Historic monuments preservation

Aquarell von Wilhelm Lasius

Federal Archives of Historic Monuments

The Federal Archives of Historic Monuments collect unique documents on architectural history, historic monuments preservation, archaeology, protection of built heritage and landscapes, and folk culture. They include restoration reports, architects’ plans, photographs and administrative records.

Riva San Vitale, Baptisterium, Aufnahmeplan 1925

Experts’ archives – historic monuments preservation

The Federal Commission for Monument Preservation and its predecessor organisations have been conserving monuments of artistic value since 1881. The resulting documentation is systematically collected.

Historische Wege

Inventories – historic monuments preservation

The Federal Archives of Historic Monuments house inventories from the fields of architectural and art history, protection of built heritage and landscapes.

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