Mission Statement

We are a museum of world cultures. We believe that all cultures have equal value.

Our area of interest encompasses the human cultural memory.

Our collections challenge and motivate us.

We present the diversity of human cultures and facilitate direct emotional and intellectual encounters with the original objects in our collections.

We make visitors aware of cultural processes occurring in the past, in the present, and in the future.

We provide a forum for dialogue between people of different cultures.

Our visitors are the life of our museum. We strive to make it attractive to them.

We are an active partner in both world-wide and local networks.

We are a team and we achieve our goals as a team.

We continue to develop as a museum.