The museum was founded in 1999. In the museum were collected stands devoted to the childhood and green years of the national leader Haydar Aliyev, personal documents and materials, letters, resolutions and disposals, concerning to 1991-1993 years working as a chairman of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Supreme Majlis, copies of treaties signed with Turkey and the Iran Islamic Republic in the cooperation field, appeals of citizens from various parts of the Azerbaijan Republic. Here personal belongings of great leader Haydar Aliyev are also kept.
There are 4563 exhibits in the museum in general. In the museum library paper, magazine, album and books, video materials reflecting life and activity of the national leader Haydar Aliyev were collected