Sapa museum was built according to the architecture on stilt of Tay people. The upper floor is used to display somethings related to the culture of ethnic minorities in Sapa.
The under floor is a place acting out the handicraft products of highland people such as embroidering brocade, weaving cloth. Traditionally, stilt house is not only the living space of generations in a family, but also the one taking place traditional cultural activities. The alter, living room, kitchen, bed room are on the upper floor. All the agricultural tools (hoes, shovels, ploughs, rake, cattles and poultries are on the upper floor. The stairs to go up the second floor is made from woods and has 9 footsteps; each step is symbolic of a Tay woman’s spirit.