The Museum was opened on October 10, 1965 on the initiative of a group of GAZ veterans and GAZ officials.
Today the Museum of History is a kind of an educational center that concentrates experience and knowledge of numerous generations of automakers.
The Museum is placed in the Training Center of th JSC GAZ, it occupies two floors and the total exposition area comes to 1800 square meters.
On the first floor you will find the exposition that tells the fascinating story of the Gorky Automobile Plant. It describes the factory's foundation and formation, technical and design solutions, development and launch into production of new automobiles. It showes people who considerably contributed to the company's development. The permanent exhibit "Automobiles and their creators" is on the ground floor.
The Museum introduces to its visitors the company traditions as well as the automobile culture as a whole and the unique automobile collection facilitates the task.