It is of the baroque epoch, reconstructed in the 18th century. The above-mentioned building turned later into Cultural Center, is a modal as for the place of conservation of the local, national and international culture.
" The privilege of chains ", initially it was related to the most influential nobles, but with the time the gentlemen of the low nobility obtained this title for his manors obtaining, certain privileges like that. The house that was possessing this privilege " was surrounding itself with chains ", that was indicating that if to this place a malefactor should enter, this one would be provisional to except. Also it was possible to obtain this privilege because the kings had lodged at the mansion of the noble or notable local personage. Being a property this House - palace of the family Gizzard - Willow Grove, there stayed as far back as the year 1731 the Infante Carlos, the reason for which later Philip V granted the privilege of chains to him. The house was a housing for a powerful and influential lineage of Villa of the Rio: " The Molleja ", descendants of Don Melchor Molleja, owner of the house in 1626. After 1786, this house happened, for marriage to hands of The Counts of Colchado until 1913.
Nowadays the Historical Municipal Museum possesses several permanent rooms dedicated to the painters, Pedro Bueno, Blas Moyano and Ginés Liébana. Likewise, it shelters the room Beppo-Abdul in which there are exposed water-colors and drawings of this anglo-Tunisian marriage, as well as Modigliani's drawing.
Also, it forms a part of the Historical Museum, the room of archaeology with pieces of great historical value.
The ground floor possesses rooms for exhibitions not permanently that present great activity all the year round.
The " House of the Chains " is the official headquarters of the contests " National Prize of Painting, Pedro Bueno " and " National Prize of Contemporary Painting Manolete ". Likewise in this building there develops the " Biennial show of Art of Villa of the Rio " as a sample of plastic arts of local artists.