The museum presents a permanent exhibition of the natural history, geological, archeological, ethnographic, cultural and historic collection which tells the story of the continual settlement in the Samobor area. The museum was opened in 1949 in the historic castle of Ferdo Livadić from 17th century. There is a collection about Livadić's life, his piano, manuscripts and music, as well as documents related to his life and work.
The cultural and historical collection presents the development of Samobor, from 1242 and the charter of Bela IV (the original and a copy from 1501 are also kept in the museum. The permanent exhibition of the ethnographic collection contains objects of traditional culture of Samobor and the surroundings and was opened in 1998 in the former servant's house of the Livadić castle, today belonging to the Samobor Museum. Besides, there are kraluž necklaces workshops, which is a part of the festive traditional costume in the Samobor area. One of the collectors for the Samobor Museum was Ivica Sudnik, its founder and long-time director. Everything he had collected, filmed or wrote he left to the Museum. And that is much, including a large hiker's archives. The statue of Ivica Sudnik was placed in front of the Museum.
Asphalt road, grad Samobor, distance to Zagreb airport 28 km
Cultural and religious events
Carnival of Samobor Fašnik (February); Battle for Samobor (March); Samobor Spring Fair and Salamijada (April), Days of Samobor Kremšnita and the Night of the Tamburitza (June); St. Anne's Feast Day and Samobor Day, Days of Rude greblica (July); International Old-timers Rally Samobor (July)
Natural-historical, geological, archeological, cultural and historical collections, Kraluž Workshops
Old Burg Samobor; Church of Mary's Ascension; Franciscan monastery; Samobor Calvary; Chapels of St. Anne and St. George, Samobor belvedere on Anindol
9,00 to 15,00 every day except Monday; 9,00 to 13,00 Saturday and Sunday