* Vaasa Museum of Labour opened in 1991.
* In addition to the permanent exhibitions, the museum arranges special exhibitions on a particular theme twice a year.
* The main purpose of the museum is to develop it into a diverse information centre for working class traditions. The museum also provides tailormade study visits for schools.
* The museum’s area of operation is that covered by the former Province of Vaasa. Its activities are maintained by the Organisation for Workers Culture in Vaasa. Voluntary work is of central importance to the museum’s activities. Museum staff have been funded by job creation schemes.