Plan your visit
Opening hours 2023
January 3 – January 31: Tuesday – Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
February 1 – December 23: Everyday 10 am – 5 pm*
December 26 – December 30: Everyday 10 am – 5 pm
*November 27: 10 am – 2 pm
The tickets sales closes 30 minutes before closing.
January 1, 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
February 2 due to an exhibition opening
December 24, 25, 31
|Groups (10 persons or more):||DKK 104,- per person|
|Children and youth under 18 years of age:||Free admission|
|School classes* 28 pupils under 18 yrs. + 2 teachers||DKK 150|
|Guided tour 1 hour (max. 25 persons):||DKK 995|
*For primary schools and secondary schools that go around on their own.
Whether it is a memento or the perfect gift, we have a large and varied selection of classic souvenirs, Danish design and unique products, inspired by current exhibitions and collections. The selection ranges from books, i.a. our own series about Danish kings, textiles, jewelery, arts and crafts, local products for classic souvenirs such as key rings, magnets and Christmas decorations.
If you have a club card for Kongernes Samling, you get 10% on the entire range in the store.
You can visit the museum shop without buying a ticket to Koldinghus.
Visitors who use a wheelchair or have a mobility impairment will be provided with the telephone number for the service staff at the ticket counter.
Guide for visitors with a mobility impairment
A. Gate, ticket counter. Contact the staff at the ticket counter to gain direct access to the castle courtyard. The museum has two wheelchairs available for loan.
B. Main entrance for wheelchairs is through Frederik IV’s Hall (no. 34). There is passage through the south wing to a lift in the east wing.
C. Lift. Access to all floors in the south wing.
D. Access to the north wing through the Administration section, using a movable ramp with assistance from our staff.
E. Passage from the Ballroom (no. 9) the Great Hall (no. 10), using a movable ramp with assistance from our staff. To enter the Great Hall, please contact our staff.
F. Access to the ground floor of the north wing.
G. Accessible toilet.
H. Wheelchair lift for access to the Madkælderen restaurant.
NB! Unfortunately, because there is no lift, there is no wheelchair access to the rooms in the tower or to the top of the Giants’ Tower (nos. 11–15).
Getting here and parking
Koldinghus is located a five-minute walk from Kolding Railway Station, Bus Station and City Bus Terminal.
Museum visitors can park in and just outside the Stable Yard.
The car park is owned and operated by the Danish Agency of Culture and Palaces, which charges a fee for parking. PARKING FEE: DKK 12 PER HOUR.
Payment options for parking
- Use a payment card in the automatic card reader
- Download the APCOA FLOW app: For Android | For Apple
- Download the EasyPark app (DKK 16 per hour): For Android | For Apple
Four parking spots inside the Stable Yard are reserved for visitors with disabilities. Please note that the standard parking fee applies to these spots.
There are three free parking spots for coaches/buses in the car park just outside the Stable Yard. There is additional coach/bus parking on Ejlersvej.
- You can always terminate your parking before it expires, so we recommend that you reserve a little longer than you think you will need.
- You can drive all the way up to the castle gate to drop passengers off before continuing down to the Stable Yard to park.
- Click here to find parking in the city
Find your way around the museum
For safety reasons, it is only allowed to carry a small bag into the castle (max. size is D: 21 W: 29 H: 21). Larger bags must be stored in a luggage box (refundable deposit DKK 10/1 euro/1 token).). There’s no space for suitcases. Please note that luggage must be picked up before closing time.
You are not allowed to bring food and drink into the museum; water excepted. You can eat in the MADKÆLDEREN restaurant at Koldinghus.
Private photography with/without a flash using a standard camera, mobile phone or video camera will normally be allowed throughout the museum. Tripods/camera stands are not allowed.
Prams and pushchairs
Prams and pushchairs are allowed in the museum.
Guide dogs are the only animals allowed at the museum; no pets.
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