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 19.000 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.