[Combo] Wieliczka and Krakow City Pass with transport

Enjoy complimentary access to Krakow’s top museums with the Krakow Museums and Transport Pass. Gain entrance to 40 museums, including the impressive Rynek Underground, with its original medieval market stalls; Oskar Schindler’s Factory; and a wealth of art galleries, churches and more. This card offers generous discounts at select restaurants, shops and on other activities, and it’s a money-saving way to enjoy Krakow.

This combo includes the entrance to Wieliczka Salt Mine with English Guide.
Krakow Museums and Transport Pass offers free public transport and can be picked up either from the airport (which will allow you to use free public transport from airport to Krakow city center) or from Discover Cracow Tourist Information Point at Szczepanski Square 8.

You can reach Wieliczka Salt Mine with public transport as well - please use bus number 304.

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$126

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2 to 3 days

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  • What's included :
    • Entrance ticket to Wieliczka Salt Mine
    • Special restaurant discounts
    • Public Transport
    • Guide at Wieliczka Salt Mine
    • Krakow City DIY audioguide (available after the booking) - in English
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Visit: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jana Mikolaja Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020 Poland

      Meet your guide 15-minutes prior to your chosen start time at Wieliczka Salt Mine. Experience the underground labyrinth that stretches over nine levels at 210 to 1,073 feet (64 to 327 meters) below the surface of the Earth. The maze of nearly 2,400 chambers is connected with sidewalks that have a total length of 803 feet (245 km).

      The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to the depth of 210 feet (64 meters). Visitors are led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines, and salt monuments.

      The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established as early as at the turn of the 19th century. A couple of centuries later the salt mine was designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (1978). The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends.

      Wielicza Salt Mine is the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today. Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies.

      The trip finishes at the level of 443 feet (135 meters) below the surface before taking an elevator back to the surface at the end of the tour.

      Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow 30-702 Poland

      The exhibition in the former factory of Oskar Schindler is located in its former administrative building. This exhibition is a story about Cracow and its inhabitants during World War II, both Poles and Jews, who lived in Cracow at that time. It also relates the Germans, their occupants since 6 September 1939. Occupants who interrupted the continuity of Polish-Jewish coexistence in Cracow.

      The story of Oskar Schindler, a factory owner, was described by Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List. Among other things, this is why it is a very popular place among tourists.

      Opening hours:
      November – March:
      Monday 10.00 am - 2.00 pm Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

      April – October
      Monday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm every first Monday of the month - open to 2 pm
      Tuesday - Sunday 09.00 am - 8.00 pm

      Opening hours:
      November – March:Monday, Wednesday - Sunday 10.00-20.00 Tuesday 10.00-16.00
      April – October:Monday, Wednesday - Sunday 10.00-22.00Tuesday 10.00-16.00
      Exhibition is closed on every first Tuesday of the month.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Rynek Podziemny, Rynek Glowny 1, Krakow 31-042 Poland

      Today’s Main Market Square has become a part of Cracow in 1257, when it was annexed to the city. Then it became one of the most important elements of it and remains like that to this day. The history of the Main Market Square began much earlier. In order to expierience it you shall visit the Main Market Square Undeground exhibition which is located on the side opposite to St. Mary’s Church.

      Opening hours:
      November – March:Monday, Wednesday - Sunday 10.00-20.00 Tuesday 10.00-16.00
      April – October:Monday, Wednesday - Sunday 10.00-22.00Tuesday 10.00-16.00
      Exhibition is closed on every first Tuesday of the month.


      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Polish Aviation Museum, Jana Pawla II 39, Krakow 31-864 Poland

      Polish Aviation Museum is one of the largest museums of its kind in Europe. And the only on our continent that is on the site of the former airport. Within the museum, you can see more than 140 different kinds of airplanes, helicopters and gliders from different areas. An additional attraction of PAM is one of the largest collections of aircraft engines in the whole world.

      Opening hours:
      Monday- closed
      Tuesday -Sunday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Museum Gallery of the 19th Century Polish Art, Rynek Glowny 3, Krakow 31-042 Poland

      The Cloth Hall is historically the beating heart of Cracows’s trade focused around the Main Market Square. In its first version it was built in the mid-thirteenth century. Initially it was a double row of stone stalls in the middle of Main Market Square.

