The Little Ferry on the Castle Lake by Frederiksborg Castle
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Frederiksborg Castle
Museum of National History
DK-3400 Hillerød
+45 4826 0439
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Experience Frederiksborg Castle and the Museum of National History with its magnificent halls, portraits, history paintings, and special exhibitions

Located just 35 minutes north of Copenhagen

The impressive Renaissance-style Frederiksborg Castle, built by Christian IV in the early 17th century, was intended to showcase the king's power. Located in a fairytale setting in the middle of the Castle Lake and surrounded by a Baroque Garden and a romantic landscape garden, Frederiksborg Castle offers a unique destination. Visitors can enjoy great cultural experiences, gourmet dining, garden walks, and boat trips with the Little Ferry on Castle Lake throughout the summer.

Museum of National History and National Portrait Gallery

Frederiksborg Castle functions as both the Museum of National History and the National Portrait Gallery. It houses the country’s largest and most significant portrait collection, while its history paintings depict important national events.

Experience the pomp and splendor of bygone times up close in the Castle Church, the Great Hall, and the Audience Hall, which offer insights into evolving periods and styles. Additionally, the castle hosts changing special exhibitions each year.

The Great Hall at Frederiksborg Castle
© Museum of National History / Frederiksborg Castle
Frederiksborg Castle Gardens
© Museum of National History / Frederiksborg Castle

Frederiksborg for children

Experience Frederiksborg Castle from a child's perspective with one of the museum's treasure hunts. Special activities for children are available during holiday seasons.

Dine at Rabarbergaarden Slottet

The museum’s restaurant, Rabarbergaarden Slottet (the Rhubarb Farm at the Castle), brings the flavors of North Zealand to your table. Enjoy a gastronomic experience featuring local, organic ingredients from a sustainable farm-to-table kitchen.

The museum is open every day throughout the year. For opening hours, please visit the museum's website.

Petra exhibition at Frederiksborg Castle
© Museum of National History / Frederiksborg Castle
Local, organic ingredients from Rabarbergaarden Slottet
© Museum of National History / Frederiksborg Castle
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