In Žilina you can visit three galleries – Považská Gallery of Arts in Žilina, M-Gallery and Plusminuszero gallery (± 0,0 Gallery). Považská Gallery of Arts in Žilina rooms contain a permanent exhibition of works by Vincent Hložník. M-Gallery deals with artworks sale in a substantial extent. Plusminuszero gallery (± 0,0 Gallery) is presenting today´s visual culture.
In Žilina, there are three museums. Považská Gallery of Arts in Žilina has detached expositions of regional character, together with tinker´s craft collection, Museum of Jewish culture with exhibition of Judaic collection and the first private museum exhibition ''Lombardini´s house''.
Other cultural institutions in Žilina are the House of Matica slovenská, the Regional Cultural Centre, the Cultural Centre Stanica Žilina-Záriečie and Považská Observatory in Žilina.
In Žilina, three leisure time centres work there, Leisure time centre Spektrum, Leisure time centre Strom and Leisure time centre Žirafa. They create area for children, youth and adults, in order to actively fill their time, provide for their education, relax, but also meetings with friends.