      Opening hours:
      monday - closed, tuesday - sunday: 10.00 - 18.00

      In the nineteenth century Lower Hall was decorated with distinctive emblems of Polish and the Hanseatic League. Upper Hall was developed as a museum.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Mury Obronne - Ramparts, ul. Pijarska, Krakow 30-547 Poland

      When in 1241 the city of Cracow was devastated by the Tatar invasion - it turned out that there is a need of building defensive walls around the city. Finnaly it occured in 1285, by the decision of Prince Leszek Czarny. The construction of the walls were finalised in the first half of the fourteenth century.

      Opening hours:
      April – October: Monday - Sunday 10.30 am - 6.00 pm
      closed on every second Monday of the month
      winter season November – March closed

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Archaeological Museum, ul. Senacka 3, Krakow 31-002 Poland

      The Archaeological Museum in Krakow is the oldest Polish museum of this type. At the beginning when it was founded - in 1850 it was supposed to be the Museum of Antiquities. However, the concept was quickly changed. At present, more than half a million different types of historical exhibits can be found in the Museum’s collection. A significant group of them are unique historical objects that have been handed over to the museum by various collectors, explorers or enthusiasts.

      Opening hours:
      January - June, September - December: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 - 17:00 Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00- 18:00 Saturday - CLOSED Sunday: 11:00- 16:00
      July - August: Monday, Friday: 10:00- 17:00 Saturday - CLOSED Sunday: 10:00- 15:00

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Ogród Doświadczeń im. Stanisława Lema, Aleja Pokoju 68, 31-580 Kraków, Poland

      Stanislaw Lem Garden of Experiences is a magical place, loved especially by the children. Named after the great science fiction writer, each season, from mid-April to End of October, the attraction offers sightseeing, workshops participation, and demonstrations of the spectacular scientific experiments.

      Opening hours:
      april-october
      Monday-Friday 8:30am-7pm saturday -sunday 10am-7pm

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Europeum Center of European Culture - National Museum in Krakow, pl. Gen. Wladyslawa Sikorskiego 6, Krakow 31-115 Poland

      While considering the offer of Krakow’s National Museum, one should definitely not miss Europeum The European Culture Centre. This new branch is a separate permanent exhibition of European art, situated in the Old Granary at the Sikorski Square 6.

      Visitors, who come to see the attraction, will have the occasion to see seven centuries of European art history, comprised in over 100 paintings and sculptures. EUROPEUM is designated to be the only information centre in Poland about the collections of Western European painting.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Dom Zwierzyniecki, ul. Krolowej Jadwigi 41, Krakow 30-209 Poland

      The Zwierzyniec House is a specific branch of the Historical Museum of Krakow, depicting the living conditions of the working class from the beginnings of 20th century.

      From 1993, the attraction shows the interiors of workers flats and serves as the seat of the Zwierzyniec Artistic Salon, featuring exhibits of the creative work of artists associated with this district.

      In this part of Krakow you can admire the amazing Benedictine Abbey in Tyniec.

      Opening hours:
      April -October Monday,Tuesday -closed Wednesday sunday9 .30-17.00 November-march Monday,Tuesday -closed Wednesday sunday9 .00-16.00 Thursday 10-17

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Muzeum Fotografii w Krakowie, ul. Jozefitow 16, Krakow 30-045 Poland

      The Walery Rzewuski History of Photography Museum (16 Józefitów Street) will be perceived as a nice attraction by those who love the art of photography and would like to follow its beginnings in Poland. In fact, it’s the only Polish museum dedicated exclusively to photography, which explains its huge meaning on the cultural map of The City of Cracow.

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Jozef Mehoffer House - Krakow National Museum, ul. Krupnicza 26, Krakow 31-123 Poland

      Józef Mehoffer House is one of the branches of the National Museum in Cracow, which is completely dedicated to the painter Joseph Mehoffer. Interesting fact is that before Mehoffer bought it, house belonged to the family of another great Polish painter - Wyspiański, who was born in this house in 1869.

      Opening hours:
      Monday - Closed Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Church of St. Adalbert, Main Market Square, Krakow 31-042 Poland

      St. Adalbert Church is a historical place that commemorates the place where St. Adalbert preached. The church’s name was to honor the Polish saint.

      It is assumed that this building in its first version was created at the turn of the tenth and eleventh centuries. Since then it was rebuilt many times. The building we can see recently, was built on the ruins of older building from the second half of the eleventh century. In 1453 Jan Capistranon, who was another holy of the Catholic Church and the founder of the monasteries of the Friars Minor of the Observance, preached his sermons in this church. At the beginning of the seventeenth century the church was again rebuilt in the style of Baroque.

