The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and general contractor Budimex have held a cornerstone-laying ceremony at the construction site of the new Polish History Museum building that is being built in the Żoliborz district of Warsaw. The event was attended by government representatives including Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński. The museum, which was designed by the WXCA architectural studio, will comprise a total of more than 53,000 sqm of space, including 8,500 sqm of exhibition area. It will also house conservation workshops, laboratories, storage and office areas, an education center, an auditorium for approximately 600 people and a movie theater with seating for around 150 guests. The six-floor building is scheduled to be completed in 2021.