The museum is built on a sprawling fifty acres of land. The area around the museum consists of fabulous landscapes, serene artificial lakes and structures that complete the Sonargaon Museum. The museum completely focuses on the skills and proficiency of the artists and artisans of Bangladesh. There are two small museums in the complex.
The first is the Folk Art and Crafts Museum that has 11 galleries. These galleries include exhibits on wooden crafts, traditional village life, scroll painting and mask, exhibit of different types of boats, tribal life, exhibit on folk musical instruments and pottery, terracotta dolls, agriculture and iron products, exhibits on brass and metal crafts and a gallery on folk ornaments. There is also a gallery on bamboo, cane, cool mat and special exhibits.
The second museum is Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. This section consists of exhibits on Jamdani sari, textiles and Nakshi Katha. Throughout this museum section the focus is on cultivation of cotton and the making of textiles from cotton.
The Sonargaon museum also includes facilities such as crafts village, crafts shop, library, a documentation center and also a guest house. Locals love visiting the museum complex because of its wonderful exhibits and the peace and tranquility that surround the area.
There are a few Masaajid and halal restaurants in Sonargaon. Sonargaon is just 24Km from Dhaka and can be reached easily by taxi or bus.