Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic - Directorate of Monuments Protection

Ministerstvo kultúry SR - Odbor ochrany pamiatkového fondu
Contact: Pavol Ižvolt Director
Telephone: 421 (0) 2 2048 2422
Sekcia kultúrneho dedičstva, Ministerstvo kultúry SR, Námestie SNP 33, 813 31 Bratislava, Slovakia
421 (0) 2 2048 2422
421 (0) 2 2048 2475

The Directorate of Heritage Protection (i) produces analytical, conceptual and information materials on the status and development of rescue, restoration, use and presentation of the Monuments Fund; (ii) issues documents for inspections of monuments by the Ministry; (iii) prepares proposals for the declaration and revocation of historical reserves; (iv) prepares the basis of the declaration, amendment and cancellation of the declaration of a national cultural heritage; (v) prepares documents for issuing or cancelling the authorisation to carry out archaeological research; (vi) assesses proposals for the registration of monuments and cultural sites into the List of World Heritage; (vii) directs the activities of the Monuments Board of the Slovak Republic; and (viii) finances the rescue and rehabilitation of monuments and sites in Slovakia.