Ľudovít Štúr and modern Slovakia


Ľudovít Štúr Museum

Ľudovít Štúr was an exceptional personality in the Slovak national history. He became an initiator and a driving force of the birth of the modern Slovak nation in the mid 19th century. He had chosen the awakening of the national, political and spiritual life of the Slovaks and their step forward towards national independence as his mission. Prior to that, however, there was a need to rescue the...

Museum of the Slovak Ceramic Sculpture


Ľudovít Štúr Museum

Exhibition With the feeling in your hands - contemporary potters in Burgenland (Austria) and Bratislava region presents more than 200 ceramic works of art, mostly created by hand pottery making, and a comparison of the current ceramic production in two contiguous regions with the ancient pottery tradition.

Ľudovít Štúr Memorial Room


Ľudovít Štúr Museum

The Memorial Room in the building of the museum on Štúrova 84 is an authentic place where Ľudovít Štúr spent the last three weeks of his life. Though spending most of his life in Bratislava, Ľudovít Štúr was linked with Modra by his older brother Karol. In 1839, after finishing his studies in Germany, Karol Štúr was given a post of the rector of the Grammar School in Modra. There he married Rosina...

Ignác Bizmayer Art Gallery


Ľudovít Štúr Museum

The exhibition of Ignác Bizmayer - master of figurative ceramic work can be visited in the historical bastion of the municipal fortification dating from the 17th century.

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The only memorial museum devoted to the documentation and presentation of life, work and activities of Ľudovít Štúr in the context of the national, social, cultural and literary movement of the 19th century.

It also presents the history of Modra and its environs, its ethnographical, ceramic and cultural traditions. The museum with its 6 000 objects and 18 000 library items resides in the house where Ľ. Štúr died. It administers also an art gallery of the work of a significant ceramist Ignác Bizmayer and an exhibition of traditional ceramic works in the Museum of the Slovak Ceramic Sculpture.