      In the basement of the church underground exhibition showing the Main Market Square history can be found.

      Opening hours:
      Opening hours:June - October: Monday - Saturday 10:00- 16:00Sunday - CLOSED
      The exhibition is closed on all religious holidays

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Visit: St Mary's Basilica, Plac Mariacki 5, Krakow 31-042 Poland

      The first brick Romanesque church built in the place where today we can find St. Mary’s Church was built in the early thirteenth century. This structure didn’t last long- it was destroyed during the Tatar invasion. However, at the end of the thirteenth century on the old foundations, the construction of a new church had been started and it lasted almost to the middle of the fourteenth century. Since then, the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was many times expanded, modernized rebuilt and renovated - the last time in 2003.

      St. Mary’s Church is not only a place of worship, but also a true work of art. At the end of the fifteenth century the church was embellished by Veit Stoss, an artist from Nuremberg, who created a new altar - which is considered a masterpiece of architecture of the late Gothic. This is just one of the many artistic elements of this historic place. Best to visit this place and see for yourself.

      Opening hours:
      Monday- Suturday 11.30 am- 6.00 pm
      Sundays and Holy Days 2.00 am- 6:00 pm
      The ceremonial opening of the Wit Stwosz altar takes place at 11.50 am

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Cricoteka - Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor, Ul. Nadwislanska 2/4, Krakow 30-527 Poland

      The beginning of the Cricoteka or else the Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor goes back to 1955 when Tadeusz Kantor founded Theater Cricot 2. At the beginning, he acted in the House of Artists, then moved to the Gallery Kszysztofory. Finnaly, in 1980 he moved to the current location of Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor archives. Performances staged within Cricot 2 based on the works of painting of Tadeusz Kantor and the inspiration derived from a prominent Polish artist Witkacy.

      Tadeusz Kantor is considered to be a total artist - because of that visiting Circoteka is a must visit for people who love art. Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor is a unique combination of independent theater and painting. Recently after the death of Tadeusz Kantor - the main task of the Centre is to disseminate his works.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-Sunday 11am-7pm Monday-closed

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: The Bishop Erazm Ciolek Palace - National Museum in Krakow, 17 Kanonicza St Near Grodzka Street, Krakow Poland

      The Bishop Erazm Ciołek Palace remembers well the golden era of the renaissance artists. Built in 1501-1503 for Erazm Ciołek, diplomat, humanist and the patron of artists, considerably contributed to the development of the local art. Ciołek was the Bishop of Płock and the secretary of King Alexander Jagiellon.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Stara Synagoga, ul. Szeroka 24, Krakow 31-053 Poland

      Welcome to the oldest Jewish temple in Poland. The Old Synagogue has survived since the 15th century. Now functioning also as a museum, the attraction gathers several exhibitions. The main prayer hall hosts a collection dedicated to the synagogue and the most important holidays of the religious Jewish calendar, like Sabbath Day, Rosh Hashanah and the Day of Atonement, the Feast of Tabernacles, Hanukkah, Purim and Passover.

      The most significant cult object in Synagogue is a scroll with the text of the Torah. The old hall for women includes a display concerning the family and private life. Visitors can also find exhibits connected with obeying the traditional nutrition rules in a Jewish home, everyday prayers and a life cycle from birth to death. Each work is comprehensively described, helping to get a better understanding of Jewish traditions.

      Just around the corner from the Old Synagogue, there is the fascinating Museum of Jews in Krakow “Galicja” is definitely worth a visit.

      Opening hours:
      November – March:Monday 10.00 am - 2.00 pm Tuesday - Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 9.00 am - 4.00 pm Friday 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
      April – OctoberMonday 10.00 am - 2.00 pm Tuesday - Sunday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: The Archdiocesan Museum, Ul. Kanonicza 19/21, Krakow 31-022 Poland

      The Archdiocese Museum, founded 1906 by Cardinal John Puzyna, is one of the most important sacral buildings in the region. Primarly located on the Wawel Hill, has twice changed its venue. In 1992, Cardinal Franciszek Macharski completed its movement from the monastery in St. Catharina to the apartments on Kanoniczna street 19-21, which remains the actual location till today.

      A cross-sectional collection of polish sacral art, comprising works from thirteenth century to the nineteenth century, makes this place a “must see” attraction on the Krakow’s map.

