Archaeological sandbox

Tid: All year round during opening hours
Sted: Nyborg Castle

Do you have a thing-finder inside you?

In eastern Funen there are lots of treasures from the past hidden in the soil. Some of them can be found with a metal detector.

At Nyborg Castle, you can play archaeologist and hunt for old coins in the archaeological sandbox. With a real detector, that beeps like crazy when it finds metal. Find a coin in the sandbox and trade it at the museum shop for a gold coin of genuine chocolate!
The archaeolgical sandbox is part of the exhibition “The Changeable Castle”. The sandbox is available every day during opening hours. It is free of charge to find coins.


Theory: The founder of Nyborg Castle died in the Crusades
18. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Knud Prislavsen, who established Nyborg Castle, may have been the military commander who led a might navy on a crusade to the Holy Land, and met his fate there.

Nyborg Castle was once painted red
15. June 2018
Nyborg Castle

Nyborg Castle has changed its appearance several times since it was built in 1200 AD. New archaeological finds show that it was painted red at one time.

New life for the garrison building on the palace ground
26. March 2018
Nyborg Castle

A fine, new view has opened up of the Royal Palace at Nyborg Castle, while materials from the yellow building are on their way to finding new uses.

The story must be told
26. March 2018
Nyborg Castle

Twenty-two volunteer guides will contribute to telling the story about the castle project, while construction is underway.