History

Gammel Estrup has a history extending back almost 700 years. For the first six centuries, the manor was owned by the Brock/Scheel family, which through a large part of this time was one of the wealthiest and most powerful families in Denmark. Since 1930, Gammel Estrup has been a museum.

The beginning

The renaissance manor

The wealthy Skeel

The wild count

Sale of Gammel Estrup

Owners