• Veliki Tabor castle

    Visit old castle

    Dvor Veliki Tabor
    49 216 Desinić
    Košnički Hum 1

    Tel: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 970
    ++ 385 (0) 49 374 973
    Fax: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 979
    E-mail: dvt@mhz.hr

  • Veliki Tabor castle

    Veliki Tabor is one of the best preserved late medieval and Renaissance fortified castles of continental part of Croatia

  • Veliki Tabor castle

    Important monument of the highest value

    (zero-category monument)

News and announcements

Srednjovjekovne svečanosti 10/17/24/ rujna 2016.

25. August, 2016.

SCENSKI PRIKAZI OŽIVLJENE POVIJESTI:
svečani dolazak njegovog kraljevskog visočanstva Sigismunda
Luksemburškog, suđenje Veroniki Desinićkoj
BORBE VITEZOVA
SREDNJOVJEKOVNI RENESANSNI PLESOVI
MUZEJSKE RADIONICE
LUTKARSKE PREDSTAVE
NASTUPI ŽONGLERA
PREZENTACIJE STARIH VJEŠTINA I ZANATA
SREDNJOVJEKOVNI SAJAM

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Uskrsni ponedjeljak u Velikom Taboru

23. March, 2016.

Pozivamo Vas u Dvor Veliki Tabor na manifestaciju

USKRSNI PONEDJELJAK U VELIKOM TABORU

28. ožujka 2016. u 14,00 sati

Kuburaško društvo Desinićka kubura iz Desinića
organizira ovu manifestaciju s ciljem promocije i prezentacije tradicionalnog običaja pucanja iz kubure u Uskrsno vrijeme u Hrvatskom zagorju.

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Advent u Dvoru Veliki Tabor

09. December, 2015.

U nedjelju 13.12. u Dvoru Veliki Tabor u predblagdanskom raspoloženju obilježit ćemo treću nedjelju Došašća. Najmlađe očekuju likovne radionice i dolazak svetog Nikole. U radosnom iščekivanju Božića za sve naše posjetitelje uprizorit će se žive Božićne jaslice i paljenje treće Adventske svijeće.
Pored brojnih glazbenih izvođača pripremamo i jedno iznenađenje:
u nebo iznad Velikog Tabora puštat ćemo svjetleće lampione uz pregršt najljepših želja.

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History

The fort of Veliki Tabor is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments of secular architecture in continental Croatia, with a unique monumental and authentic fortification structure.

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Conservation and restauration work

While the most urgent work on the most dilapidated parts of Veliki Tabor was occasionally done in the course of the 20th century, the first systematic conservation research headed by the Croatian Conservation Institute and financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia began in the mid-1990s, when the Veliki Tabor castle and the courtyard porches were researched.

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The legend of Veronika of Desinić

According to legend, these parts were once ruled by powerful Count Herman II of Celje. His young son Fridrik, who often went horseback riding across his father's estate, set his eyes on a frail golden-haired maiden by the name of Veronika. They fell in love, which did not please old Herman.

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Exhibitions

The Kavanagh-Ballyane Family from Mali Tabor

14. November, 2015.

This exhibition features the family of Baron Kavanagh-Ballyane, once the masters of castle Mali Tabor in Hum na Sutli. The Kavanagh-Ballyane family originates from Ireland. Their ancestry shows relations with Queen Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. They acquired ownership of Mali Tabor estate through matrilineal succession. Simon Henry Kavanagh (1784 – 1830) married Leopoldina Moscon, the granddaughter of Ana Rattkay, thus acquiring the right to half of the estate.

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Lupinizam

20. January, 2015.

During the 10th Night of museum on January the 30th, castle Veliki Tabor saw the opening of new exhibition called "Lupinizam" by author Stephan Lupino, famous for his art photography.

