County Museum of History and Art Zalau (founded 1951), with hoards of culture and heritage objects belonging to the Dacian-Roman, medieval and folk, along with John Sima Art Gallery are the main objectives of the city's biggest attraction.
Cultural tourism is strictly related to the presence in the county of cultural values that can take various forms.
Worthy of interest are the folkloric festivals, celebrations and pastoral peasant, who in many cases attract thousands of spectators.
Every year, from March to December of cultural events happen such as: "Echoes of Transylvania" - International Choral Festival;
* Măsurişul the Pria "- pastoral celebration;
* "The fountain of Longing" - for Romanian folk festival-Şimleu Silvaniei everywhere;
* Michael the Brave "- Guruslău - Campeneasca celebration;
* "Echoes Meseseni - female dance festival, etc..