THE MUSEUM OF NATIONAL HIRSTORY AT FREDERIKSBORG CASTLE

Frederiksborg-Slot

3400 Hillerød,
T:: 4826 0439,
www.dnm.dk


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Frederiksborg Castle is situated in Hillerød, north of Copenhagen. This impressive and unrivalled Renaissance castle was built in the first centuries of the 17th century by the legendary Danish King Christian IV and incorporates the best of Renaissance architecture and craftmanship. Frederiksborg Castle is a unique place for superb cultural experiences, scenic walks and boat tours.

Frederiksborg Castle has housed.

Frederiksborg Castle is the largest Renaissance Castle in Scandinavia. The castle was built by King Christian IV in the early decades of the 17th century and incorporates the best of Renaissance architecture and craftsmanship.

Since 1878, Frederiksborg Castle has housed the Museum of National History. A tour through the museum is a tour through 500 years of Danish history illustrated by portraits, history paintings, furniture and decorative art. Here the guest encounters people and events which have shaped Danish history from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

 

 

The Museum of National History since 1878. A tour through the museum’s many beautiful rooms is an encounter with kings, queens, nobles, the bourgeois, events, and epochs, which have all shaped the country’s history and development from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

The museum depicts the history of Denmark through its rich collection of portraits, history paintings, furniture and art manufacture. Touring the museum, you will encounter people and events that have helped shape the history of Denmark from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

The historical interiors of the museum and the splendorous rooms of the castle give a sensuous impression of changing styles and epochs as well as the social conventions of earlier times. The collection of portraits is the largest and most significant in Denmark and new works are continually added to our collection of paintings, busts, drawings and photographs.

The Museum of National History is open every day all year round.