In the museum are art pieces displayed from between the 11th to 18th centuries. Among the rest, you can see items from the daily lives of the Catalonian people, as well as design objects, stone statues, columns, wood statues, ancient ceramics, and more.
The Collector's Cabinet shown here contains tens of thousands of items, a huge collection of items documenting different traditions and actions from the past, mainly from the 19th century. You can also find entertaining and unique items, like fans, pipes, watches, jewelry, photographs, keys, pharmacy bottles, and a lot more - all these are displayed in a special intimate atmosphere.
On the second floor of the museum there is an area that contains a series of sculpted items by Frederic Marès, from his personal library and the collection that the artist himself chose to publically display. The exhibit opened to the public in June 1996, and is displayed to this day. In addition, you can see an area of personal belongings.
In the museum there is a special section dedicated for the Jewish community, where visitors can see ancient holy items, Books of Esther, Mezuzot, and original scriptures.