The museum is a one of a kind, specialized museum for handicraft covering entire Finland. It is a place where skills and people meet as well as an interesting destination for visitors. The museum covers all techniques of handicraft, from house building to lace making and from forging to the design of ornaments. A centre for national costumes and a centre well versed in the conservation of textiles form part of the museum. The museum shop sells good quality handicrafts.
The museum is located at a pedestrian street in the centre of Jyväskylä.