IN JULY AND AUGUST OUR EXHIBITIONS WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 7:00 PM
The Wawel Hill stay open to visitors: in August – 6 am-8 pm

IN JULY AND AUGUST OUR EXHIBITIONS WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 7:00 PM
Wawel Royal Castle’s Visitor Services are located in the Visitors Center. These include the Information Desk, Ticket Windows, Reservation and Guide Service Office, as well as toilet facilities and cafe, audio guide and souvenirs. The Visitors Center also offers free Wi-Fi.

Visitors' Center opening hours daily 9 am-7:00 pm

Ticket promotions for visiting Wawel Royal Castle are available from 10th to 29th of August:

  • From Tuesday to Friday tickets bought for visiting All the Kings Tapestries. Homecomings 2021-1961-1921 after 4 pm are at a reduced rate
  • From Tuesday to Sunday with tickets bought for All the Kings Tapestries. Homecomings 2021-1961-1921 tickets for Oriental Art. Ottoman Turkish Tents are available at a reduced rate
  • From Tuesday to Sunday admission for temporary exhibition Cranach at Wawel with a pamphlet for August promotions is at a reduced rate
Ticket sales: 
  • in the Visitors Center
    daily 9:00 am-6:30 pm
  • at the Herbowa Gate
    Monday 9:00 am-12:15 pm
    Tuesday-Sunday 9:00 am-4:15 pm
We do not accept payment in Euros or other foreign currency.
Timed tickets are issued for most exhibitions. Entry time is included on the ticket – please be punctual.
Number of tickets available daily is limited. Ticket is valid on the day of visit only.
For individual and group reservations and guide service visit the Reservations Office.

MONDAY

Number of tickets available daily is limited

Crown Treasury and Armoury 
free admission – pick up free admission pass from ticket window
  • 9.30 am–1:00 pm, last visitor entry at 12:10 pm
The Lost Wawel
free admission – pick up free admission pass from ticket window
  • 9.30 am–1:00 pm, last visitor entry at 12:30 pm
Wawel Recovered
free admission – pick up free admission pass from ticket window
  • 9.30 am–1:00 pm, last visitor entry at 12:30 pm
April 11–August 5, 2021
admission: normal 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN
  • JULY-AUGUST 9:30 am–7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 9:30 am–5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
The ticket entitles the bearer to visit all three exhibition locations: 
WAWEL ROYAL CASTLE–PIESKOWA SKAŁA CASTLE–MANOR HOUSE AT STRYSZÓW

Gardens, Courtyards, and the Church of Saint Gereon
guided tour, timed tickets
admission: normal 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • 9.30 am–1:00 pm, last visitor entry at 11:40 am
Royal Gardens
admission: normal 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am–7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 9:30 am–5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
Dragon's Den
admission: 7 P
  • AUGUST 9:30 am–7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 10:30 am–6 pm, last entry 5:40 pm
  • OCTOBER 9:30 am–5:00 pm, last visitor entry at 4:40 pm

TUESDAY–SUNDAY

All the King’s Tapestries: Homecomings 2021–1961–1921
Included State Rooms and Royal Private Apartments
admission: regular 45 PLN, reduced 30 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 5:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9.30 am – 5 pm, last entry at 3:40 pm
Cranach at Wawel Castle
admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:30 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9.30 am – 5 pm, last entry at 4:30 pm
The Royal Bestiary: Wilkoń at Wawel
April 11–August 5
admission: normal 15 PLN, reduced 10 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
The ticket entitles the bearer to visit all three exhibition locations: 
WAWEL ROYAL CASTLE–PIESKOWA SKAŁA CASTLE–MANOR HOUSE AT STRYSZÓW

Matejko: The Great Bell
July 9-August 31, 2021
admission  free – free admission passes distributed at ticket windows and online
  • 9:30 am – 7:00 pm,  last entry 6:40 pm
State Rooms
admission: regular 30 PLN, reduced 20 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4 pm
Crown Treasury and Armoury
admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4 pm

Art of the Orient: Ottoman Turkish Tents
admission: regular 20 PLN, reduced 15 PLN

special price 15 PLN — with a valid ticket to the Matejko: The Great Bell (from July 9)

  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4 pm
First Floor Galleries
admission: 5 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm
The Church of Saint Gereon
The archaeological and architectural reserve
admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
Royal Gardens
open till September 30
admission: regular 5 PLN, reduced 2 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:40 pm
    PLEASE NOTE: August 21 (Saturday) closed 11:30 am–1 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
Dragon's Den
admission: 7 PLN
  • AUGUST 10.30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 10.30 am – 6 pm, last entry at 5:40 pm
  • OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:40 pm
Sandomierska Tower
admission 5 PLN
  • AUGUST 10.30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6:30 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 10.30 am – 6 pm, last entry at 5:30 pm
  • OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4:30 pm

GUIDED TOUR ONLY 
timed tickets

Gardens, Courtyards, and the Church of Saint Gereon

admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 5:40 pm
  • SEPTEMBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 3:40 pm
The Lost Wawel
admission: regular 27 PLN, reduced 22 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4 pm
Wawel Recovered
admission: regular 22 PLN, reduced 17 PLN
  • AUGUST 9:30 am – 7 pm, last entry at 6 pm
  • SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER 9:30 am – 5 pm, last entry 4 pm

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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.

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.

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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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