National institute of popular culture tries to protect the values of our ancestors, which are created throughout the ages and are the basis of cultural identity and the source of cultural diversity. Among the protected values is counted in musical, dancing and literary folklore, games, mythology, rituals, folk customs and habits, way of subsistence, traditional agricultural methods, craft products and technologies, architektura a other types of art production. Institute resides in Strážnice (address: Zámek 672) and administrates altogether 45 ha green vegetation and 99 objects - Under the State Care Monument protects 7 of it, e.g. building of the old castle park with park, Black gate and building of the old brewery. In conslusion, institute administrates also entry premise of Museum of teh Village of South-East Moravia, building of gamekeeper´s lodge and two chapels.