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The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine

Miners’ Route

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The Miners’ Route is more than a sightseeing tour!

It’s a big, engaging adventure. The group of tourists will transform into apprentice miners, learning the underground trade in practice! Are you ready for the challenge?

On the Miners’ Route:

  • The group will explore atmospheric chambers in which darkness is illuminated only by mining lamps.

  • A lot of work awaits the group, during one shift there will be, among others, measurement of methane concentration, weaving of ropes, efficient use of the map, as well as a saw and shovel.

  • As a reward, each member of the group will receive a commemorative certificate confirming that they have taken their first steps in the mining profession.

Miners’ Route by the numbers:

0 h
approximate duration of the expedition
0-16ºC
the temperature underground
0,9 km
route length
0 m
maximum depth on the trail

The Route in the structure of the Mine:

Regis Shaft
The lift descends to the Mine to level I (57 m)                                                       The return to the surface is by lift from Level IIn (101 m)

  • Level I, approx. 57 m
  • Level IIn, approx. 101 m

Ways of visiting the Miners’ Route

  • Individual tourist

    You take part in the tour in the company of other individual tourists, the Mine is responsible for assembling a group.

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  • Organised group

    You are a member of a large group and are planning to go on the tour together. You are a tour operator.

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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.

For greater comfort of the guests, the number of visitors to the Graduation Tower is limited to 100 people at one time.
The viewing platform can accommodate 60 people at one time, and 10 people can be on the tower at the same time.

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.

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.

For greater comfort of the guests, the number of visitors to the Graduation Tower is limited to 100 people at one time.
The viewing platform can accommodate 60 people at one time, and 10 people can be on the tower at the same time.

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.

Check the tour times, tour languages and prices.
The Miners’ Route Terms and Conditions can be found here.
More practical information

Miners’ Route gallery

See the Route through the lenses of people who have already experienced the mining adventure.

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