This project concerns the topic of a collection of contemporary history in Carinthia. Based on a historical review and a geographical analysis, it focuses on commemorative culture in Carinthia in four examples. Via four representative museums of contemporary history one in Germany, three in Austria a possible approach to such an endeavour is shown. In the project part the localisation of the museum in Klagenfurt is developed due to historical maps. The project itself contains three main issues: An archive, a library and a museum. Attached to the building is an existing memorial, which will be redesigned as an apple tree grove.