August Wilhelm Heidemann, as well as a bust of E. T. A. Hoffmann. It included a coin collection and examples of fine Königsberg house ceilings. Its attractions also included a banner of the Napoleonic-era East Prussian National Cavalry Regiment, a Viking sword, copper engravings, household goods, amongst other artifacts. Anderson presented lectures in the museum.
The museum also contained an exhibit of Immanuel Kant artifacts (Kantiana), previously located in the Königsberg Public Library. These included Kant's hat, shoe buckles, walking stick, testament, death mask, and numerous pictures and sculptures. The exhibit, which was especially popular with foreign-born Kant followers, expanded into the Kant-Museum in 1938, the same year that Fritz Gause became director of the museum.