Department of Fine Arts

The Croatian Museum of Architecture

Head of: Andrija Mutnjaković, F.C.A.
Director: Ph.D. Borka Bobovec

Ul. I. G. Kovačića 37, 10000 Zagreb
Phone +385(0)14834551
Phone +385(0)14834553

The museum was founded in 1995 as a result of the expansion of the Department of Fine Arts' Cabinet for Architecture and Urban Planning, whose rich collection of archival materials became the initial collection of the museum.

The Croatian Museum of Architecture
The Croatian Museum of Architecture, Zagreb

The museum collects, stores, and explores relevant documentation and data from the history of Croatian architecture, and puts special emphasis on collecting materials from the period of Croatian Modernism, i.e., from the turn of the twentieth century until the present. A number of architectural plans are kept within the individual archival units. The collection has about 18,000 copies of various archival materials: plans, drawings, models, photographs, slides, correspondence, and other documents related to the history of Croatian architecture. The data on the museum holdings have been computerized and are available to all researchers.

Part of the exhibition halls
Part of the exhibition halls of the Croatian Museum of Architecture

The museum has no permanent exhibitions; it organizes periodical exhibitions in order to present both its holdings and relevant architectural creation of individual authors or periods.

The museum also promotes modern architecture and develops the culture of dialogue within the profession by organizing thematic exhibitions and panels; it also engages in extensive publishing activities.


Science research unit

Museum-gallery unit

Rest units

  • Trsteno Arboretum
  • Archives
  • Library
  • Foundation of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts