The museum supplies a plenty of information about ancient people of Sa Huynh civilisation who were the first owners of Hoi An trading port, having exchanging relationship with China, India, and South East Asia.
Over 600 objects collected , but only displays about 500 of them. 90% of these objects are original, sorted by topics: folklore, traditional occupation, traditional clothing, folklore games etc. The exhibition is special as this is the first time such a collection of original objects has been displayed. All more than 100 years old, the objects depict the local daily life: Vietnamese family customs, Chinese family customs, songs and dances. This museum has made it possible for all these to be introduced to the public.