      The attraction is located next to Archeological Museum of Krakow.

      Opening hours:
      Monday : closed
      Tuesday : Sunday 10am-5pm

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Wyspianski Museum - Szolayski Tenement House, ul. Szczepanska 11, Krakow 31-011 Poland

      Situated near the Market Square, adjacent to the edifices of Old Theatre and Palace of Art, The Szołayski House has a lot more to offer, apart from the attractive localization. The two-floor, corner building, was from 1934 the home for Feliks “Manggha” Jasieński Museum. In the times of WWII, the house was annexed by Germans, to suit the needs of the Nazi Party.

      The attraction faced its rebirth in 2003, when the Stanisław Wyspiański’s Museum was relocated here from Kanonicza Street along with a permanent exhibition dedicated to Feliks Jasieński. Next to

      Just across the street you can visit another famous tourist attraction the Krzysztofory Palace.

      Opening hours:
      Monday -Closed Tuesday- Saturday 10am-6pm
      Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Kamienica Hipolitow-Muzeum Krakowa, pl. Mariacki 3, Krakow 31-042 Poland

      Entering The Hipolit House, one senses the climate of a bourgeois house. The exhibition collecting diverse furniture, paintings, fabrics, various objects and the decorations conveys a lot about various, historic interior styles. Exhibition of interiors is designated on two levels of the attraction.

      The ground floor welcomes its visitors with a study of rich burghers from 17th century, from which they can go through a preserved cabinet from those times, ending in a beautiful collectioners’ hall. One should know here that in the times of Galician Autonomy many of Kraków’s citizens and settling immigrants gathered marvelous collections of present and past art. Going up the stairs, we will find ourselves in an apartment from the 19th century, consisting of Grandmother’s room, daughter’s room and a big dining room. The first two chambers are nice, and cosy, but modest and sometimes old-fashioned. The dining room, however compensates the first impression.

      One can see there a big table in the center and a hanging oil lamp, giving a pleasant, warm light. Next to it, stretches a large carved sideboard with various vessels and a shiny samovar, placed on the table. The dining room is connected with a large saloon, converging among others an elegant piano and a great couch. These combined with the multiple paintings, rugs and trinkets tells a lot about the character of this place.

      The Hipolit House division of the Historical Museum of Krakow and is located right next to the St. Mary’s Basilica.

      Opening hours:
      Winter season November – March Wednesday 9 am - 4 pm (no charge) Thursday 12 pm - 7 pm Friday - Sunday 9 am - 4 pm Summer season April – October Wednesday 10 am - 5.30 pm (no charge) Thursday - Sunday 10 am - 5.30 pm

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Benedictine Abbey of Tyniec, ul. Benedyktynska 37 Tyniec, Krakow 30-398 Poland

      The beginning of the history of the abbey in Tyniec is a twenty-first century. That’s when there was built a Benedictine monastery located on a hill overlooking the Wisła river. The creation of this monastery was motivated by the crisis of the young Polish state, which had to deal with the rebellion of the pagans and the Czech invasions.

      Initially the abbey consisted of Romanesque buildings to be rebuilt in the Gothic style in the fifteenth century. Then it was rebuilt in the baroque and later in roccoco style. In the seventeenth century the abbey was destroyed again, only to be rebuilt and expanded. Unfortunately to be destroyed again during the Bar Confederation and was rebuilt by the abbot Florian Janowski. At the beginning of the nineteenth century, the abbey was dissolved and the church located in the abbey housed the seat of a bishopric Tyniec.

      In July 1939 the Benedictines returned to Tyniec, and since 1947 began the reconstruction of the abbey. Finally, in 1968 it was reactivated. Today, the monastery houses the Museum of the Abbey.

      Opening hours:
      Monday- Sunday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej w Krakowie, ul. Sw. Wawrzynca 15, Krakow 31-060 Poland

      If you’re keen on technology, its past and possibilities, The Museum of Municipal Engineering will make you love Cracow to the end of your life. This unusual attraction was founded by the Municipality of the City of Krakow in 1998 and it gathers the historical objects whose main goal is to show the museum’s guests the development of Cracow’s urban transport and public utilities. The museum is located at 15 św. Wawrzyńca Street, in the oldest tramway shed of Cracow.

