Museums

There are many museums around the world devoted solely to architecture and design. In addition, many major museums maintain strong design collections and regularly host architecture and design-related exhibits. The following contains the contact information for these organizations.

U.S. Museums

A+D Architecture and Design Museum
6032 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 932-9393
www.aplusd.org

Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
(312) 443-3600
www.artic.edu/

Athenaeum of Philadelphia
219 South Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 925-2688
www.philaathenaeum.org

Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012
(212) 683-0023
www.cfa.aiany.org/

Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 922-3432
www.architecture.org

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
(212) 849-8400
www.cooperhewitt.org

Heinz Architectural Center
Carnegie Museum of Art
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3131
www.cmoa.org

MAK Center for Art & Architecture L.A.
The Schindler House
835 North Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(323) 651-1510
www.makcenter.org

Museum of Arts & Design
2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
(212) 299-7777
www.madmuseum.org

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
MOCA at California Plaza
250 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-6222
www.moca.org

Museum of Design
1315 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 979-6455
www.museumofdesign.org

Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
(212) 708-9400
www.moma.org

National Building Museum
401 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 272-2448
www.nbm.org

Price Tower Arts Center
510 Dewey Avenue
Bartlesville, OK 74003
(918) 336-4949
www.pricetower.org

San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design
2569 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 773-0303
www.sfmcd.org

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 357-4000
www.sfmoma.org

Skyscraper Museum
39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280
(212) 968-1961
www.skyscraper.org

Storefront for Art and Architecture
97 Kenmare Street
New York, NY 10012
(212) 431-5795
www.storefrontnews.org

Van Alen Institute
30 West 22 Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010
(212) 924-7000
www.vanalen.org

Virginia Center for Architecture
The Branch House
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 644-3041
www.virginiaarchitecture.org

International Museums

Alvar Aalto Museum
(Alvar Aalto Museo)
Alvar Aallon katu 7
Jyväskylä, Finland
+358 14 266 7113
www.alvaraalto.fi

Architecture Center of Vienna
(Architekturzentrum Wien)
Museumsplatz 1, im MQ
A-1070 Vienna, Austria
+43 522 3115
www.azw.at

Bauhaus Archive/Museum of Design
(Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung)
Klingelhöferstraße 14
10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 254 00 20
www.bauhaus.de

Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
Montreal, QC, Canada H3H 2S6
(514) 939-7026
www.cca.qc.ca

Danish Architecture Center
(Dansk Arkitektur Center)
Strandgade 27B
1401 Copenhagen K, Denmark
+45 32 57 19 30
www.dac.dk

Danish Design Center
(Dansk Design Center)
27 H C Andersens Boulevard
1553 Copenhagen V, Denmark
+45 33 69 33 69
www.ddc.dk

Design Museum, Finland
(Designmuseo)
Korkeavuorenkatu 23
00130 Helsinki, Finland
+35 89 622 0540
www.designmuseum.fi

Design Museum, London
Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD, UK
+44 20 7403 6933
www.designmuseum.org

Design Museum at the Cultural Center of Belém
(Museu do Design, Centro Cultural de Belém)
Praça do Império
1499-003 Lisbon, Portugal
+351 213 612 400
www.ccb.pt

German Centre for Architecture
(Deutsches Architektur Zentrum)
Direktorin Kristien Ring
Köpenicker Straße 48/49
10179 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 278799-29
www.daz.de

German Architecture Museum
(Deutsches Architektur Museum)
Schaumainkai 43
60596 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
+49 69-212 38844
www.dam-online.de

International Center for Urbanism
(Centre International pour la Ville, l’Architecture et le Paysage)
Rue de l’Ermitage 55 Kluisstraat
Brussels 1050, Belgium
+32 (0)2 642 24 50
www.civa.be

The Lighthouse: Scotland’s Centre for Architecture, Design & the City
11 Mitchell Lane
Glasgow, G1 3NU, Scotland
United Kingdom
+44 141 276 5360
www.thelighthouse.co.uk

Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw
(Muzeum Architektury we Wroclawiu)
ul. Bernardynska 5
PL 50-156 Wroclaw, Poland
+48 (71) 344 82 79
www.ma.wroc.pl

Museum of Estonian Architecture
(Eesti Arhitektuurimuuseum)
Arts centre
Rotermann’s Salt Storage
Ahtri 2, Tallinn 10151
tel. +372 625 7000
www.arhitektuurimuuseum.ee

Museum of Finnish Architecture
(Suomen Rakennustaiteen Museo)
Kasarmikatu 24, 00130
Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 8567 5100
www.mfa.fi

Netherlands Architecture Institute
(Nederlands Architectuurinstituut)
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam, Netherlands
+3110-4401200
www.nai.nl

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design
(Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design)
Kristian Augusts gate 23
Oslo, Norway
+47 21 98 20 00
www.nationalmuseum.no

Palladio Centre and Museum
(Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio)
Contra’ Porti 11
I-36100 Vicenza, Italy
+39 (04) 44 32 30 14
www.cisapalladio.org

RIBA Architecture Gallery
66 Portland Place
London W1B 1AD, UK
+44 20 7580 5533
www.architecture.com

Röhsska Museum of Design and Applied Art
(Röhsska Museet för Konsthantverk och Design)
Vasagatan 37-39
SE-400 15 Göteborg, Sweden
+46 31-36 83 150
www.designmuseum.se

Schusev State Museum of Architecture
Vozdvizhenka str., 5
119019 Moscow, Russia
+7 495 691 21 09
www.muar.ru

Swedish Museum of Architecture
(Arkitekturmuseet)
Skeppsholmen
SE-111 49 Stockholm, Sweden
+46 8 587 270 00
www.arkitekturmuseet.se

Swiss Architecture Museum
(Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum)
Steinenberg 7
Postfach 911
CH-4001 Basel, Switzerland
+41 61 261 1413
www.sam-basel.org

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL, UK
+44 20 7942 2000
www.vam.ac.uk

Vitra Design Museum
Charles-Eames-Str. 2
D-79576 Weil am Rhein
Germany
+49 7621 702 32 00
www.design-museum.de

Zurich Museum of Design
(Museum für Gestaltung Zürich)
Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zürich, Switzerland
+41 43 446 67 67
www.museum-gestaltung.ch

Source: DesignIntelligence