TEMPORARY CHANGES IN THE ORGANISATION OF VISITING

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.
The main exhibitions of the Castle will be reopened:
  • State Rooms, Crown Treasury and Armoury – on July 1
  • Art of the Orient. Ottoman Turkish Tents – on September 1

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: 2022-06-22

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

The number of tickets available every day is limited.

MONDAY 
9:30 am −1 pm, last entry 12:30 pm
  • The Lost Wawel
    free admission  − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)
  • Wawel Recovered
    free admission − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)
  • The Armoury ⇒ on view from July 4
    free admission − pick up a free admission ticket (at the ticket window)
TUESDAY−SUNDAY
  • Royal Private Apartments 
    with exhibition Masterpieces from the Lanckoroński Collection (from July 1)
    June → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6 pm
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−11 pm, last entry 10 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−10 pm, last entry 9 pm
    July 4 – August 31 → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6 pm
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • State Rooms ⇒ open from July 1
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−11 pm, last entry 10 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−10 pm, last entry 9 pm
    July 4 – August 31 → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6:10 pm
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission: regular 30 PLN, reduced 20 PLN
  • Crown Treasury and Armoury ⇒ open from July 1
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−11 pm, last entry 10 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−10 pm, last entry 9 pm
    July 4 – August 31 → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6 pm
    from September 1 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4 pm
    admission:
  • Wyczółkowski Rediscovered ⇒ until August 18, 2022
    June → 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−11 pm, last entry 10 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−10 pm, last entry 9 pm
    July 4 – August 18 → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
  • The Lost Wawel
     9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
    admission: regular 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN
  • Wawel Recovered
     9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
  • The Church of Saint Gereon
     9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN

SEASONAL ROUTES

  • Dragon's Den 
    daily, 10:30 am–6 pm, ticket sales until 5:30 pm, last entry 5:40 pm
    admission: regular 9 PLN, reduced 7 PLN
  • Royal Gardens with temp. exhibition The Dragon's Garden. Bronisław Chromy's works at Wawel
    open daily
    June → 9:30 am−6 pm, last entry 5:40 pm
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−11 pm, last entry 10:30 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−10 pm, last entry 9:30 pm
    July 4 – August 30 → 9:30 am−7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
    September 1 – October 2 → 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    admission: regular 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • Sandomierska Tower
    daily 10:30 am−6 pm, ticket sales until 5:30 pm, last entry 5:30 pm
    admission: regular 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • First Floor Galleries
    Tuesday-Sunday 9:30 am−5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
    July 1, 2 → 1:30 pm−9 pm, last entry 8:30 pm
    July 3 → 12:30 pm−9 pm, last entry 8:30 pm
    admission: regular 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • Gardens, Courtyards, and the Church of Saint Gereon
    GUIDED TOUR, INDIVIDUAL SCHEDULE ENTRIES
    admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
    Monday 9.30 am–1:00 pm, last entry 11:40 am
    Tuesday – Sunday:
    June → 9:30 am–5 pm, last entry 3:30 pm
    July, August → 9:30 am–7 pm, last entry 5:40 pm
    September 1 – October 2 → 9:30 am–5 pm, last entry 3:30 pm

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.

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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