The museum collection containing more than 40 000 objects reflects the cultural history of Ogre city and region (its formation, historical development, construction, social life, cultural life) from ancient times up to the present.

The whole collection has been divided into separate collections: works of art, textiles, wooden objects, archaeological objects, metal objects, household objects (including medical instruments and equipment) and groups of objects: silicate objects (ceramics and glass), paper objects (documents, photographs, printed matter).