The construction of the new building for the Silesian Museum in Katowice is one of the key undertakings of the Silesian Voivodeship. Now, when the building permit is issued by the City Hall, an architectural vision can be carry into effect. The construction works are to commence in 2010 and it is scheduled to finish them in 2012. The estimated total cost of the undertaking adopted at the time of the competition announcement has been calculated at PLN 240 million. The next stage to follow will be the adaptation of the remaining post-industrial facilities of the former coal-mine.