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Education

An advance reservation is required for group visits and for educational workshops

About us

Veliki Tabor Castle

Košnički Hum 1, 49 216 Desinić
Mail: dvt@mhz.hr
Reservations: rezervacije-dvt@mhz.hr
www.veliki-tabor.hr

Contacts

Switchboard: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 970
Reservations: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 970
Souvenir shop: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 973
Museum manager: ++ 385 (0) 49 374 971

Museum staff
Museum manager: Renata Dečman, curator
Senior curator: Nadica Jagarčec
Senior curator: Ivana Škiljan, archeologist
Senior museum technician: Siniša Žnidarec 
Museum technician: Nives Ćurković
Preparator: Andrea Brlobuš
Administrator, treasurer, seller: Jelena Frlić
Cleaning service: Višnja Valek

Castle Veliki Tabor is part of the Museums of Hrvatsko zagorje.

MUSEUMS OF HRVATSKO ZAGORJE
Gornja Stubica, Samci 64
Web: www.mhz.hr
Mail: mhz@mhz.hr
Type of museum: general, museum institution consisting of five organisational units
Category: national
Coverage: republic level
Museum founder: Republic of Croatia, 1993.
Director: Nadica Jagarčec, senior curator
PIN: 11298572202
Reg. no.: 0207349
Bank account: 2390001 -1100011100
IBAN: HR 3823900011100011100
SWIFT: HPBZHR2X





Joint management board and services
Director MHZ: ++ 385 (0) 49 587 887
Accounting: ++ 385 (0) 49 587 883
Marketing: ++ 385 (0) 49 587 881
Secretarial office: ++ 385 (0) 49 587 888
Fax: ++ 385 (0) 49 587 885

Other organisational units of the Museums of Hrvatsko zagorje:

Antun Augustinčić Gallery, Klanjec
www.mhz.hr
www.mdc.hr/augustincic

Krapina neanderthal museum, Krapina
www.mhz.hr
www.mkn.mhz.hr

Peasant's Revolt Museum, Gornja Stubica
www.mhz.hr
www.msb.mhz.hr

"The Old Village", Museum, Kumrovec
www.mhz.hr
www.mdc.hr/kumrovec

Virtual tour 360

Walk through Veliki Tabor with 360 view

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Opening hours

1st April through 30th September

  • Weekdays: 09:00-17:00 (museum entrance closes at 16:00)
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 09:00-19:00 (museum entrance closes at 18:00)

October and March

  • Weekdays: 09:00-16:00 (museum entrance closes at 15:00)
  • Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: 09:00-17:00 (museum entrance closes at 16:00)

1st November through last day of February

  • 09:00-16:00 (museum entrance closes at 15:00)

The Museum is closed on

  • Mondays and Tuesdays from 2nd November to 31st March.
  • Holidays (1st January, Easter Sunday, 1st November, 25th December, 26th December)

NOTES

  • Ocasionally, some parts of Veliki Tabor Castle are closed for visiting because of renovation works.
  • Only the ground floor of Museum´s exhibition is accessible to accompanied persons with disabilities.
  • Taking photographs and video footage shooting are allowed for personal use but not for publication purposes.
  • Parking: Yes

Admission fees

  • Children, students, and pensioners: 10,00 HRK
    (groups of over 30 are eligible to a discount price of 8,00 HRK)
  • Adults: 20,00 HRK
    (groups of over 30 are eligible to a discount price of 16,00 HRK)
  • Family ticket: 50,00 HRK (for parents with underage children)
  • Members of the Croatian Museum Society and ICOM, the International Council of Museums, are allowed to visit Veliki Tabor free of charge.
  • Credit cards accepted: Maestro, MasterCard, MasterCard electronic, Visa electronic

Guided tours and workshops

  • Guided tour in the Croatian language: 100,00 HRK
  • Guided tour in a foreign language (English): 150,00 HRK
  • Costumed tour: 150,00 HRK
  • Costumed tour in a foreign language: 200,00 HRK
  • Special guided tour: 250,00 HRK
  • Special guided tour in the English language: 300,00 HRK
  • Workshops: 30,00 HRK per person (for a minimum of 30 persons)
  • Shows: 30,00 HRK per person (for a minimum of 30 persons)

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