The exhibition

Gavnø Castle is a cast solid rococo castle and is one of Denmark’s finest castles, where the visitor will find a great many things of interest.

The castle contains many fine examples of antiquities, art and furniture from the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, amoThe large collection of antiquities is on display in the beautiful furnished rooms and halls. Please notice The Big Dining room with the Italian stuk ceiling, the great French Bacchara chandelier and the floor made of pommersk fyr and the beautiful furnished guest rooms from the 1750’erne.

A writer, who visited Gavnø Castle in 1845, wrote: “In the entire main building almost all the walls and rooms, yes, even the staircases, are decorated with paintings”. This fantastic sight is still true today.ng them, gothic, renascence, baroque and rococo.

Newly restored rooms

Explore seven newly restored living rooms; Big Billiard, Architect, Bielke, Grey Damask, Countess Thott, King Frederik V, Lens Baroness Elisabeth Thott and the Queen. The beautiful stucco ceilings, walls, floors and windows have been carefully restored. All furniture is post-treated by specialists and upholstered with upholstery fabrics from eg. Houlés and Rubelli. The four-poster beds are brought back to how they originally looked. The glass sections of the windows are covered with UV filters to spare the paintings and furniture for the damagins rays of the sun.

Facts Box

The Gavnø Fonden has laid out a large-scale restoration plan that includes both the physical building heritage and its interior. The restoration of the second floor of the castle has begun and can be experienced up close.