The main aim of museum is to promote and preserve the rich cultural and historical heritage of this region. This interesting museum has tens of thousands of museum objects, documents, photographs and other museum materials as the part of their permanent collection.
The Herzegovina Museum owns a collection of archaeological and ethnographic exhibits, as well as documents supplying information on the various periods of the city of Mostar and Herzegovina. It also features antique furniture and historical objects of daily use.
The building, constructed during the Austrian-Hungarian period is an example of a mixture of architectural features between the Austrian-style dwelling and Oriental residency.