Stiftsgården is the official royal residence in Trondheim. The wooden palace was built in the 1770s as a private home, boasting around 140 rooms, for the affluent Mrs. Schøller.

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    The Dining Room, Stiftsgården. Photo: Jette C. Petersen

Stiftsgården was acquired by the state in 1800. It is one of the most important buildings in Norwegian architectural history, built in the transitional period between Rococo and Classicism. 

Visit Stiftsgården

Guided tours are available during the summer season.

The Royal Residence is open for visitors form the 1st of June, until the 20th of August 2017 (Closed form the 19th of until the 23rd of June).

It is only possible to visit Stiftsgården by attending a tour. The tours are conducted in Norwegian and English. For tours in German or French, please send an e-mail to:

  • Monday-Saturday: guided tours on the hour every hour, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
  • Sunday: guided tours on the hour every hour, 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
  • Adult: NOK 90
  • Groups of 10 or more: NOK 70
  • Concession/student: NOK 70
  • Children 4+: NOK 50

Please notice: The Royal Residence will be closed for visitors form the 19th until the 23rd of June 2017.