Wawel tickets official site: bilety.wawel.krakow.pl


"Free November in royal residences" is an annual campaign organised by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

The 11 royal residences of Polish monarchs - Wawel, the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Wilanów Palace, the Royal Łazienki, castles in Lublin, Poznań, Malbork, Kwidzyn, Sztum, Sandomierz and the Żupny Castle in Wieliczka - open their doors to visitors.

The Wawel Royal Castle, as always, joins in this initiative by allowing free visits to the permanent exhibitions at specific times.
This year, visitors to the castle will be able to see, among other things, the international exhibition The Image of the Golden Age.


free admissions apply - downloadable at ticket windows and online - are issued for selected times, FROM 9:00 AM
the numberof tickets is limited; one person can take tickets for 5 people

Tickets for November 8 and November 18 will be made available on October 31 and November 10, respectively, around 4:00 p.m. (change due to holidays on November 1 and November 11).

  • Download free tickets online - from 27 October, for events marked with the title Free November
    Note: The online system allows you to select the exhibitions in question a week in advance
  • Downloading free tickets at ticket offices - from 2 November
    Passes allow visits only on the day of downloading
  • Booking of free tickets - from 26 October
    Booking of free tour dates is only possible in conjunction with a guide service (payable according to the price list)

    Reservation office: rezerwacja@wawelzamek.pl, phone + 48 12 422 16 97, available also at the office
Due to the huge interest in Free November, the waiting time for a response from the Reservation or Information office, as well as for a telephone call to an employee of the Tourist Services Department, has increased dramatically. We apologize for inconveniences.

Free visits

pick up free admission pass at the ticket office or online

Monday 9.30 am-1 pm
  • The Lost Wawel, last entry 12:30
  • The Armoury, last entry 12:30
  • Crown Treasury, last entry 12:00


Golden Jagiellonian Castle - combined ticket including exhibitions: The Image of the Golden Age and State Rooms
  • valid on: November 2-10, November 12, November 18-30
  • entries between 9:30 am and 3 pm
Temporary exhibition The Image of the Golden Age,  available as part of the Golden Jagiellonian Castle ticket, open additionally on the dates:
  • November 2-10, November 12, November 18-30: open 3 pm-5 pm, last entry 3:30 pm
  • November 11 open 9:30 am-5 pm, last entry 3:30 pm; admission pass available online, a limited pool will be available at the entrance to the exhibition
    please note: no ticket windows, information and reservation will be open on this day – please go directly to the exhibition reception desk

  • November 14-17 open 9:30 am-5 pm, last entry 3:30 pm
Crown Treasury: entries between 9:30 am and 4 pm

Exhibitions available for a fee

The Lost Wawel
  • 9:30 am - 5 pm, last entry 4:20 pm
  • admission: regular 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN  (online: +1 PLN)
  • 9:30 am - 5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
  • admission: regular 20 PLN, reduced 15 PLN (online: +1 PLN)
Art of the East. Turkish Tents
  • 2 pm-5 pm, November 14-17: 9:30 am-5 pm; last entry 4:10 pm
  • admission: regular 20 PLN, reduced  15 PLN  (online: +1 PLN)
Representative Royal Chambers 
  • 9:30 am to 5 pm, last entry 4 pm
  • closed on November 14-17
  • admission: regular 35 PLN, reduced 25 PLN (online: +1 PLN)

  • Monday 9 am-12:20 pm or when the free admission pass run out
  • Tuesday-Sunday 9 am-4.20 pm or when tickets are sold out