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Due to safety concerns and the unique character of its offer, the Graduation Tower will remain closed for the time being.

Graduation Tower The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

Visiting hours

Closed today

Ticket prices

Closed today

Take a deep breath

With the gentle hum of water flowing down the blackthorn branches and the salt mist in the air, you can soothe your senses, take in some air with the properties of a sea breeze, relax and rest.
Come to the Graduation Tower, take a deep breath and experience the healing, preventive and relaxing properties of this form of rest.

At the Graduation Tower:

  • You will experience a sense of well-being and an increase of energy to act, especially if you face stress and fatigue on a daily basis.

  • Every breath brings a purification of the respiratory tract. You will feel relief if you live in a large agglomeration, have contact with polluted air.

  • The visit is recommended for allergy sufferers who have skin and inhalation problems, as well as people with reduced immunity.

  • You can relax in your own way, even by blissfully doing nothing. You can also spend your time more actively, for example by engaging in some Nordic Walking.

The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine Graduation Tower by the numbers:

number of people who can be in the Graduation Tower at the same time
3 200 m²
surface area of the blackthorn construction
22,5 m
height of the observation tower
30 minutes
recommended visit duration

Graduation Tower layout

Use the Graduation Tower if you are struggling with stress and fatigue, want to improve your immunity and clean your airways, feel the need to relax and rest, or if you have a free moment after an intensive sightseeing tour of the underground.


  • Ticket office
  • Recreational zone
  • Walking area
  • Bench
  • Observation tower

Useful Information

The Graduation Tower is located in St Kinga’s Park, near the Daniłowicz Shaft.

The ticket office is located right at the entrance.

Optimal results are achieved after 30 minutes of use of the Graduation Tower.

In case of health problems, we recommend consulting a physician before visiting the Graduation Tower to determine if there are any medical contraindications for this form of relaxation.

The walk in the graduation tower is available for people of all ages, children up to 4 years of age do not pay for an admission ticket. Detailed information about available discounts and family tours can be found in the Graduation Tower price list.

The ground floor level is adapted for persons with limited mobility.

Bringing animals in is prohibited, with the exception of service animals. 
We do not offer a facility where you can leave your pet.

Bringing bicycles into the graduation tower is prohibited; there are bike racks available at the entrance.

Luggage exceeding 35cm x 20cm x 20cm should be left in the storage room, which is located on the surface near the Daniłowicz Shaft.

Smoking of tobacco and e-cigarettes is prohibited on the premises of the Graduation Tower; use of open fire is also prohibited.

In exceptional cases related to safety, technical inspection or weather, access to the Graduation Tower may be completely or partially restricted for visitors.

Entrance to the Graduation Tower takes place directly after the purchase of a ticket, you may not reserve a space.

Tourists with a ticket to visit the Mine receive a discount by buying a ticket to the Graduation Tower on the same day.

For greater comfort of the guests, the number of visitors to the Graduation Tower is limited to 50 people at one time.
See how we ensure the safety of our visitors – you can find details HERE.
Before entering the graduation tower area, hands should be disinfected – containers with disinfectant are available in designated locations. Please maintain social distancing and cover your mouth and nose.
Where to buy tickets to the Graduation Tower? Check here.
The Graduation Tower price list can be found here.
The Graduation Tower Terms and Conditions can be found here.
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Graduation Tower gallery

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