The Royal Armoury at Wawel Castle is not just a repository of historical artifacts; it is housed within the medieval walls of Wawel, adding an extra layer of significance to the visitor experience. The castle itself is a masterpiece of architecture, and the juxtaposition of arms and armor within these historic surroundings enhances the immersive journey through Poland’s martial history.
Delve into the royal Armoury, admire lots of different swords, armours, guns, shields and not only. See the rich decorated weapons donated to the kings by medieval rulers over the whole of Europe. Watch the original famous winged Polish Hussars’ armour and weapons.
Have a look at 16th-century complete German plated suits of armour. This unique exhibition contains a fantastic collection of guns and rifles such as arquebuses, patrinals and pistols from European factories. Honour the rich heritage of the Polish Kings with one of the most valuable in the country collection of barrels which bear the coats of arms of Polish kings, hetmans and noblemen.
Tuesday – Sunday*
* Open on Mondays 9:30 am – 1:00 pm.
Free admission ticket is available to collect at the ticket office.
- 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.
- 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.
Your tickets are valid on the date and time indicated on the ticket. Being late may result in the inability to enter the exhibition.
Location of Royal Armoury
Th Royal Armoury is located on the arcaded courtyard nex to Crown Treasury. You can find the entrance on the north wing of the castle.
Book guided tours that visit Royal Armoury
Crown Treasury of Wawel Castle
Complete Wawel Castle Tour
See other exhibitions
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.
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.