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Slovak National Museum - Museum of Puppet Culture and Toys - Modrý Kameň castle

Castle, Museum & Gallery

The Museum of Puppet Culture and Toys at Modrý Kameň castle is a specialised museum serving all of Slovakia and focusing on documentation of the history and culture of puppet theatres and the history and development of children’s toys as well as the history of the region in which the museum is located. The castle complex comprises ruins of an old Gothic castle (13th Century) and a Baroque manor house (since 1730) where the museum is located.

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MayOctober
Monday – Sunday09:0017:00

V mesiacoch júl a august je múzeum otvorené do 18.00 hod. Mimo hlavnej sezóny v mesiacoch november - apríl je otvorené od 9.00 hod do 15.00 hod. http://www.snm.sk/?muzeum-babkarskych-kultur-a-hraciek-otvaracie-hodiny

JulyAugust
Monday – Sunday09:0018:00
NovemberApril
Monday – Sunday08:0015:00

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Places Around

Ružiná (dam)

Ružiná (dam)

Thanks to very pleasant climate and favourable geographic position in south of Slovakia between the towns Lučenec and Zvolen, water reservoir Ružiná (called after the near village) – attracts the national and foreign tourist.

Pivnica Csernus

Pivnica Csernus

Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a sun terrace, Pivnica CSERNUS offers accommodation in Vinica. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this homestay is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Superior rooms feature a spa bath or a hot tub. The area is popular for cycling and hiking. Dobogoko is 48 km from Pivnica CSERNUS, while Dudince is 18 km from the property.

Penzión Kaštieľ

Penzión Kaštieľ

Situated in Velky Krtíš, 300 m from the centre, Penzion Kastiel houses a hot tub with light therapy, an infra sauna with light and music therapy, and a restaurant serving Slovak and traditional cuisine. Free WiFi is available and the front desk is open for 24 hours.

Hotel Dolina

Hotel Dolina

Hotel Dolina is located directly in the center of Velký Krtíš in the Novohrad region. We arrange various events such as duck feasts, hunting days, and more.

Camping and Glamping Slovakia

Camping and Glamping Slovakia

Camping and Glamping Slovakia is a rural agro-camping accommodation, offering a direct contact with farm animals, an organic garden and a seasonal harvest sale. Free WiFi is available in a common lounge and free private parking is on the site.

Farma Obeckov

Farma Obeckov

Offering a seasonal outdoor pool and barbecue, Farma Obeckov is set in Obeckov in the Banskobystrický kraj Region. The accommodation boasts a sauna. Dudince is 33 km away. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. The accommodation features a seating area. There is also a kitchen, equipped with an oven. A fridge and kettle are also available. Each unit is equipped with a private bathroom with a bath or shower, free toiletries, and a hairdryer. Towels are offered. Farma Obeckov also includes a sauna. The property also offers grocery delivery and packed lunches. Free use of bicycles is available at the property and the area is popular for hiking. Mátraszentimre is 50 km from Farma Obeckov.

Hotel Aquatermal ***

Hotel Aquatermal ***

Housing a thermal spa and wellness centre, Aquaterm Hotel is located in Dolná Strehová in southern Slovakia, boasting 3 indoor pools, 6 outdoor pools, sauna, hot tub and tepidarium. Wi-Fi in public areas as well as private parking are free of charge.

U bylinkárky

U bylinkárky

Offering a barbecue and views of the lake, U bylinkárky is set in Hrušov in the Banskobystrický kraj Region, 15 km from Dudince. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms have a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. The rooms come with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. U bylinkárky features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a shared kitchen at the property. You can engage in various activities, such as cycling, fishing and hiking. Visegrád is 45 km from U bylinkárky, while Zvolen is 44 km from the property.

Pivnica Csernus

Pivnica Csernus

Featuring free WiFi, a barbecue and a sun terrace, Pivnica CSERNUS offers accommodation in Vinica. Free private parking is available on site. Each room at this homestay is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV. Certain units include a seating area to relax in after a busy day. You will find a coffee machine in the room. Extras include free toiletries and a hairdryer. Superior rooms feature a spa bath or a hot tub. The area is popular for cycling and hiking. Dobogoko is 48 km from Pivnica CSERNUS, while Dudince is 18 km from the property.

Miraj resort

Miraj resort

This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Situated in Lučenec, 49 km from Zvolen, Miraj Resort features accommodation with a spa centre and hot tub, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Miraj resort

Miraj resort

This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Situated in Lučenec, 49 km from Zvolen, Miraj Resort features accommodation with a spa centre and hot tub, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site.

Modrý Kameň Castle

Modrý Kameň Castle

Ruins of the Modrý Kameň Castle stand on a hill over the smallest town in Slovakia bearing the same name - Modrý Kameň. Nowadays the Castle houses a unique Museum of Puppets and Toys. The originally Gothic Castle was built around 1137. The first known owner of the castle was Ditrich, head of the Zvolen county, from the famous family of Knight Donč.

The Čabraď Castle

The Čabraď Castle

Ruins of the Čabraď Castle are in the Krupinská planina plain in south of Slovakia.

The fort Bzovík

The fort Bzovík

The fort Bzovík in the south of central Slovakia next to more northerly situated village of Bzovík is another mute witness of local history.

Novohrad Museum and Gallery Lučenec

Novohrad Museum and Gallery Lučenec

Novohrad Museum in Lučenec was established in 1955 as the District Homeland Studies Museum in Halič. In the years 1967 – 1985 it was relocated to Fiľakovo under the name of the Novohrad Museum. Since 1985 it has been located in the monument building of county courthouse in the historical centre of the town of Lučenec.

The Divín Castle

The Divín Castle

he village Divín is situated next to the water reservoir Ružiná in south of central Slovakia. Ruins of the medieval Divín Castle can be seen above the village.

Events Around

The Duchon’s - Veľký Krtiš

The Duchon’s  11.2.2020 o 19:00 DK Kinosála, Veľký Krtiš    Pocta legendárnemu slovenskému spevákovi. Hudobno-tanečná divadelná show, kde zaznejú nesmrteľné hity interpretované Karolom Duchoňom v novom šate, v podaní špičkových mladých slovenských umelcov na čele s Patrikom Vyskočilom, v aranžmánoch Antona Popoviča. V réžii a choreografii Jána Ďurovčíka.  Zľavy: bez nároku na zľavu      ------------------------------- Predpredaj.sk vám umožňuje online nákup vstupeniek na rôzne hudobné, kultúrne, športové a iné podujatia. Vybrať si môžete aj zo širokej ponuky kurzov, adrenalínových zážitkov, výrobkov a služieb.

HORKÝŽE SLÍŽE Lučenec

Tento koncert bude veľký, takže samozrejme zvuk, svetlá, pyrotechnické efekty a celá produkcia bude na TOP úrovni. A samozrejme nezabudneme na fóriky a vychytávky, ktoré k nám neodmysliteľne patria.

Hudba v kruhu: Julian Lage Trio (w. Jorge Roeder & Dave King)

V poradí piaty cyklus koncertov Hudba v kruhu organizujeme budúci rok v Bratislave, Lučenci a Košiciach. Po neformálnych vystúpeniach Billa Frisella, Marca Ribota, Erica Chenauxa či Jiřího Slavíka privítame v Lučenci Julian Lage Trio. Americký hudobník Julian Lage je zásadnou postavou svojej generácie.