Visitor information

Opening hours

From 6 June, Brederode Castle will be open to visitors who have pre-booked tickets with a time slot:

Wednesday 11 am – 5 pm
Friday 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

During the summer holidays from Wednesday 8 July to Sunday 30 August, the Castle is open as follows:

Wednesday 11 am – 5 pm
Thursday 11 am – 5 pm
Friday 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Tea garden is temporarily only accessible to visitors who have pre-booked tickets for the Castle.

Outside the opening hours, appointments can be made during the season for tours on request, weddings, photo shoots and location rentals. Send an email via Contact.

Adjusted admission prices from June to August 2020

Due to the COVID-19 guidelines, it is mandatory to book tickets online in advance.
For the general terms and conditions click here.

Entrance €6.00
Children 4 to 11 years €5.50
Children 0 to 3 years Free

These prices include booking fees and access to the additional exhibitions and activities organised at the castle, unless stated otherwise. To comply with the COVID-19 guidelines of the RIVM, you need to book in advance and a route has been set up to ensure the 1.5 meters distance. See Protocol Safe Visit.

Guided tours, Living History weekends, exhibitions and events may be subject to custom prices.

Free parking in the adjacent car park.

Dogs on a leash are welcome too.

PIN (Maestro) is possible. We do not accept credit cards, only for payment of the tickets through the reservation system.

Unfortunately, the Museum Year Card is not valid for Brederode Castle.

Photography & Drones

Photo shoots and drones are only allowed after appointment. Respect the safety and privacy of our visitors, volunteers and the managers who live on the property.


Brederode Castle is located on velserenderlaan 2, 2082 LA Santpoort-Zuid and is located next to National Park Zuid-Kennemerland with beautiful walking and cycling routes. This area was once owned by the mighty Lords of Brederode. Attraction Amsterdam

Route via the A9 from the direction of Amsterdam and Utrecht click here.
Route via the A9 from the direction Beverwijk and Alkmaar click here.
Route from the direction Hillegom, Heemstede and Haarlem click here.

Public Transport
Take into account the Corona measures! Wearing a face mask is mandatory in public transport.
The castle is easily accessible by train. See train station Santpoort-Zuid, 35 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station. After a 10 minutes walk you are at Brederode Castle;

Bus 481 temporarily does not run, due to corona. (stop ‘Anna van Saksenlaan’, not on Sundays and public holidays).

Unfortunately, the castle itself is poorly accessible for wheelchair users. The Tea Garden, with some help, is accessible to them.

Accommodation Assumburg Castle

Do you want to combine your visit with an overnight stay in a medieval castle? Hostel Stayoke offers overnight accommodation in the Assumburg castle in Heemskerk.