The Ankara Museum of Foundational Works, which is in the position of central museum among the Foundation museums, was opened to be visited on May 7, 2007. In the museum, which have 3042 works of art, the specimens of rugs and carpets, chandeliers, hand-written Qurans, deeds of trust o of sultans, the pedestal clocks framed with wood, line sheets, wooden window sashes, preaching chairs, Kaaba covers, ceramics, pouches that are collected from all the regions of Turkey which were stored in the storerooms of Directorate General of Foundations for years along with the specimens of the historical artefacts that were once smuggled to abroad and were later taken back, the cameras and accessories used for years in the Directorate General of Foundations are now being exhibited. The Ankara Museum of Foundational Works was one of the museums that were nominated for the prize "European Museum Forum's Museum of the Year 2009".
The building, first used as a Law School, was built between the years 1927 -1928 by Directorate General of Foundations, making a great effort for the development of Capital, Ankara, after the proclamation of Republic.
The building was restorated by Directorate General of Foundations to be used as a museum and opened to visitors as Ankara Foundation Work of Art Museum in 2007.
In the museum, carpet and rug collections collected from all the regions of Turkey, candlesticks, Kur'an-ı Kerim manuscripts, Sultan deeds of trust of waqfs, wood frame floor clocks, calligraphy tablets, wooden window wings, sermon desks, covering of Kâbe, glazed tiles, scrips, illustrations from the smuggled to abroad and brought-back objects, old cameras and photographic apparatus used in Directorate General of Foundations are exhibited with the help of all the technological facilities.