The Museum of National History
Frederiksborg Castle
3400 Hillerød

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Frederiksborg Castle is situated in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen. This impressive and unrivalled Renaissance castle was built in the first decades of the 17th century by the legendary Danish King Christian IV and incorporates the best of Renaissance architecture and craftsmanship. Today, the castle houses The Museum of National History with a unique collection of historical paintings. The enchanting location in the middle of the Castle Lake, surrounded by the Baroque Garden and romantic landscaped gardens, makes Frederiksborg Castle a unique place for superb cultural experiences, scenic walks and boat tours. The old wine cellar houses the Children’s Exhibition and activity room and lunch or refreshments can be enjoyed at Spisestedet Leonora. 

Opening hours: Open all days. April - October 10 - 17 November - March 11 - 15

Entrance fee: Adults DKK 75 / Children (6-15) DKK 20 Students / Senior (65+) DKK 60


Exhibitions 2021:

Until August 8th, 2021 - The Reunification of 1920

A recollection celebrating the 100th anniversary of the reunification of Southern Jutland with Denmark.


Until October 24th, 2021 - The Faces of The Queen

To celebrate Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II’s 80th birthday, the Museum of National History is creating an exhibition portraying the Queen’s life, function and special interests.