Hours, Tickets, Reservations, Luggage

Dear visitors, due to the reinstallation of the exhibitions in the Castle, some of them are temporarily closed. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and ask for your understanding.

Please Note: the Castle will be closed on: April 16-17, November 1 & 11 (Nov. 11 open only Wawel Recovered Exh.), December 24-25

Update: 2022-10-10

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

The number of tickets available every day is limited.

MONDAY
  • The Lost Wawel
    9:30 am −1 pm, last entry 12:30 pm
    free admission  − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)
  • Wawel Recovered
    9:30 am −1 pm, last entry 12:30 pm
    free admission  − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)
  • Art of the Orient. Ottoman Turkish Tents
    9:30 am −1 pm, last entry 12:00 pm
    free admission  − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)

  • The King’s Rembrandt at Wawel Castle: "The Polish Rider" from The Frick Collection
    9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
    promotion: for free − when purchasing a ticket for any exhibition
TUESDAY−SUNDAY
  • Royal Private Apartments 
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • State Rooms
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission: regular 30 PLN, reduced 20 PLN
  • Crown Treasury
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission
    : regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • The Armoury
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
    admission
    : regular 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN
  • Art of the Orient. Ottoman Turkish Tents
    individual entry times
    admission: regular 20 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • The King’s Rembrandt at Wawel Castle: "The Polish Rider" from The Frick Collection 
    August 18–October 16, 2022

    9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
    promotion: for free − when purchasing a ticket for any exhibition
  • The Lost Wawel
    from September → 9:30 am−5 pm, individual entry times
    admission: regular 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN
  • Wawel Recovered
    from September → 9:30 am−5 pm, individual entry times
    Please note: the exhibition will be open only on Mondays from October 8, 2022
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN

SEASONAL ROUTES

  • Dragon's Den daily
    September – October → 10:30 am–6 pm, last entry 5:40 pm
    admission: regular 9 PLN, reduced 7 PLN
  • Sandomierska Tower
    September – October → Sat., Sun., Mon. 10:30 am−6 pm, last entry 5:30 pm
    closed on Oct. 1-3, 2022
    admission: regular 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • The Lost Wawel and The Church of St. Gereon
    individual entry times
    admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN

Tickets

The ticket is valid on the day of the visit only. Timed tickets are issued for most exhibitions. The entry time is printed on the ticket –please be punctual.
The number of tickets available every day is limited. 
  • ticket windows in the Visitors Center
    daily 9:00 am–5:30 pm  
  • ticket window at the Herbowa Gate
    open April 29–October 31

    Monday 9:00 am–12:15 pm
    Tuesday–Sunday 9:00 am–4:15 pm
  • online tickets: check availability on our website here
    online tickets are available one week in advance;
    tickets can be purchased online, even on the day of your visit
    if the online tickets run out, please try at the ticket windows, as tickets may still be available
For individual and group reservations and guide service visit the Reservations Office.
Security screening points are in operation at the entrance to the Castle. Bringing weapons, ammunition, explosives, flammable or toxic items or any other potentially dangerous objects are strictly prohibited.
Visitors are expected to adhere to the Castle’s Visitor Rules and Regulations.

Backpacks, large bags, baby carriers with frames, strollers, umbrellas, and Nordic walking sticks are not permitted inside the exhibitions. These items must be checked in the Checkroom located in the Arcaded Courtyard before you proceed to the exhibitions. The Checkroom is open only during the Castle’s opening hours.

Audioguide

  • You can visit Crown Treasury with an audioguide in Polish, English and Ukrainian
  • You can visit Royal Private Apartments with an audioguide in Polish, English and Ukrainian
The realisation of routes, audioguide devices and technical support is provided by Movitech – places beautifully told.

Buy ticket online

Tickets can be purchased online, even on the day of your visit. If the online tickets run out, please try the ticket windows, as tickets may still be available.

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