Brundlund Castle

Aabenraa, Denmark

Brundlund Castle was build 1411 by Queen Margareth I. It was used as the residence of the county prefect for several hundred years and it helped strengthening the position of the crown in Southern Jutland. The castle has been rebuilt a number of times, most recently in 1805-1807 and has fully restored in 1985. In 1998 it opened as an art museum cointaining Danish art from the 18th century to the present. Brundlund Castle Art Museum also has a collections of paintings, sculptures and graphic works.

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Founded: 1411
Category: Castles and fortifications in Denmark
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Denmark)

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Sofia Suhorska (9 months ago)
My visit to the castle was quite different from what I had expected. Anticipating a tour of the castle's antique furniture and historical overview, I was disappointed to find that it was primarily a picture gallery. With only two accessible floors and the third floor closed, the painting exhibition felt small. The vintage paintings on the first floor were exquisitely adorned, mirroring the beautiful interior. However, the second floor featured modern art that didn't seem to fit the castle's ambiance, leaving me uninterested in capturing photos. The majority of the castle is reserved for employees and inaccessible to visitors, resulting in a lack of preserved history. Regrettably, I didn't learn anything intriguing about the castle during my visit. The surrounding area was compact yet well-maintained, with its proximity to the center being a plus. The admission fee of 85dkk per person felt reasonable, but I wouldn't recommend visiting this castle. It no longer retains its castle essence and seems more like an art gallery that could exist elsewhere.
Kenn Madsen (15 months ago)
Pay this place a visit in the spring ???
Corinna B (2 years ago)
Nice little park. But the building is no castle ?
Aga Gansiniec (2 years ago)
Really amazing place with good art ! If you are around don't miss it.
Krzysztof Socha (2 years ago)
An old (and quite crooked) castle with a very nice painting exhibition. Well adapted to access with a wheelchair, even though it must have been quite a challenge. Cosy café with absolutely excellent coffee! A really charming place.
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