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Castle Radboud

Oudevaartsgat 8, 1671 HM, Medemblik, The Netherlands
+31 227 541 960
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Nice but not much to see

Nice place, great for photos and to get some Dutch culture. The moat and the harbour are really... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Dan E
The castle was closed or not....

We went to see this castle. The main gate and door were both opened. When we arrived at the... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2017
David C
Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Feb 13, 2017
“Nice but not much to see”
Jan 16, 2017
“The castle was closed or not....”
Oudevaartsgat 8, 1671 HM, Medemblik, The Netherlands
+31 227 541 960
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

Nice place, great for photos and to get some Dutch culture. The moat and the harbour are really nice to walk around. But not much else to do...

Thank Dan E
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We went to see this castle. The main gate and door were both opened. When we arrived at the reception there was nobody. After 10 minutes a staff member showed up totally surprised by our presence. She informed us that the castle was closed and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Cute all right but not much to see, nothing impressive, not much on display. The surroundings are nice with the port and the Ijsselmeer. A nice walk around is enough.

Thank PipingAngel
Reviewed November 10, 2015

This castle looks good from the outside. It was built by count Floris V, so is old. Unfortunately it was closed. They should consider synchronizing opening times with the schedule of the steam tram from Hoorn.

Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice little castle with lots of information on the history of the place. Went with two small kids and they enjoyed climbing all the small steps. Good to spend an hour or two. Parking right out front (free).

1  Thank stephie505
Reviewed June 3, 2015

An exposition about the castle history explained in a time line on the wall. Friendly people and for the kids there is a treasure hunt. Do not forget the canons outside

2  Thank Alrik K
Reviewed September 1, 2014

I am a volunteer in this Castle. So yes it is very important to me. The castle is very old. But great fun for adults and children. There is a hunt for the kids and in the summer season is always an exhibition. Also, there...More

2  Thank Arianna v
Reviewed August 10, 2014

The castle history is interesting for adults. The town was sacked and burned in the 16th century, but the castle held firm. The exhibition caters especially to children. In more recent times Rembrandt's Night-watch (nachtwacht) was taken out of its frame, rolled up in a...More

Thank gerdav2013
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Originally this castle was built by count Willem III of Holland and his son Floris V to suppress the rebellious West Frisian population in the 13th century, after Holland conquered the western parts of Friesland. It is beautifully located at the shores of the IJsselmeer...More

3  Thank Egbert M
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Castle Radboud is a small landmark in the sleepy recreational harbor of Medemblik. The castle was much smaller than we expected, but the exhibit is worth a quick visit for anyone interested in a little Dutch history. Check the website for more information and visiting...More

1  Thank Johannaloves2travel
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