      The attractions are located in three halls and they belong either to the permanent or to the temporary exhibitions. The first category is represented by the events entitled „History of Polish motor vehicles”, „Around the Wheel”, „More light” and even „Printing in Cracow 15th - 20th Century”. The second type of exhibition is harder to define – recently, there was a chance to discover the popular series „From the laboratories of Krakow’s scientists”. If you’d like to learn more about the attractions of the moment, visit the Museum’s official website. Generally, it’s good to be prepared for the visit which takes about 1.5 hour… or even more for the most inquisitive tourists. The Musuem of Municipal Engineering is located between the Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum and the Galicja Jewish Museum.

      Opening hours:
      Monday - Closed
      Tuesday 9:00 - 16:00
      Wednesday-Friday 9:00 - 20:00
      Saturday-Sunday 10:00 - 20:00

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: National Museum, al. 3 Maja 1, Krakow 30-062 Poland

      Main Building of the National Museum in Cracow was built over the years 1934-1989. In this building you can find three permanent galleries: “Broń i Barwa w Polsce”, Gallery of Arts and Crafts and Art Gallery of Polish twentieth century. The building also organizes temporary exhibitions, they are composed of both - collections belonging to the National Museum in Cracow as well as exhibits on loan from other institutions and private collectors.

      In the National Museum in Cracow there were organized exhibitions of painters such as Theodore Axentowicz, Piotr Michalowski, Henry Rodakowski, Ferdinand Ruszczyca, Witold Wojtkiewicz and Leon Wyczółkowski. There was also organized an exhibition on Polish Jews and Armenians. Both showed their individuality and assimilation.

      The Museum has a total of eleven divisions, including: The Main building, The Gallery of Art , Czartoryski Museum, the Jan Matejko House, Palace of Erazm Ciołek, the Szołayski House, The Emeryk Hutten-Czapski Museum, The Józef Mehoffer House, Europeum The European Culture Centre, Stanisław Wyspiański Museum and Karol Szymanowski Museum at Villa Atma in Zakopane.

      National Museum in Cracow pays special attention to caring for children, to help them build a sensitivity to art. In he building lobby you can find a shop in which you can buy publications on art, postcards and reproductions of famous works.

      Opening hours:
      Monday - Closed Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Rydlowka - Muzeum Krakowa, ul. W. Tetmajera 28, Krakow 31-352 Poland

      Enter the fantastic world of literature and take part in the famous “Wedding” by Wyspianski. Regional Rydel’s Museum of Polish Modernism Rydłówka may not have any kind of time vehicle in its stock, however it does have beautifully preserved chambers, remembering the times of Lucjan Rydel and Jadwiga Mikolajczykówna wedding.

      The attraction is housed in a historic mansion, established in 1894 by Włodzimierz Tetmajer. Now, it is owned by family Rydlów, who live in part of building and rents the rest of it to the museum of total area reaching 135 m2. The permanent exhibition is housed in four rooms. These are Common, the Chamber ‘dance’, the Board “scene” and “Alcove”.

      The collected folklore exhibits resemble the life in Bronowice and the Young Polish artists associated with this place. We can find here the paintings of Włodziemierz Tetmajer, Kazimierz Sichulski, Stefan Filipkiewicz, Tadeusz Noskowski, Vincent Wodzinowski or Henryk Uziembły. But that’s not all, as authentic costumes from the period of Bronowice wedding are also displayed.

      Opening hours:
      Closed

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Ethnographic Museum, pl. Wolnica 1, Krakow 31-060 Poland

      The Seweryn Udziela Ethnographic Museum, can boast of its tremendous collection of exhibits, reaching almost 80 thousands. However, the nucleus of it, is the collection established in the turn of the 20th century by the museum’s founder, Mr Seweryn Udziela. In his assembly, deriving mainly from the Eastern Galicia, he gathered about 2000 items, dated mainly at the end 19th and the first half of 20th century.

      However, there was also place for older objects, like the 17th century fragments of iconostases or the 18th century Tibetan collection. Some of the attraction’s exhibits (i.e. archival manuscripts, drawings, photographs or glass plates) are of particular, inestimable value. The same situation is with the library collections, comprising over 30 thousand volumes.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Wednesday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Thursday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Friday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Saturday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Sunday: 10.00 – 19.00
      Monday: closed

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: MNK Pawilon Jozefa Czapskiego, Pilsudskiego 12, Krakow 31-109 Poland

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Ulica Pomorska - Pomorska Street, ul. Pomorska 2, Krakow 30-039 Poland

      Go back to the times of WWII and discover the dark secrets of the Pomorska Street, hosting in of its buildings the Gestapo Headquarters. The place, once of bad repute, now faces its revival, being the venue of national memory and the nucleus of the upcoming exhibition “People of Kraków in Times of Terror 1939-1945-1956”. The exhibition, aiming to convey the complex history of our city, includes a trip around the dungeons, where a lot of Polish people fighting against the enemies, were tortured and killed.

