Crown Treasury

Visitors to the Crown Treasury can admire the craftsmanship of various objects, such as the Crown of Bolesław I the Brave, the Queen Jadwiga’s Sceptre, and the Sword of the Kings. The exhibits provide insights into the splendor and symbolism of Polish royal regalia.

Many items in the Crown Treasury hold great historical significance, having been used in coronations, royal ceremonies, and other important events in Polish history. The collection is a testament to the nation’s monarchical heritage.

What to See

Use the unique chance to see the reminiscence of the polish kings and queens and their biggest treasures. Have a look at magnificent works of art, crown jewels, orbs, crowns, and insignia of royal power. See the rarest artefact from the private king’s treasury. The exhibition consists of the highest honours awards, the mantle of the Knight of the Order of the Holy Spirit, the sword and the consecrated hat. Admire one of the largest in Poland’s collection of jewellery, with rarities such as gold Romanesque jewellery as well as several Western European Renaissance and Mannerist masterpieces.

Openning Hours
July – August
9:30 am to 7 pm

From September:
9:30 am to 5 pm

Please note: Last entry is possible 40min before closure time
Days Open

Tuesday – Sunday

  • Children bellow 6 years can buy free ticket.
  • Childs aged 7-12 can use discount tickets.
  • Students aged 13-25 with valid EU student card can use discount ticket.
Good to Know
  • It is not allowed to enter the exhibition with luggage. You will have to leave your luggage before the entrance in the nearby luggage storage. It is free of charge.
  • Pets are not allowed to enter. ​

The Crown Treasury is not wheelchair accessible 


Entrance ticket to Crown Treasury and Armoury

Before you book:
The start time may be slightly changed up to 30 minutes on either side. You will be informed if there will be any changes necessary.

Ticket Redemption: 
Your tickets are valid on the date and time indicated on the ticket. Being late may result in the inability to enter the exhibition.

Ticket Type:

per person

Location of Crown Treasury

The Crown Treasury is is located on the arcaded courtyard. You can find the entrance on the north wing of the castle. 

Entrance to Wawel State Rooms
Entrance to Crown Treasury

Book guided tours that visit Crown Treasury


Crown Treasury of Wawel Castle

This exclusive tour offers a rare glimpse into the opulent life of Poland’s kings and queens, displaying a stunning collection of royal treasures and art. From glittering crown jewels and sparkling orbs to intricate works of art and powerful insignia of royal power, this tour is sure to leave you in awe. Take the chance to see rare artifacts from the private king’s treasury, including one-of-a-kind pieces passed down through generations of Polish royalty.

Available at: 
Tue | Thu | Sat – 11:00 am
Sun – 12:00 pm

per person

Complete Wawel Castle Tour

Discover the rich history of Poland with a 3-hour tour of the past heart of its kingdom, Wawel Castle! Explore the medieval interiors, marvel at the riches in the Crown Treasury and Armoury, and witness the Private Apartments where royalty once lived. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity, book your tour today!

Available at: 
Tue | Thu | Sat – 10:00 am
Sun – 12:00 pm

per person

See other exhibitions


Royal Apartments

Wawel Castle Royal Apartments are located on the first floor of the palace. The exhibition consists king’s and queen’s private chambers, courtiers and guest rooms. During the visit you will admire 16th-century wooden ceilings, stonework windows, portals and fantastic painted friezes.


Lost Wawel

The Lost Wawel exhibition combines archaeological reserve with past castle appearance. Have a look at what Wawel Castle looked like in all its glory in the 16-17th century on reconstructions scale models of buildings.