Visitor information

Opening hours

Brederode Castle is open until October to visitors. A COVID QR-code is not required. It is highly recommended to purchase tickets in advance via our reservation system. This prevents access being denied in the event of excessive crowds.

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


In the summer period from 14 July to 5 September 2021, the opening hours are:

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

Outside opening hours, appointments can be made for guided tours on request, weddings, photo shoots, private activities and location rental. Due to.m Covid-19, not all private activities can take place. Send an email for more information via Contact.

Entrance fees 2021

The Terms and Conditions can be found 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.

Guided tours, Living History weekends, exhibitions and events may be subject to adjusted 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 Museumjaarkaart is not valid for Brederode Castle.

Photography, Film & Drones

Photo/Film shoots and drones are only allowed after appointment. Respect the safety and privacy of our visitors, volunteers, who work there, even outside opening hours, and the managers who work and live there.


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.

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! Facemask is mandatory.
Nearby the Castle is a train station.. See train station Santpoort-Zuid, 35 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station. After a 10 minutes walk you are at Brederode Castle;

Neighbourhood bus 481, stop ‘Anna van Saksenlaan’ about a 2-minute walk (not on Sundays and public holidays). See

Unfortunately, the Castle itself is poorly accessible to walker/wheelchair users. The Tea Garden, with some help, is accessible to them.

Spend the night on an estate or in a castle

Do you want to combine your visit with an overnight stay on a historic estate or in a castle?

Enjoy a stylish overnight stay at Landgoed Duin & Kruidberg with an attractive package including a day with a bicycle at your disposal.
The estate is less than ten minutes by bike from Brederode Castle.

A more simple accommodation is possible in the medieval castle Assumburg in Heemskerk. This is about 20 minutes by car to the Ruin of Brederode and about an hour by public transport. Hostel Stayokay offers accommodation in Assumburg Castle which are also very suitable for families with children!