20000 DubrovnikSiroka ulica 7Telephone: 020/20 490Fax: 020/411 929Parent institution: DUBROVACKI MUZEJI / DUBROVNIK MUSEUMSMuseum profile: biographicalFounded: 1989
Category of the museum collection: CCategory of the museum building: BNumber of inventoried museum items: 22Number of non-inventoried museum items:Microfilmed museum inventories: noThe only Croatian theatre museum is housed in a house in the Domino block (with the church of St Dominic), where the Dubrovnik playwright Marin Drzic (1508? - 1567) was a rector. The museum holds no original items. Through theatrical and conceptual installations it presents the period Drzic lived in, together with his life and work.From October 1991 to October 1992 the Museum was exposed to artillery attacks by the occupying army situated in the immediate vicinity of the town.
The building and its holdings were not protected.
During the artillery attacks on the town, the Museum was damaged in many places by projectile splinters, which were falling in the immediate vicinity of the museum building in the Siroka Street. A direct mortar hit had damaged the roof, tiling and the batten gouges, which had come loose. The panelling and office interior in the attic rooms was badly damaged. The electrical appliance in the building had burned down, the ventilation system in the crypt was damaged as well as the electronic devices of two installations (The Roman Window and A Look through the Keyhole). The entrance door was blasted out, the inner ground floor walls were damaged by projectile splinters.
The holdings were not damaged.