In the 13th century not only the water was a threat to the Westfrisian people, other population groups also regularly invaded the area. In 1288 Count Floris V had a castle built in Medemblik to protect, and also restrain, the people. This castle was given the name Radboud because according to the legend it was built on the foundation of the former castle of King Radboud of the Frisians.
Count Floris V and his wife Beatrijs are waiting for you in Kasteel Radboud. During an audio tour they guide you from the tower to the dungeon and tell you everything about their castle. It is also possible to book a personal tour with a guide.
A scavenger hunt has been developed especially for children. Equipped with a pilgrim’s bag they go on the road, carry out all sorts of assignments and answer the questions along the way. This ultimately leads to finding the code for the treasury and a well-deserved reward.
The Castle Café is open for a delicious cup of coffee/tea, cake or lunch. A reservation for ‘high tea’ or ‘high wine’ is also possible!
In the museum there are materials from the Middle Ages to admire, the period that Castle Radboud is built. You discover how life was in the Middle Ages. What did the people do, what did they eat and what clothes did they wear?
The exhibition in the museum has recently been renewed. In preparation for the year of the Golden Age, in 2019, model ships from the 17th century can be admired and we have a Pirate exhibition.
Demonstrations with birds of prey are regularly given during the summer. The demonstrations with the birds of prey are freely accessible.
Out of season mainly owl workshops for children are given. The owl workshops must be reserved in advance and children from 6 years old pay € 10.00 per child for the workshop. Parents/supervisors can attend the workshop for an amount of € 5 per person. The workshops start at 2:00 PM and end at approximately 3:30 PM.
adult: € 7,00
child 5-12: € 4,50