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NOTE! On Sunday 23rd of June Artipelag closes at 3 p.m.

Artipelag opening hours

Visit Artipelag

Opening hours

(Until June 27, resumes from August 27).

The various departments’ opening hours may differ.


  • Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm*

Bådan Café & Pâtisserie

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm*

Design Shop

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm*

Artipelag Restaurant:

  • Saturday - Sunday 11.30 am - 5 pm*

The Reception

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm*

*= NOTE! On Sunday 23rd of June Artipelag closes at 3 p.m.

Summer Opening Hours

(from June 29 – August 25)

The Art Gallery

  • Monday to Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm

Imagine Van Gogh

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:30 am – 6 pm

Bådan Café & Pâtisserie

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:30 am – 6 pm

Design Shop

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:30 am – 6 pm

Artipelag Restaurant:

  • Thursday - Sunday 11.30 am - 5 pm

The Reception

  • Monday to Sunday: 10:30 am – 6 pm

Irregular Opening Hours

  • Midsummer’s Eve, June 21: 11 am–3 pm
  • Midsummer’s Day, June 22: 11 am–5 pm

On several days this summer, Artipelag will close earlier due to concerts being held in the Foyer. These times apply to visitors without tickets to the concerts.

Currently, the following days are affected:

  • June 16: 11 am–3 pm
  • June 23: 11 am–3 pm
  • August 14: 10:30 am–4 pm

Bådan Café and Pâtisserie and the Design Shop will remain open until 15:45 (16:45 on August 14) for all visitors with tickets to the performances.

Artipelag is completely closed to the public a few days a year, outdoors and indoors.

These days are as follows:
Friday, June 28
Wednesday, September 4
Thursday, September 5
Friday, September 6
Friday, November 8

How to get to Artipelag

We have a bus service that operates between Cityterminalen and Artipelag.

Read more and buy tickets


SL bus from Slussen

Take bus 474 from Slussen towards Hemmesta or Mölnvik and get off at Värmdö marknad bus stop. From there you will take the connecting bus 468 towards Hålludden, departing from the opposite side of the road. Get off at Hålludden bus stop. Kindly plan your journey to match the buses by using the SL travel planner.

From Värmdö marknad you can also walk to Artipelag. The distance is approximately 3,5 km. Follow the road from Coop and INGO petrol station and then follow the directions to Artipelag.

SL bus from Medborgarplatsen

Take bus 423 from Medborgarplatsen (Götgatan 59) and get off at Hålluddens trafikplats. From here the walking distance is 1,5 km to the main entrance of Artipelag (kindly note that bus 423 only operates on weekday afternoons.)

From Stockholm

Take the motorway 222 towards Gustavsberg and follow the directions to Hålludden/Artipelag.

Directions on Google Maps

From Värmdö/Ingarö
Take the freeway 222 towards Stockholm, take the exit Värmdö marknad and then take the right on Ingarövägen. Turn left in the roundabout at COOP and thereafter follow directions towards Artipelag. From Gustavsberg, turn right in the roundabout by COOP at Värmdö Marknad and thereafter follow directions.

Directions on Google Maps

There are 350 parking spaces distributed across four car parks: Björn, Lillemor, Josefin, and Tony. Disabled parking permit holders can park for free in all car parks but must register at the reception at Artipelag.

Charging posts
Five charging stations are available in the Tony car park. Parking is only allowed while charging and for a maximum of three hours. It costs 3.5 SEK per kWh plus 35 SEK per hour for parking. Payment and charging are only possible via Easypark.

Prices & Payment
Parking at any of Artipelag’s car parks (Lillemor, Björn, Josefin, and Tony) costs 35 SEK per hour for up to 3 hours, after which it is free.

We use the EasyPark system for payment, and we recommend that you download their mobile app from the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play (Android). Parking is registered via a parking camera at entry and exit.

If you do not pay via EasyPark, an invoice for the amount due plus an invoicing fee will be sent through Svea Ekonomi.

Please contact Artipelag’s reception for any questions.

It is possible to cycle to Artipelag from Stockholm. The bicycle route from Slussen is approximately 25 kilometres and it takes less than 2 hours if you keep a steady pace.

Almost the entire cycle path is separated from car traffic, and several sections run near water and through greenery.

