Officially the Museum of National History, the 17th century Dutch Renaissance castle features royal portrait collections. Visitors can also enjoy boating trips on the castle lake – and a stroll through the magnificent formal gardens. Regular concerts are held in the baroque castle church.
Photo: The National Museum at Frederiksborg Castle
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is located on the coast and strikes the rare balance between landscape, architecture and art. Every year, Louisiana shows six to eight major exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, including classical masters of modern art as well as new and upcoming international artists.
Towering above the sea and bristling with cannons, Kronborg Castle is the fictional home of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The play is staged each summer at the castle, which enjoys UNESCO World Heritage patronage.
The Danish national maritime museum is built around the old dry dock of Elsinore Shipyard from 1953 and is designed by BIG. Guests and good stories are at the center, where sailor tattoos, torpedoes and a MAERSK container help to set the stage for 600 years of maritime history.
Photo: Rasmus Hjortshøj
The beautiful Baroque-style palace is often the setting for important events in the lives of the Royal Family, such as weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays, and the Queen also receives Heads of State from all over the world at Fredensborg. The Palace is open to the public in July/August, on guided tours.
Photo: Fredensborg Palace, Roberto Fortuna