The Castle is closed till May 5, 2021
The Wawel Hill and Arcaded Courtyard stay open to visitors 6 am-7 pm, free admission.

Please note: the Castle is closed till May 5, 2021

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 open daily 9 am-6:00 pm
disinfection break: 12:15 pm-12:45 pm

Please note:
  • only toilets and the "Słodki Wawel" Cafe (take-away shopping) will be open untill April 25, 2021
Ticket sales: 
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.



free admission – pick up free admission pass from ticket window
exhibitions hours 9.30 am–1:00 pm; individual visitors
  • Crown Treasury and Armoury  last visitor entry at 12:15 pm
  • The Lost Wawel last visitor entry at 12:30 pm
  • Wawel Recovered last visitor entry at 12:30 pm


exhibitions hours 9.30 am–5:00 pm, last visitor entry 4 pm, sales till 3:45 pm, 
disinfection break 1:00 pm–1:30 pm, last visitor entry before break – 12:30 pm
  • All the King’s Tapestries: Homecomings 2021–1961–1921
    Included State Rooms and Royal Private Apartments
    admission: regular 45 PLN, reduced 30 PLN
  • State Rooms
    admission: regular 30 PLN, reduced 20 PLN
  • Crown Treasury and Armoury
    admission: regular 25 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • Art of the Orient. Ottoman Turkish Tents
    admission: regular 20 PLN, reduced 15 PLN
  • The Church of St. Gereon (ticket sells till 4:30 pm, last visitor entry at 4:40 pm)
    admission: regular 10 PLN, reduced 5 PLN

The Church of St. Gereon

The archaeological and architectural reserve located beneath the west wing of the Renaissance castle encompasses the relics of the Romanesque church of Saint Gereon and the Gothic church of Saint Mary of Egypt, as well as an ensemble of Romanesque architectural details.
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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Please note: the Castle will be closed March 20-May 5, 2021

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