Tours of the Basilica

From 13th of November 2017 there will be no official opening of St. Mary’s Altar by Veit Stoss at 11:50 a.m. The Altar stays opened.
In September and October 2018 St. Mary's Basilica will be CLOSED for tourists due to the conservation works.
On 26 of April 2018 St. Mary's Basilica will be opened for tourists until 16:30 p.m.
On 1 of May 2018 visiting St. Mary's Basilica from 11:30 a.m. until 17:30 p.m. 2 of May 2018 visiting from 11:30 a.m. until 16:30 p.m. 3 of May 2018 visiting from 14:00 p.m. until 17:30 p.m.


11:30 AM – 6:00 PM / every day


After the conclusion of Sunday Masses — from around 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Ticket office is closing 15 minutes before the end of visiting time.


Regular / PLN 10
Seniors 65+ / PLN 8
Students, children / PLN 5


St. Mary’s Church is open to individual visitors and tourist groups every day when no Mass is being conducted.

Half of the church is open to tourists, including the presbytery and its main altar. Admission to this part of the Basilica is based on admission tickets.

The second part of the church with the main entrance is limited to personal prayer in front of the Eucharist exhibited in the monstrance and to confession.

Tours of St. Mary’s Tower

On 1st of May 2018 free entrance to St. Mary's Tower from 9:00 a.m. until 11:10 a.m. and from 13:10 p.m. until 17:30 p.m. On 3rd of May 2018 Tower will be CLOSED.

From April to October
(except religious holidays)
Entrances from Tuesdays to Saturdays:
9:10 AM – 5:30 PM (every 30 minutes)
break from 11:30 AM to 1:10 PM
1:10 PM - 5:30 PM (every 30 minutes)

In November, December and March
(except religious holidays)
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
9:10 AM – 5:30 PM (every 30 minutes)
break from 11:30 AM to 1:10 PM

January and February: closed

Limited number of tickets every day!
In case of bad weather conditions the Tower will be closed for tourists!


Regular / PLN 15
Children’s (7−18 years old) / PLN 10


Admission to the tower is restricted. A group of no more than 10 people can enter every 30 minutes. Children aged 6 and under are not allowed inside for safety reasons. Ticket purchase is equivalent to acceptance of the terms and conditions! The tower is entered from the direction of Floriańska Street.

Trip Advisor Certificate for Basilica Mariacka in Krakow