freely through the many rooms and towers. In fact, this is a wonderful setting for little princes and princesses to play make-believe. The adventure rounds off with a memorable ride on a historical steam train preserved from the 1800s, complete with uniformed conductors. Enjoy this itinerary for a memorable and magical option in Stockholm with kids.