What to See

Wawel Royal Castle and Wawel Cathedral are two separate and independently functioning institutions.
The Castle encompasses several permanent exhibitions and seasonal attractions; the museum also holds temporary exhibitions.

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: 2022-06-06

Permanent Exhibitions

Crown Treasury and Armoury

Closed Today

State Rooms

Closed Today

Crown Treasury

Closed Today

Royal Private Apartments

The Lost Wawel

Wawel Recovered


Closed Today

Seasonal Routes (Seasonal Availability - weather Permitting)

Gardens, Courtyards, and the Church of Saint Gereon Timed tours with guide

The Church of Saint Gereon

Dragon's den

Sandomierska Tower

Royal Gardens

Current Temporary Exhibitions

Wyczółkowski Rediscovered

The Dragon's Garden. Bronisław Chromy's works at Wawel

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