Admission to the Wawel Cathedral, Sigismund’s Bell, the Royal Tombs, the Cathedral Museum and the Archdiocesan Museum
Regular Concession *
Individual tourists 22,00 zł 15,00 zł
Group ** 20,00 zł/person 14,00 zł/person


* children, school pupils, students under 26 (valid ISIC card), teachers (valid ITIC card), senior citizens, and pensioners from Poland or abroad, are entitled to CONCESSION TICKETS upon presenting the relevant and valid document.
** Groups at least 11 people plus the persons in charge.


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.), 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 Sundays and holidays.

The Archdiocesan Museum is closed on Mondays.



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 and Ukrainian.

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


Audio guide hire


12 zł

8 zł

Group 6 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
4 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

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When the Sigisumnd Bell rings:

2023.01.01New Year – Mary, Mother of God09:45
2023.01.06Epiphany of the Lord09:45
2023.04.02Palm Sunday09:45
2023.04.08Holy Saturday – Resurrection Mass (determined by the liturgy)~22:00
2023.04.09Easter – Lord’s Resurrection09:45
2023.04.16Second Sunday of Easter or Sunday of Divine Mercy09:45
2023.05.02St Sigismund’s Day – the day of the patron of the bell17:15
2023.05.03Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Poland; May 3rd Constitution Day09:45
2023.05.08St Stanislaus’ Day - saint patron of the cathedral17:15
2023.05.14St Stanislaus’ Procession09:00
2023.05.21Ascension of the Lord09:45
2023.06.08Corpus Christi procession08:45
2023.06.29SS Peter and Paul’s Day17:15
2023.08.15Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary – Our Lady of Harvest09:45
2023.09.28St Wenceslaus’ Day – the day of the patron of the cathedral 17:15
2023.10.22St Pope John Paul II Day09:45
2023.11.01All Saints’ Day09:45
2023.11.02Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (determined by the procession)~18:00
2023.11.11Poland’s Independence Day09:45
2023.11.26Feast of Christ the King09:45
2023.12.08Immaculate Conception of the Holy Virgin Mary16:15
2023.12.24Midnight Mass23:45