700-year-old salt mine
The Cracow Salt-Works Museum, the most important mining museum in Europe, is located in the original underground excavations of the 700-year-old salt mine in Wieliczka, which was placed in 1978 by UNESCO on the first List of World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
everyday 8am - 4pm 16 October - 15 April;
everyday 7.30am - 6.30pm 16 April - 15 October.
You can visits only with tourist guide. The Mine may be visited only with the guide in groups not exceeding 35 persons per one guide.
You can choose guide who can speak one of the following languages: english, german, french, spanish, dutch, russian, italian, serbian and croatian, japanese, ukrainian. Due to booking requirements, in case of groups, the date and time of arrival should be arranged beforehand on the phone with the Department of Tourism: phone: +48 12 278-73-02, +48 12 278-73-66, fax: +48 12 278-73-33, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Groups not registered in advanced will be allowed only on availability of guides and visiting space. Larger parties must divide into smaller groups of not more than 35 people.
INDIVIDUAL TOURISTS are allowed into the mine regularly, therefore there is NO need to make earlier reservations. In case of individual tourists, the maximum waiting time for an appropriate number of persons to gather is 60 minutes.
Tickets are available from the Ticket Offices of the "Wieliczka" Salt Mine situated in the building of Danilowicz Shaft Top.
Feel heartily encouraged to visit the Mine in autumn or winter when the number of tourists is lower.
Tour tickets for individual tourists:
- standard rate: 35 PLN
- concessions: 25 PLN
- photographing permit: 8 PLN
- filming permit: 13 PLN
. Wieliczka Salt mine.