      The exhibition is divided into three parts, each of them focusing on a different story. The first one presents the activities of the Association of Defence of the Western Borderlands and the history of the Silesian House. The second part is devoted to the fate of the chosen people – Krakow citizens and people connected with the city, being the victims of the Nazi occupation in 1939-1945. The third part presents Poland after the war (the years 1945-1956) and the different angles of fight against the Communist oppression. The database currently comprises several thousand items and it is planned to be expanded in the future.

      Nearby to the Museum of the history of occupation you can find the Museum of History of Photografy.

      Opening hours:
      Monday : closed
      Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Celestat, ul. Lubicz 16, Krakow 31-504 Poland

      Celestat was a place of shoot practicing of marksmen’s fraternity in Cracow. Celestat was established in its present form in 1837 when the Association of Shooting Cracow bought land on the outskirts of Cracow to then build there the neo-Gothic palace. In the garden of the palace there was opened a restaurant, and in summer concerts were organized there.

      Celestat was even visited by the emperor of the Austro-Hungarian empire Franz Joseph I, who at the occasion of the visit gave 3 shots into a specially prepared shield. It was also visited by his successor Archduke Rudolf.

      Since 1834, the palace is adorned with portraits of the best marksmen of the current period. In 1914 Celestat was occupied by the Austro-Hungarian army to eventually be returned to the fraternity in 1921. Then in 1939 it was taken by the German army. Currently Celestat functions as a branch of the Historical Museum of Cracow.

      Opening hours:
      Closed

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Visit: MOCAK Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, ul. Lipowa 4, Krakow 30-702 Poland

      The idea of creating the Museum of Contemporary Art in Cracow was established in 2004. For this purpose the city of Cracow purchased the buildings in the former Schindler Factory. Purpose of purchasing such a building was to fit in with the global trend of presenting contemporary art in industrial buildings. The museum was opened in 2011.

      Contemporary Museum in Cracow consists of both permanent and temporarty exhibitions. The main element of the museum is a collection of MOCAK consisting of works of artists from many countries acquired over the years. This gallery consists of several segments: conceptualism, video, sculpture and object.

      Collection MOCAK is built since 2010. Since then, it develops very rapidly so that now consists of 4554 works of 235 artists - both Polish and other countries. The main objective of this collection is to show Polish art, which was established over the last 50 years against the background of art from other countries. Besides - the aim of the Museum of Contemporary Art is to tame the recipients with this type of art, so that it is not considered to be hermetic anymore.

      The second most popular Museum of Art - the Gallery of 19th Century Polish Art is located in Sukiennice.

      Opening hours:
      Monday -closed Tuesday-Sunday 9am-5pm

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower, Rynek Glowny 1, Krakow 31-001 Poland

      According to reports, the historic Town Hall Tower was established approximately at the beginning of the fourteenth century and it was constantly expanded during the Middle Ages. Town Hall Tower was a part of Cracow City Hall which was demolished at the begining of the XIX century.

      In 1524 Town Hall Tower was equipped with a clock of Nuremberg production. A the end of the seventeenth century, the tower was struck by lightning, which caused the fire, which burned the bell and half of the tower. In the three years since that, the tower was reconstructed. The new version of the tower has been designed in an impressive manner, but this time without a clock. In this form Town Hall Tower preserved until 1783, to be rebuilt again.

      Less than 40 years later it was decided to demolish the building of City Hall, which adjoined to the tower which remained abandoned and unused for almost a hundred years. The last renovation of the tower took place relatively recently, because in the first half of the 60s of the twentieth century.

      Currently, the tower is opened to the public. Its gothic interior is considered one of the most beautiful places in Cracow. Its highest tier allows access to an amazing view of the city panorma, among others St. Mary’s Basilica, Cloth Hall and St. Adalbert Church.

