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Tour organisation

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

Duration of stay:
30 minutes is recommended

Minimum age:
none  


Opening hours
The opening and touring times depend on the day you wish to visit the mine. 
You can check the details here.
Guide

Visiting the Graduation Tower is individual – without a guide.

Touring languages

Visiting the Graduation Tower is individual – without a guide.

Starting the tour
For greater comfort of all users of the graduation tower and due to the exceptional nature of the offer, visiting the graduation tower is individual in nature – it does not take place under the supervision of a guide and without the need to arrive at the meeting place at a specified time (during the opening hours of the facility).

Your temperature will be taken before you enter the Mine. Thanks to these actions, we ensure your safety and that of other visitors. You can find more information about the safety policy HERE.
Clothing

The graduation tower is a building located on the surface, in the vicinity of the Daniłowicz Shaft, so you should dress accordingly to weather conditions. The Mine shall not be held liable for damage to or soiling of clothing, in particular caused by contact with brine.

Ticket sales

  • Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the Graduation Tower.
  • Detailed information about ticket prices and discounts can be found here.
  • Ticket reservation is not available.
Luggage

The maximum dimensions of hand luggage which can be brought on the tour is 35cm x 20cm x 20cm. Please leave your larger luggage in the storage room, which is located on the surface near the Daniłowicz Shaft.

Food

The Graduation Tower is located on the surface, in St Kinga’s Park, near the Grand Sal**** Hotel, where you can visit the restaurant.
At Bistro Posolone, located on the surface, right next to the Daniłowicz Shaft, you can choose from a wide range of salads, burgers, pasta, as well as drink delicious coffee and eat dessert.  

Toilets

Visitors to the Graduation Tower can use the toilets, which are located right next to the Daniłowicz Shaft. 
There are no toilets available in the Graduation Tower.

ATM and currency exchange

ATMs and a currency exchange are located in the area of the Mine near the Daniłowicz Shaft. All catering and retail outlets in the Mine accept card payments.

Touring with children

The attraction has no age limits. Children under 4 years of age are entitled to free admission.
The ground floor area of the Graduation Tower can be accessed with a stroller.

Visitors with disabilities

The Graduation Tower is adapted for persons with limited mobility (ground floor), with the exception of the observation deck and the observation tower, which require climbing stairs.
Service animals may be brought into the Graduation Tower. 

#safemine
For greater comfort of the guests, the number of visitors to the Graduation Tower is limited to 50 people at one time.

On the route


Offer details

Visiting the graduation tower cleanses the respiratory tract, brings relaxation and leisure. It is recommended for allergy sufferers, residents of large agglomerations and people exposed to air pollution. A stay in the Graduation Tower improves your mood, provides additional energy for action.

*In exception cases, justified by safety or technical-organisational reasons, caused, among others, by weather conditions that make it impossible for people to remain on site (e.g. during a storm) or interfere with the technological process (especially during the winter period), it may be necessary to close the Graduation Tower or introduce other restrictions on staying on its premises.
Phone / Internet

During your stay in the Graduation Tower, you can use free Wi-Fi and use mobile phones.

Photos

During the tour, taking photos and filming is allowed.

Safety


Terms and conditions of touring

Detailed terms and conditions of touring the “Wieliczka” Salt Mine can be found here.

Prohibitions

Smoking of tobacco and e-cigarettes is prohibited on the premises of the Graduation Tower; use of open fire is also prohibited.
Bringing bicycles into the graduation tower is prohibited; there are bike racks available at the entrance.
Bringing animals in is prohibited, with the exception of service animals.
We do not offer a facility where you can leave your pet.

Your safety. Our priority.
See how we ensure the safety of our visitors – you can find details HERE.
SAFE GRADUATION TOWER
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.
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