Museum exposition is situated inside Sophia Cathedral, which is an architectural monument of the 11th—18th centuries. Museum was opened in 1987. Museum exhibits narrate the history of architecture of the most ancient stone building on the territory of modern Belarus with its numerous reconstructions and latest restoration of the monument. In Sophia Cathedral one can see the preserved foundation of the 11th century, fragments of masonry walls and frescoes of the ancient cathedral. More than 150 thousand tourists visit the museum yearly.
Concert hall of chamber music was opened in Sophia Cathedral in 1983, and the organ produced by the Czech company Rieger Kloss was installed in 1985.
More than 300 concerts are held at the Cathedral every year. International Festival of Old and Modern Chamber Music and International Festival of Organ Music "Zvany Safii" are very popular with the visitors.