      Opening hours:
      April – October: Monday - Sunday 10.30 am - 6.00 pm
      March: Monday - Sunday 10.30 am - 5.00 pm
      November - December:Monday - Sunday 12 am - 6.00 pm

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Visit: Galicia Jewish Museum, Dajwór 18, 31-052 Kraków, Poland

      The Galicia Jewish Museum was launched to pay a tribute to all the victims of the Holocaust and celebrate the Jewish culture of Polish Galicia. Located in Kazimierz, reknown Jewish Cracow’s district, the attraction has greatly embedded itself in the local climate, offering simultaneously a new, innovative perspective.

      The museum hosts internationally acclaimed permanent photographic exhibitions - Traces of Memory and Unfinished Memory, as well as many exciting temporary exhibitions.

      Nearby the Galicja Musuem you can find the Eagle Pharmacy which is located within the limits of the former ghetto area and commemorating the Holocaust of Krakow Jews.

      Opening hours:
      everyday 10am-6pm except Christmas and Yom Kippur

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, ul. Basztowa, Krakow 30-547 Poland

      The Barbican, built by John Albert in 1498-1499, was for the long time the strongest northern fortification in Krakow. The complex was established due to the threat of Turkish-Italian invasion. The construction is a segment of a circle with an inner diameter of 24.40 m, and the thickness of the walls exceeding over 3 m. Built in a Gothic style, comprising seven turrets, was primarily connected to the St. Florian’s Gate, in aim to defend it. It fulfilled its role brilliantly, protecting Krakow twice from severe danger.

      Firstly in 1587, when the attack of Archduke Maximilian Habsburg was repulsed and the pretender to the Polish throne was expelled from the city.

      Secondly, Barbican proved its role during the Swedish invasion in 1655. Today, the Barbican, is a very popular tourist attraction, one of the branches of the Historical Museum of Krakow. After visiting the Barbican don’t miss a chance to see the Czartoryski Museum and Library where you can paintings, handicrafts and literature of famous Poles.

      Opening hours:
      april-october monday - sunday 10.30am-6pm second monday of the month museum is closed november-march -closed

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Apteka pod Orlem, plac Bohaterow Getta 18, Krakow 30-547 Poland

      Pharmacy “Under the Eagle” in Cracow was the only pharmacy in the Cracow ghetto during the Nazi occupation in Poland. Run by Tadeusz Pankiewicz, who was the only Pole living in the ghetto during the whole period of its existence. It was not only the place of selling of the medicines, but also anti-Nazi conspiracy, mutual assistance and contact between Jews living in the ghetto.

      Pharmacy was established in 1909 by Jozef Pankiewicz, father of Tadeusz. Tadeusz Pankiewicz began to work in the pharmacy in 1930 shortly after his graduation. Pharmacy remained formally owned by Tadeusz Pankiewicz after 1946. However, in 1951 Pharmacy has been taken from the Pankiewicz family as result of the socialist political changes that occurred in Poland. Pharmacy was nationalized.

      Currently, Pharmacy “Under the Eagle” is the Museum of the Ghetto “Pharmacy Under the Eagle” available for tourists. Next to the Museum you can also visit Centre for documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor Cricoteka.

      Opening hours:
      Monday 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
      Tuesday - Sunday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
      Museum is closed on every 2nd Tuesday of the month.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Visit: Muzeum Krakowa - Palac Krzysztofory, Rynek Glowny 35, Krakow 30-001 Poland

      Krzysztofory Palace comprises a cross-sectional collection of material culture, political and economic history, art and traditions and customs of Cracow’s citizens from the earliest ages to contemporary times. So, first of all, be prepared for a lot of views of old Kraków, paintings by Jacek Malczewski, Stanislaw Tondos , Erasmus Fabijański, Michal Stachowicz, Juliusz and Wojciech Kossaks. The portraits and photos faithfully reflect the city and its monuments, the eminent people of that time or the events that took place in Kraków.

      The attraction however, has a lot more to offer. Discover the mementos related to the history of Cracow guilds and and Krakow Brotherhood chanterelle. You will be entranced by the priceless memorabilia from national uprisings, a collection of discs legion, clocks, theatrical souvenirs, Judaic arts and crafts and Cracow cribs.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Visit: Home Army Museum (Muzeum Armii Krajowej), ul. Wita Stwosza 12, Krakow 31-511 Poland

      The Home Army Museum in Cracow (12 Wita Stwosza Street) is the only Polish institution established in order to save the memories and souvenirs of The Home Army, the biggest organisation of the Polish Underground Movement during The Second World War.