Once at Artipelag you can lock your bicycle to the bike racks.

Recommended directions according to Google Maps.

Cykelväg från SlussenBike path from Slussen.

For visitors arriving to Artipelag by their own boats we offer a guest harbour consisting of 25 berths with Y-booms. Visitors to Artipelag may dock their boats up to 24 hours. Please note that services like electricity, garbage collection or restrooms are not available.

The berths have a width of between 2,5m up to 5,3 m. The outer length measures approximately 100 m and is well suited for larger boats.

Position: N 59° 18 ́ 4”, O 18° 20 ́ 7”

We also offer docking for kayaks as well and embarkation areas.

Gustavsbergs Taxi

The taxi company Gustavsberg Taxi offers a fixed price from Artipelag.
Book a taxi by calling: (+46) 8–520 111 11 and state ”fixed price”.

  • Artipelag – Värmdö marknad 175 SEK (Big car 215 SEK)
  • Artipelag – Stockholm city 595 SEK (Big car 805 SEK) *
  • Artipelag – Bromma 795 SEK (Big car 1075 SEK)
  • Artipelag – Arlanda 1095 SEK (Big car 1480 SEK)

* City includes Södermalm and Kungsholmen, but not Östermalm, an additional fare will be added then.

Boat taxi 

Vision of Stockholm offer regular tours from Nybroviken in Stockholm to Artipelag.


The boat trips to Artipelag operate during spring, summer, and early autumn. The first departure for 2024 will be on May 4.

Read more

Admission fees

It is free of charge to enter the building and to visit our public areas like our café, the design shop or to take a walk in our lovely nature. We have cash-free cash registers.

Entrance fees to Berlinde De Bruyckere – No Life Lost and Sculpture in Nature can be seen on the exhibition page.

Discover more with an Art.Pass.

Our permanent outdoor exhibition Sculpture in Nature.

Adults and students SEK 50
Art.Pass holders and children (0-17 years) free

Buy an audio guide to the outdoor exhibition “Sculpture in Nature” on our webshop and listen to it on your smartphone or tablet.

The audio guide is available in Swedish and English. You will be able to choose the language after you have purchased the audio guide.

Practical information

Here you can find some practical information on frequently asked questions.

Områdeskarta april 2021

  1. Main building
  2. Bus stop “Hålludden”
  3. Parking Tony
  4. South walk – nature path
  5. Parking Josefin
  6. Parking Björn
  7. Parking Lillemor
  8. Bus stop “Artipelagstigen”
  9. North walk
  10. Beach walk
  11. Guest harbour
  12. Steam boat dock
  13. “Main office” walk
  14. “Milky Way” – roof terrace

We have introduced cashless payments, and no longer accept cash. Credit and debit cards from Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted.

We also accept Swish payments.


  • 136 lockers on floor 1 (free to use, no coins needed)
  • 47 toilets
  • Elevators between all floors
  • Six disabled toilets distributed across all floors
  • No impeding thresholds in the building
  • 1 km long boardwalk adapted for weelchairs and strollers
  • Wheelchairs for use
  • Art guides in the art exhibitions
  • BabyBjörn high chairs are available for use in Bådan Café and in Artipelag Restaurant.
  • Baby feeding room equipped with a sofa, private toilet and lockable sliding door on floor two.
  • Three changing tables on floor one.
  • Strollers and BabyBjörn carriers available for use.
  • Dogs are not allowed indoors at Artipelag.
  • They are allowed outdoors and on the outdoor terraces.
  • They must always be on a leash and not be left unattended.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed indoors.

Kindly note that smoking and making fire is prohibited across the whole area of Artipelag.

  • It is not allowed to bring and consume your own food and drinks in Artipelag’s nature or on the outdoor terraces connected to our restaurant or café.
  • We have a few picnic benches along the boardwalk, where you can consume the food and drinks that you bring.


With an Art.Pass you have free entrance to all exhibitions, invitations to interesting Art.Pass evenings and other nice offers.

Guided tour with children

A child friendly location.

We provide a baby feeding room and stroller-friendly areas. Besides, we offer a lot of fun activities for the very young.

Go Stockholm.

This card gives you free entrance to all exhibitions. The card is also valid on the Strömma Kanalbolaget’s boat to Artipelag.

Go Stockholm