POLAND On 23rd March the official opening took place of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk, which was built by a consortium led by Warbud with Hochtief Polska and Hochtief Solutions.
The total area of the centre comes to around 58,000 sqm. The project also entailed the construction of car parks, internal roads, squares and an embankment for the Motława river. The Museum of the Second World War at 1 Władysława Bartoszewskiego square includes not only exhibition space but also teaching and conference rooms, a cinema, a library, some archive and storage space, administrative offices and an underground car park while the top floor of the building includes a restaurant with panoramic views of Gdańsk. Work on the development of what is now the largest historical museum in Poland began in 2008. Its main exhibition area is nearly 5,000 sqm and is on the lowest level 14m underground.