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Institute for protection of cultural monuments of Montenegro

The Republic Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments was founded in 1948 with the basic aim to take care of the protection of monument legacy in the entire territory of Montenegro. Its work includes gathering, processing and drafting documentation on cultural monuments of all kinds and runs Central registry of protected immovable and movable cultural monuments in Montenegro. Protection of monuments is conducted by Centre for documentation and researches, Department for protection of construction legacy monuments and studio for conservation of movable cultural monuments (Studio for conservation of easel painting, wall painting, mosaic, and plastic, Studio for conservation of metal, glass and ceramics, Studio for conservation of textile and Studio for conservation of old books and documents). The Institute is located in the building of the former Austrian-Hungarian embassy.