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Wawel Royal Castle
State Art Collection

31-001 Kraków, Wawel 5

(+48 12) 422-51-55, 422-61-21

Tourist Information:
(+48 12) 422 51 55
ext. 219

Reservations and Guide Service:
(+48 12)
422 16 97

Press contact:
(+48 12) 422 51 55
ext. 380, 341

November 2018 - free admission

For the seventh year in a row the Royal Residences – the Wawel Royal Castle, the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Museum of King Jan III Palace at Wilanów, and the Royal Łazienki Museum – have teamed up to offer free admission throughout the month of November.

This is one of the biggest events promoting Poland’s leading historical landmarks and their museum collections. Its aim is cultural education, increased access to national cultural institutions, and increased participation in culture, especially by children, young people, and senior citizens.
The program is initiated and supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Admission to Wawel Royal Castle is free
throughout the month of November!
The following exhibitions are available:
Admission to exhibitions only with free pass issued by the ticket windows in the Visitors Center.
  • Individual visitors: free admission pass to exhibitions of your choice; one visitor can pick up passes for a maximum of 5 people.

  • Groups: Organized groups must reserve ahead of time with the Reservations Office, phone +48 12 422.16.97, bot@wawel.org.pl. Sundays are reserved for individual visitors only.

For conservation reasons daily limits on the number of visitors are in effect. Once the limit for a particular exhibition has been reached, no more passes will be issued. Tickets are not available for sale.

Exhibitions hours
  • Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Last visitor entry at 3:00 p.m.

- individual visitors only, no reservations

All exhibitions are closed on Mondays and on November 1 and 11, 2018.

Free admission passes available at the ticket windows in the Visitors Center. Ticket windows are open:

• Tuesday–Saturday: 9:00 a.m.–2:45 p.m.
• Sunday: 9:30 a.m.–2:45 p.m.

Passes are issued for specific entry times.
Ticket booth at the Herbowa Gate entrance – closed.

Guide service and Audio Guides are available at the regular price.

Visitor information: informacja@wawel.org.pl      +48 12 422-51-55 wew. 219

If you can’t make it in November, don’t worry. 
The Castle offers free admission to selected exhibitions every Sunday, 
December through March and on Mondays from April to October. 
Children 7 and under always visit free.