First started as a storage - museum in 1945 at Alaaddin Mosque with pieses collected from the region. It was moved to the complex of Kurşunlu Mosque in 1966 anfd to its present premises in the Akarbaşı section of the city in1974. Its collection is displayed in a chronological order in the three exhibition halls of the museum and its garden

In the first hall of the museum animal and plant fossils from archaic ages, and items which belong to the Neolithic, Chalcolithic, Old Bronze, Hittite and Phrygian periods are displayed. The findings from the Demircihöyük tumulus excavations are also exhibited in this section.

In the second hall Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine period items and coins fromthe antiqity and Islamic priods are shown.Findings from Kocakızlar Tumulus at district of Alpu and from the Pessinus excavations at the Ballıhisar Village of Sivrihisar District are displayed in seperate groups.

Third hall is reserved for stone works and contains marble statuettes used as offerings from Roman and Byzantine periods, statues, tombs, Roman era floor mosaics from Şarhöyük (Dorylaeum) and findings of Babadat excavations.

Open exibition in the garden has marble statues,altar stones,sarcophaguses , baked earth and millstone jars, and various architectural pieces. There are 4252 archeological and 3901 ethnographic pieces, and 6437 coins totaling to an inventory of 14.590 items.