Museum of Estonian Architecture M U S E U M D E V E L O P M E N T , - H I S T O R Y
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Museum of Estonian Architecture
The Museum of Estonian Architecture was established on January 1st 1991. Its aims are collecting, preserving, study, interpreting and exhibiting Estonian architecture. As many of architectural museums in the world the Museum of Estonian Architecture is collecting the materials of 20th century architecture mainly. Museum is the member of ICAM (International Confederation of Architectural Museums).
For five first years Museum resided in Old Tallinn, its collection were stored in the medieval tower of Loewenschede. On February 22nd 1996 Estonian Prime minister signed a document stated the delivery of the Rotermannís Salt Storage to the Ministry of culture in order to establish a centre of arts and architecture.