Museums in Poland
On September 7, 2013, the History Zone was opened in the city of Swidnik. The permanent exhibition, titled"Świdnik - city of freedom and dreams" is based on five pillars, building the identity of the Świdnica community. These are: aviation traditions, the freedom of the WSK crew in July 1980 and the later history of NSZZ "Solidarność", the production of WSK motorcycles, the success of athletes, as well as socio-cultural life.
"The Motorisation Museum was created in 1995 in Otrębusy near Warsaw. At present the collection includes approx. 300 antique vehicles. The oldest vehicle is a US TITAN tractor from 1895. The oldest lorry: Mercedes from 1913. And among passenger cars a FIAT of 1919. Among the exhibits there are passenger cars, lorries, buses, airplanes, perambulators, bicycles, motorcycles and also operating tanks. At present reconstruction works are carried out on several dozens of vehicles, including the famous Polish 7TP tank and the reconnoitring TKS tank. A real rarity is the ZIS convertible of J.
The local classic car club opened this collection in 2008
Housed in a renovated 1000 sqm barn, this automotive museum from the Biernacki Family Foundation is today very often visited by young people from 5 to 105 years old!
"We'll try to take you back in time to the beginnings of Polish motorization, to the pioneer constructions of 1930's such as the legendary Sokół 1000 & 600 or Fiat 508. For splendour lovers we offer a collection of Bentley & Rolls Royce cars - the biggest one in Poland, including very rare models manufactured before WWII."
The local automobile club opened this museum in 2006 where a couple of members' cars are shown including a 1934 Opel 1.2-liter, a 1982 Syrena 105 and a Volvo Duett.
A local technical high school's collection of more than 80 original motorcycles and cars offers a fascinating overview of the history of motorization from the late fifties to the present day. It is increasing constantly. There are 10 motorcycles and 14 motorbikes in Polish section from 1950 - 1989 which prove the splendor and success of motorization industry at that time. Many of the legendary PRL vehicles, such as SHL, WFM, Junak, WSK and various motorbikes evoke strong sentiments for the glorious past of Polish motorization.
The Motorization and Technology Center is located in two halls of the Provincial Road Traffic Center on an area of about 900 sq m. Currently, it display over 60 cars and two-wheelers including a Renault NN, Buick 28/27, Nash 660 and a rich collection " British ".
Janusz Borkowski set up Kujawska Fabryka Maszyn Rolniczych KRUKOWIAK agricultural machinery factory in 1987. Now the original farm, where the company was first located is a museum featuring a rich collection of agricultural and industrial machinery, tractors, cars, motorcycles and other equipment and tools that were used in Kuyavian region.
The museum is the only institution of this type operating on the basis of the Regulations of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, under the patronage of the Ministry of National Defense, which constantly and dynamically cooperates with the institution, providing visitors with ever new gems, while enlarging the collection of over 2,000 exhibits. Among the copies donated by the army we can admire, among others: T-72 tank, airplanes: MIG-21, SU 22, Iskra, self-propelled gun, so-called. "Carnation".