The collection was started by John Peda in the 1970s. By the end of '70s the collection grew so extensive, Peda had to build a museum. In the 1990s steam engines, old farm equipment and aircraft parts were added.
The Automotive Museum in Nieborów is the result of the owner 's sentiment for motoring. The museum has several dozen cars, about a hundred motorbikes, tractors, planes, household items and toys from the past, books, magazines, photos, posters.
"This museum exhibits Fire service equipment representing the development of fire protection in the extent of technical equipment. Among the exhibits is a unique collection of fire brigade vehicles, including Daimler and Benz-Gagenau from the beginning of 20th century and the oldest wooden horse-drawn fire pump apparatus from 1717."
On 1 June, 2019 a new museum was opened in the former FSO factory in Warsaw, Poland: "Warsawa, Syrena, Fiat 126p, Fiat 125p, Polonez, Żuk and other great classic cars. They once motorized Poland, today they are the object of desire for collectors and motoring enthusiasts. Thanks to the involvement of the Foundation for the Protection of Industrial and Technological Monuments (Fundacja Ochrony Zabytków Przemysłu i Techniki) and the "Treasure of Nation" Motoring Museum ( Muzeum Motoryzacji SKARB NARODU) there is now a magnificent exhibition in the former FSO paint shop.