The exhibits do not only display flashy and fashionable designer bags, but it also features all sorts of items with unusual and unique shapes, as well as a replica of everyday things. They are also made of uncommon materials like exotic animal skins other than leathers. There are even commemorative bags and those that titillate political implications. More than their appearances and grandiose looks, each bag packs a story that the museum holds in preservation.
The museum collection racks up to 5,000 items, showing some prime changes in how bags evolved. Aside from the historic pieces of fashion, visitors can also experience the lavishness of a canal house interior. Located at the Herengracht, this museum lies directly in the historic belt of Amsterdam in an actual 17th-century house.