The construction of Koldinghus started in 1268, when the Danish king wanted a castle that could guard the border between the Kingdom of Denmark and the Duchy of Schleswig.
Today Koldinghus contain collections which include interior from the 1500 to present, roman and gothic church sculptures, elderly Danish art and craft with a focus on Danish silver.
The constant exhibitions are among others:
- The history of Koldinghus including the restoration
- Christian the 4th at Koldinghus
- Danish gold and silver
Additionally the museum shows excellent temporary exhibitions.