Hammershus Visitor Center

Experience Hammershus as you never have before from the Hammershus Visitor Center.

Hammershus Visitor Center
In March 2018 Hammershus Visitor Center opened. The visitor center is built so that it adds into the landscape about 200 m east of Hammershus and separated from the castle by a gorge.

From the Visitor Center you can see Hammershus in a whole new perspective with an amazing panoramic view from the visitor Center’s large windows.

Hammershus exhibition
In the visitor center it’s possible to see an exhibition about Hammershus, made in collaboration with the Museum of South Denmark. The exhibition will let you learn the incredible history of the castle ruin.

Hammershus is Northern Europe’s largest castle ruin and Bornholm’s most visited attraction. It is believed that Hammershus was completed in the late 1200s. Christian IV’s daughter, Leonora Christina and her husband, Corfitz Ulfeldt, were imprisoned in the in 1660-61 for treason. Hammershus has a dramatic story that you can read more about here.

Handicap-friendly visitor centre
The visitor centre is accessable without any problems for wheelchairs and walking disabled. There is a parking lot for busses and handicap parking at the entrance of the visitor centre. The centre is accessable for wheelchairs and there is also a handicap toilet.

Brohuset Café and shop and Restaurant Solveig
In the Visitor Centre you’ll find the new café and shop Brohuset and also Restaurant Solveig. On the menu you’ll find traditional Danish Smørrebrød as well as fish filet and meat balls for kids.

→ Read more about Restaurant Solveig

Visit Hammerhus Visitor Center in 3D

Visitor Centre and parking fees


The entrance to the Visitor Centre is free

Please note: Parking fees

  • There are parking fees on the new large parking lot P2 from the Saturday before Palm Sunday up to and including the autumn holiday in week 42 (DKK 30,- for 6 hours)
  • Please pay your fees by either using ParkZone’s smartphone-app “EasyPark” or the parkometers (enter you car’s registration number and pay with coins or credit card, the ticket itself doesn’t need to be placed in the car – the attendants check the registration numbers)
  • The little parking lot P1 right beside the Visitor Centre is ONLY for busses and disabled parking
  • Parking free of charge is possible at Hammersholm or at the Opalsøen


Opening hours:

  • 13th April - 30th June: 10.00 - 16.00
  • 1st July - 30st August: 10.00 - 20.00
  • 31st August - 31st October: 10.00 - 16.00
  • 1st November - 31st December: Open on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) 10.00 - 16.00


  • Slotslyngvej 9
  • 3770 Allinge


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