The objects of the Museum and Research Centre, as stated in the foundation charter, are as follows:
1) The collection, maintenance and display of popular musical instruments and generally of any material contributing to the research study and furtherance of Greek musical tradition.
2) The promotion of research and study in connection with ethnomusicological subjects, in addition to the identification and dissemination of traditional music.
3) The preservation, study, projection and dissemination by all available means of Greek folk and Byzantine musical tradition, both in Greece and abroad, and
4) The creation of a special ethnomusicological and audio-visual archive.