Museum occupies two buildings: the Almudín itself, which is the ancient exchange wheat built between 1545 and 1548, and the old Real weight, which was renovated in 1838. It thus has two distinct facades, side, gothic, and other traditionalist. The interior features the Renaissance courtyard of Ionic columns and arches. Museum's collection consists mostly of related to the history of the city, from painting and sculpture to architectural ceramics, photographs, furniture, posters, textiles, jewelry, etc. objects, which allow providing excellent historical discourse. The museum houses portrait of King Philip V, hung upside down. Carlos Sarthou Carreres, museum leader until 1961, said that until a member of the royal family had asked apologize for his predecessor Philip V commanded to burn the city, the portrait would stay upside down.