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ATTRACTION TYPE Museum/gallery


BUDGET €117,600,000


The renovation of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Poland, is part of a wider revitalisation scheme for the city centre. The new museum and theatre complex, will be built next to the Soviet-era Palace of Science and Culture, will be a symbol for the new Warsaw – a city of culture, diversity and openness. The square in front of the Palace of Culture, previously used for parking, will be transformed into an area where locals and tourists can enjoy outdoor cultural events. Thomas Phifer and Partners were selected to design the new Museum of Modern Art and TR Warszawa Theatre. The ground floor of the building will be free to all. There will be a small gallery with temporary exhibitions and a bookshop. On the first and second floor there will be permanent exhibition spaces. Plans also include building educational space, a library, an auditorium, a cinema and a café. The €117.6 million (PLN 504m) project commenced construction in mid-2019 and the work is estimated to complete by mid-2022. (Updated 28 February 2020)

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Museum of Modern Art Warsaw

ul. Pańska 3
Warsaw 00124

Magdalena Kobus
Press and Public Relations
+48 22 596 4023

Agata Kolwas
New Building Manager
+48 22 596 4010

Joanna Mytkowska
+48 22 596 4010

Warbud SA

ul. Domaniewska 32
Warsaw 02-672

+48 22 56 76 000

Buro Happold

Camden Mill
230 Lower Bristol Road
Bath BA2 3DQ

01225 320 600

Thomas Phifer and Partners

180 Varick Street
New York 10014

+1 212 337 0334
Thomas Phifer