Welcome to Červený Kameň Castle, which is administered by the Slovak National Museum –Červený Kameň Castle. Červený Kameň Castle specializes in the development of housing culture of the nobility and bourgeoisie in Slovakia. It is open all year except 24th, 25th, 26th December, 1st January and Mondays from 1 October to 30 April, but its activities for visitors take place especially during the season, from the 1st May to 30th September.
What Does The Museum Offer?
Explore both the Castle Front Yards (inner, outer) and the castle surroundings. From 2008 the new French park is opened and visitors can enjoy wandering around its grounds.
I. Long-guided tour
the route of a guided tour leads through twenty-four richly furnished rooms. The visitor walks through parlours, bedrooms, a dining room and a knight`s hall, where he/she can see the installment of contemporary interior furnishings of nobility since the Renaissance period until the Secession period. Onwards a guided tour will continue through the castle underground, a part of which is also a fortification system of the castle.
estimated duration of the tour is 75 minutes.
II. Short-guided tour
is in terms of content, focused on contemporary furnished castle interiors. The visitor walks through parlours, bedrooms, a dining room and a knight`s hall, where he/she can see the installment of contemporary interior furnishings of nobility since the Renaissance period until the Secession period.
estimated duration of the tour is 60 minutes.
IV. Tour – “What was living in a castle like?”
a tour of nineteen rooms of the south-western wing of the castle, focused mainly on a child visitor, during which you will learn how castle holders lived their day-to-day lives here in the past.
estimated duration of the tour is 45 minutes.
The North Bastion Tour
The bastion´s architecture from 1539 is really worth to see. There is a free access to each floor of the bastion from the castle courtyard. The information panel is placed at the entrance to the last floor and gives further information on the bastion itself as well as its “three colleagues”. Every season new exhibition takes place on the last floor.
The Gatehouse Tour
At the entrance to the castle courtyard there is a free access to the gatehouse. The guard used to watch and guard the old wooden drawbridge later on rebuilt into the stone bridge. There is the stocks/baulk used for punishing offenders and you can try it out to see how they used to feel.
Castle mysteries sheet,
The work paper – The Castle Misterious Sheet (Hradny Zahadnik) was issued for your children. Enjoy a coffee or rest on benches while your children are solving 7 castle mysteries at the courtyard and the inner front yard.