Stiftsgården

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.

  • The Dining Room, Stiftsgården. Photo: Jette C. Petersen
    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 now closed for visitors and will open again the 1st of June 2018. In 2018 The Royal Residence is open for the public from the 1st of June to the 19th of August. 

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: omvisningsleder.stiftsgarden@nkim.museum.no (minimum 10 person in one group). 

Guided tours (1st of June - 19th of August 2018)

  • 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.

Entrance Fee

  • Adult: 100 NOK
  • Groups of 10 or more: 80 NOK
  • Concession/student: 80 NOK
  • Children 6+: 60 NOK