Grand dining at the palace
Wine and liqueur tasting
In the wine cellar at Hallwyl museum an array of beverages can be found, ranging from champagne to herbal liqueurs, all neatly arranged. The collection provides a cross-section of the beverage culture of the previous turn of the century, when alcohol was a clear marker of class and identity. Who consumed what, how, and when? This event will be held in Swedish.
A small beverage tasting is also included.
Food for everyday life and parties
Dig in to a Petit chou or "lungmos" – a dish made of ground veal or pig lungs. A well-ordered home around the turn of the century 1900 could serve a lot of different dishes. Everything was adapted to the occasion and person. Listen to a talk about food culture and food for everyday life and parties. With Gösta Sandell, Curator at the National Historical Museums. This event will be held in Swedish.
Set the table for festivity with Hanna Hellquist
Step into the dining room and be greeted by a table set for a grand feast. The tablewear and table tops have been picked out and polished shiny clean to match beautifully with everything from menus to serviette foldings. Join us on a tour from the formal dinner to an everyday celebration table with Hanna Hellquist and Curator Azmara Nigusse. This event will be held in Swedish.
Dinner costumes and table settings are exhibited
Guided tours this autumn
Daily viewings and themed viewings in the palace.
Join us on a tour through the palace where we tell you about how the rooms were used for everyday life and parties. The tour is held outside the museum's regular opening hours.
”Do you believe in ghosts? No, but I am scared of them."
In the years around 1900, a wave of new spirituality and mysticism filled the fine salons. Together with the almost unimaginable scientific advances of the time, it created a world where anything seemed possible. Join us on an eerie walk through the palace this fall, as shadow figures appear and whispers are heard in the dark. The tour is aimed for adults and will be held in Swedish.
Tickets will be released on Tickster week 37.
Literary tea salons
In the beautiful palace kitchen, the reading circle is served tea, scones and cookies. The novel can be picked up in advance in the museum's shop on presentation of a receipt.
Selma Lagerlöf reading circle
Colonel Beerencreutz from Gösta Berlings saga is back! He is now living with a farmer and his family in Stora Kils and one night he gets a most unusual visitor. Fate stands at his doorstep and declares that he has one day left to live. Doctor of philosophy Anna Cavallin will lead us in the discussion of Selma Lagerlöf's short story "The Road Between Heaven and Earth". The reading circle will be held in Swedish.
Literary tea salon with christmas theme
It's Christmas - Christmas for the rich, Christmas for the poor. But what truly brings the greatest joy? Is it the extravagance of food, the beauty of things? Or does the feeling of happiness and peace come from the simple pleasure of eating porridge at one's kitchen table, in the glow of the steady flame of the kerosene lamp? Dr. Anna Cavallin guides us in the discussion about Victoria Benedictsson's short story.
Hallwyl museum for childern and families
Visiting grandma's palace
Join us on a discovery journey inside the home of Walther and Wilhelmina von Hallwyl and their servants. What was it like to live and work in Stockholm's most modern house a hundred years ago, and how did it happen when the grandchildren came to visit? What were the expected behaviors? Where were you allowed to play, and with whom? This tour is aimed at children accompanied by an adult/adults. The recommended age is 6-9 years.
Storytelling with Housemaid Anna - dramatized family tour
Join housemaid Anna on a dramatized adventure of play in the museum. Anna needs help preparing the festive dinner but can't resist showing the children around.
Recommended for children between 6-9 of age.
Time for house haunting! It all begins when Miss Sträng arrives at the peculiar Hallwyl house to work as a governess. What are those stains on the missus's apron, and isn't the servant Läskil rather pale? What really happened when the previous governess left? It becomes a spine-chilling journey through the house in this terrifying dramatized tour for brave children aged 8 and older.
Ticket release on Tickster in week 37.
Christmas time in the palace
How was Christmas celebrated at the turn of the century at Hamngatan 4 in Stockholm? What did they eat, and what traditions were observed during the Christmas holidays? Experience how Christmas was celebrated in the Hallwyl house through our dramatized tours, which we offer annually from the end of November until the Epiphany weekend.
Recommend for children from 9 years old.
Ticket release on Tickster in week 37.