Admission to Sigismund Bell, Royal Tombs, Cathedral Museum
Regular Concession *
Individual tourists 12,00 zł 7,00 zł
Group ** 11,00 zł/person 6,00 zł/person


* Children, school youth, students, teachers, senior citizens and pensioners, whether from Poland or abroad, are entitled to CONCESSION TICKETS upon presenting the relevantant document.
** Groups of more than 10, with licensed guide.


April – OctoberNovember – March
Mon – SatSundayMon – SatSunday
Cathedral Museum9.00–17.00Closed9.00–16.00Closed
Ticket sale9.00–16.3012.30–16.309.00–15.3012.30–15.30


The Cathedral is closed for visitors on: New Year’s Day (1 Jan.), Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday, All Saints’ Day (1 Nov.), Christmas Eve (24 Dec.) and Christmas Day (25 Dec.)

To check when the Cathedral will be closed see: EVENTS.

The Cathedral Museum is closed on Sunday and holidays.



The lecturer talks about the most interesting places in the Wawel Cathedral and about the collections of the Cathedral Museum. The audio guide is available in several language versions: Polish, English, Czech, French, Spanish, German, Russian, Slovak, Hungarian, Italian.

An audio-guided tour around Wawel Cathedral and up the Sigismund Bell tower takes around 40 minutes, the Royal Tombs 10 minutes, and the Cathedral Museum around 20 minutes.


Audio guide hire


 7 zł

5 zł

Group  3 zł / person


Audio guide hire information tel. +48 572 293 831;

Organized groups can rent a wireless tour guide system, i.e. a system where every tourist can hear their tour guide across the Cathedral over the headphones. The system works best with larger groups, in particular 30 people or more, ensuring clear transmission and great comfort for both the tourists and their tour guide.

Wireless Tour Guide System hire
2 zł/person


Royal Castle at Wawel

Tickets to the Royal Castle at Wawel can be purchased at the Wawel Castle Ticket Office. More information on the Wawel Castle’s website


Rules for visitors

Download [Regulamin zwiedzania Katedry]


When the Sigisumnd Bell rings:

2019.01.01New Year – Mary, Mother of God09:45
2019.01.06Epiphany of the Lord09:45
2019.04.14Palm Sunday09:45
2019.04.20Holy Saturday – Resurrection Mass (determined by the liturgy)~22:00
2019.04.21Easter – Lord’s Resurrection09:45
2019.04.28Second Sunday of Easter or Sunday of Divine Mercy09:45
2019.05.02St Sigismund’s Day – the day of the patron of the bell17:15
2019.05.03Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland; May 3rd Constitution Day09:45
2019.05.08St Stanislaus’ Day - saint patron of the cathedral17:15
2019.05.12St Stanislaus’ Procession09:00
2019.06.02Ascension of the Lord09:45
2019.06.08St Jadwiga’s Day17:15
2019.06.20Corpus Christi procession08:45
2019.06.29SS Peter and Paul’s Day17:15
2019.08.15Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary – Our Lady of Harvest09:45
2019.09.28St Wenceslaus’ Day – the day of the patron of the cathedral 17:15
2019.10.22St Pope John Paul II Day17:15
2019.11.01All Saints’ Day09:45
2019.11.02Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (determined by the procession)~17:15
2019.11.11Poland’s Independence Day10:45
2019.11.24Feast of Christ the King09:45
2019.12.08Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary16:15
2019.12.24Midnight Mass23:45