Castle and museum is standing above the eponymous town Modrý Kameň (Blue Stone), five kilometers from the district town of Veľký Krtíš. The ruins of a Gothic castle is visible from the main roads leading from the south. If you are coming from the north side (from the Zvolen), turning to the castle it is right at the beginning of the Modrý Kameň town. There are are two access communications to castle. Near the museum there is a parking, also suitable for buses.


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Tel:       +421 47 487 02 18
Fax:      +421 47 487 01 94

SNM – Múzeum bábkarských kultúr a hračiek
Hrad Modrý Kameň
Zámocká 1
992 01 Modrý Kameň

Opening hours

April, May, June, September, October: 
Mondays – Sundays from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

July – August: 
Mondays – Sundays from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

November – April: 
Mondays – Fridays from 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

For larger groups we offer opportunity to visit the museum out of opening hours, upon request.

Admission fees

Complete Tour
Adults                                                      5,40 €
Children, pensioners, students         2,70 €
Permanent exhibition
Adults 2,20 €
Children, pensioners, students         1,10 €
Current exhibition
Adults                                                       2,00 €
Children, pensioners, students          1,00 €
The castle underground
Adults                                                       0,80 €
Children, pensioners, students          0,40 €
Adults                                                       0,40 €
Children, pensioners, students          0,20 €

Lectured tours

Visiting the museum is possible only when accompanied by lecturer. We are pleased to organise lecturer’s guidance in English, German and Hungarian languages upon request. For more information, please contact us by:

Tel:        +421 47 2454 100
Fax:        +421 47 4870 194