It is a regional institution whose objective is to economically empower the community through production and sale of their crafts and to preserve and present the heritage of the southern region.
The museum displays the cultural heritage of the Tonga tribe of the Southern province of Zambia. It houses many traditional artifacts including beadwork, musical instruments, spears, clay figurines and jeweler.
The Museum's crafts projects stimulate production of local crafts such as baskets, beadwork, carving, etc. For the purpose of preserving local traditional skills and providing an alternative form of income to the people of Southern Province of Zambia