      Planned as a place of remembrance and, at the same time, as an interesting tourist attraction, the museum welcomed the first visitors in 2000. Its establishment was, however, preceded by ten years of collecting the historical items – like documents, books, diverse kinds of weapons. Those efforts were worth making: now, The Home Army Museum possesses almost 7000 exhibits and more than 12000 archives.

      These attractions are so magnificent thanks to the Army Soldiers who shared their private materials with the museum. But there is also a second reason to visit this place while staying in Cracow: it may be discovered by the researchers who deal with the war as a great source of knowledge. The museum’s library contains about 11500 volumes dedicated to the Nazi occupation of Poland.

      Opening hours:
      Monday -closed Tuesday-Sunday 11am-7pm

      Duration: 2 hours

      Visit: House of Jan Matejko - Krakow National Museum, ul. Florianska 41, Krakow 31-019 Poland

      Jan Matejko House is a very old building, in which outstanding Polish painter came into the world, lived with his loved ones, painted pictures and eventually died.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Jan Matejko was not only a great painter, but also an art collector, one of the greatest of his contemporaries. For this reason, in his house we can find a really impressive collection of exhibits. Museum of Jan Matejko House was opened in 1895 and since 1904 is one of the branches of the National Museum in Cracow.

      The idea to organize a museum in the house of Jan Matejko appeared in the press the day after his funeral in 1893. It was very warmly received. Society started collecting money in order to purchase artists former home from his family and his works of art and other future exhibits. Recently exposure of Museum of Jan Matejko consists of over 6000 exhibits.

      Opening hours:
      Tuesday-saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 10am-4pm

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

      Visit: Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki), al. Jerzego Waszyngtona 1, Krakow 30-204 Poland

      Kościuszko Mound is a unique place on the map of Krakow and Malopolska. From here, you can enjoy the most beautiful panorama of the area, take part in a unique history lesson and see interesting exhibitions. Are you planning to visit Krakow? Kosciuszko Mound is a mandatory point of the trip!

      Looking for unique views? From Mound of Kościuszko you will see one of the most beautiful panoramas of Krakow, overlooking the most characteristic places in the old town - Wawel, St. Mary’s Basilica, the Cloth Hall and Main Market Square. From the Mound there is also a view of the entire Cracow Upland, Sandomierz Basin, Wielkie Foothills, and even with good visibility you can see even the Tatras!

      It is also a place where you can learn the history of the Poles’ journey to freedom, see the eminent Poles and the historic 19th century fort. For lovers of military architecture monuments visit to Kopiec is a chance to visit a unique citadel fort, which served as a defense. The surrounding Fort 2 “Kościuszko” Mound is one of the oldest surviving works of the Fortress of Kraków.

      In the historic interiors of the Fort there are many temporary exhibitions. You will discover here the rich history of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, you will know the secrets of the Fortress of Cracow, and then stand face to face with the most prominent Poles visiting the exhibition of wax figures.

      The Krakow Tourist Card entitles you to the entrance to Kosciuszko Mound and a tour of all the Mound, fixed and temporary exhibitions. The following tours are available:

      Chapel of Blessed Bronislaw and Kolumbarium,
      Kosciuszko Exhibition
      Krakowskie Mounds,
      The fortress and the city of Cracow 1846 - 1918,
      Wax figures “Poles way to freedom”.
      Offer valid during opening hours of exhibitions.

      All year round the entrance to the mound is possible from 9:00 until dusk.

      Opening hours:
      9:30 - 18:30

      Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jana Mikolaja Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020 Poland
      Departure Time :
      Wieliczka + Krakow Pass 3 days 11/1/2020 - 12/20/2021
      Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
      Wieliczka + Krakow Pass 2 days 11/1/2020 - 12/20/2021
      Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • The temperature in the mine is constant (about 14 degrees), and therefore it is recommended to bring warm clothing even in the summer
      • There are 800 steps on the way, including 380 right at the start
      • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
      • The price does not include fees for photography and filming (available to purchase)
      • For Wieliczka ticket - Please meet Discover Cracow representative at 7 Edwarda Dembowskiego Street, Wieliczka - DISCOVER CRACOW TOURIST INFORMATION POINT (GPS: 49.985063, 20.056599).
      • You will be advised after the booking the time of your Salt Mine Tour - please advise during the booking if you have any preferences
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    7

    Organised by Discover Cracow Tickets

    Activity ID: V-53370P62

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