Kapucinské square 8,
659 37, Brno
phone: +420 533 435 240 / 241 / 242 / 243
e-mail: historicke@mzm.cz

workplace of the history of literature
Hviezdoslavova street 29,
627 00, Brno
phone: +420 545 217 228, +420 548 217 571


Head of the department:
  • Mgr. Jiři Mitáček, Ph.D. - the history of church in Czech lands in the pre-hussite period with a special regard to knight orders; curator The Memorial of the Kralice Bible, phone: +420 533 435 243, e-mail: jmitacek@mzm.cz
Staff members:
  • PhDr. Jan Břečka - Czechoslovak home and foreign resistance in 1939-1945, phone: +420 533 435 240, e-mail: jbrecka@mzm.cz
  • Mgr. Robert Kupsa - historian, Czechoslovak home and foreign resistance in 1939-1945, phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: rkupsa@mzm.cz
  • PhDr. Zdeněk Fišer - History of the Czech lands in 1848-1945, phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: zfiser@mzm.cz
  • Bc. Martina Sekeráková - documentalist, librarian, phone: +420 533 435 241, e-mail: msekerakova@mzm.cz
  • Vlastimil Schildberger - conservator (light shooting weapons), phone: +420 533 435 240, e-mail: vschildberger@mzm.cz
  • Mgr. Hana Kraflová - literature of the 19th and 20th centuries theatre criticism, phone: +420 545 217 228, e-mail: hkraflova@mzm.cz
  • Petra Schildbergerová - conservation and restoration of paper documents, bookbinding, e-mail: pschildbergerova@mzm.cz


  • study and documentation of Moravian history from the 16th century to the present
  • the core of the collections consists of iconographic materials and photographs, postcards and graphic art; very valuable is the collection of mostly Czech orders and decorations. A special attention is paid to the collection of militaria, equipment of uniformed troops, police, etc. as well as to the collection of souvenirs and documents connected with WWI and WWII
  • study and documentation of the history of Czech literature from its beginnings to the present with a special view to the territory of historical Moravia
  • history of letter-print

Fields of research:

  • Ecclesiastic history of the Lands of the Czech Crown, with special attention paid to Moravia, Jiří Mitáček
  • Research and documentation of the Czechoslovak resistance in the country and abroad in 1914-1920 and 1939-1945, Jan Břečka
  • Moravian historiography, National revival in Moravia, development of villages and small towns in the 19th century, Zdeněk Fišer
  • Czech literature from its beginning to the present, Hana Kraflová
Permanent activities:
  • Memorial of the Kralice Bible in Kralice nad Oslavou
  • library - study in the reading room daily: 9 - 12 a.m. or on appointment
  • study of the collections on the spot
  • others - certificates for the export of weapons and military equipment
  • pictorial documentation - for publications, TV programmes, etc., on appointment
Specialist societies organised by the department:
  • Brno Club of Military History - World Wars I and II
  • Contributions to the Journal of the Moravian Museum (Acta Musei Moraviae - Scientiae Sociales)
  • Local Moravian History Bulletin
  • Journal of Matice Moravska

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