Book of Guests

There are many autographs of the famous and renown in the Book of Guests of the Wieliczka Mine, such as, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Frederic Chopin, Jan Matejko, Dmitri Mendeleyev, Boleslaw Prus, Henryk Sienkiewicz.

The Book of Visitors was first introduced in 1774. It is however quite sure, that the first guests visited the Mine already in the 15th century. Even today the mine attracts celebrities from around the whole world. The underworld is admired by royalty, leaders of nations, artists, scientists, journalists and sportsmen.

Here are just a few names of celebrities who have quite recently visited the mine:

  • King of the Belgians Albert II and Queen Paola
  • Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
  • Barbara Hendricks
  • George H.W. Bush
  • Lech Walesa
  • Danny de Vito
  • Daniel Libeskind
  • Don Walsh
  • Michael Palin
  • Wally Olins
  • Rita Cosby
  • Venus Williams

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