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Skip-the-Line Tickets to the Palace of Culture & Science with Observation Deck Access & Optional Guided Tour

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  • Enjoy quick access to the 30th floor of Warsaw's iconic landmark, the Palace of Culture and Science, the 2nd tallest building in Poland.
  • Admire the breathtaking views of the Polish capital from 114m above ground level. Capture Warsaw's skyline and view key landmarks.
  • Enhance your experience by upgrading to a 60-min guided tour, led by a knowledgeable guide fluent in English.
  • With the help of a PDF guidebook, explore the 237m high palace that serves as a multipurpose center with theatres, a cinema, museums, and trendy pubs!
  • Enjoy quick access to the 30th floor of Warsaw's iconic landmark, the Palace of Culture and Science, the 2nd tallest building in Poland.
  • Admire the breathtaking views of the Polish capital from 114m above ground level. Capture Warsaw's skyline and view key landmarks.
  • Enhance your experience by upgrading to a 60-min guided tour, led by a knowledgeable guide fluent in English.
  • With the help of a PDF guidebook, explore the 237m high palace that serves as a multipurpose center with theatres, a cinema, museums, and trendy pubs!

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Palace of Culture and Science
  • Access to the observation deck
  • Palace of Culture and Science and Warsaw PDF guidebook
  • English-guided tour (optional)

Exclusions

  • Access to exhibitions, theatres, and cinema inside the palace
  • Tip: The nighttime view is spectacular, plan a visit in the evening to see the illuminated city from its best vantage point!
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Palace of Culture and Science | The Second Tallest Building in Poland

The Palace of Culture and Science is an iconic skyscraper in the heart of Warsaw, standing as a testament to Poland's resilient spirit. The building is not only a masterpiece of architecture but also a cultural hub that attracts visitors from around the world. Keep reading to find everything you need to know about the Palace of Culture and Science tickets, what to see, timings, and all other handy information to make your visit truly fulfilling.

Why Visit the Palace of Culture and Science?

Why Visit the Palace of Culture & Science?
  • Architectural Grandeur: Marvel at the sheer grandeur of the Palace of Culture and Science. Its intricate design and towering height make it a standout feature of Warsaw's skyline.
  • Cultural Oasis: Immerse yourself in a world of arts, science, and history. The palace houses theaters, museums, and libraries, making it a dynamic center for cultural experiences.
  • Panoramic Views: Elevate your Warsaw experience by ascending to the observation deck. See the city's sprawling beauty from above and capture breathtaking photos.
  • Historical Significance: Delve into Poland's history through museums and exhibitions that provide insight into the country's past.
  • Shopping and Dining: Indulge in retail therapy and savor delectable meals at the diverse shops and eateries nestled within the palace complex.

Which Palace of Culture and Science Ticket is Best for You?

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If you are short on time

Go for: Skip-the-line ticket
Duration: Flexible + An optional 1 hour guided tour
Access to the observation deck: Yes
Guide: PDF guidebook & an optional guide

  • These Palace of Culture and Science tickets allow you to save precious time by avoiding long queues and gaining direct entry into the Palace of Culture and Science. 
  • Consider taking the optional 1 hour guided tour to gain a deeper understanding of the Palace's role in Warsaw's history.

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If you are on a budget

Go for: Combo ticket
Duration: 
- HOHO Bus tour:
24/48/72 hours
- Palace of Culture and Science guided tour: 1 hour
Guide: Audio Guide for HOHO Bus tour + Warsaw PDF guidebook + an expert guide for the palace tour.
Access to the observation deck: Yes

  • Saving 5% with the combo ticket allows you to visit the Palace of Culture and Science and take a flexible bus tour around Warsaw, all while keeping your expenses in check.
  • The hop-on-hop-off bus takes you to multiple sites in Warsaw quite economically.

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If you are traveling with kids

Go for: Combo ticket
Duration: 
- HOHO Bus tour:
24/48/72 hours
- Palace of Culture and Science guided tour: 1 hour
Guide: Audio Guide for HOHO Bus tour + Warsaw PDF guidebook + an expert guide for the palace tour.
Access to the observation deck: Yes

  • The bus tour offers a convenient way to explore with kids, allowing you to hop on and off at attractions of interest without hassle.
  • A guided tour of the Palace of Culture and Science can be educational and engaging for children, making it an enriching experience.

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If you are a solo traveler

Go for: Skip-the-line ticket
Duration: Flexible + An optional 1 hour guided tour
Access to the observation deck: Yes
Guide: PDF guidebook & an optional guide

  • These Palace of Culture and Science tickets offer a hassle-free experience to solo travelers. You can connect with the city's history at your own pace while enjoying stunning vistas. 
  • Consider upgrading your ticket for an hour-long guided tour to delve into the history and cultural significance of the Palace of Culture and Science.

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If you are a history buff

Go for: Skip-the-line ticket
Duration: Flexible + An optional 1 hour guided tour
Access to the observation deck: Yes
Guide: PDF guidebook & an optional guide

  • This option allows you to explore the Palace of Culture and Science at your own pace. The optional guided tour offers in-depth historical insights, perfect for those eager to delve into the palace's past.
  • Make the most of your time and gain swift access to the Palace of Culture and Science with skip-the-line privilege.

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If you want to explore in-depth

Go for: Skip-the-line ticket
Duration: Flexible + An optional 1 hour guided tour
Access to the observation deck: Yes
Guide: PDF guidebook & an optional guide

  • If you're all about immersive exploration, this option is tailor-made for you. Take the optional guided tour to uncover the intricacies of the Palace's architecture, history, and cultural contributions without feeling rushed.
  • Take advantage of skip-the-line privileges to make the most of your exploration time. 

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If you want to explore beyond

Go for: Combo ticket
Duration: 
- HOHO Bus tour:
24/48/72 hours
- Palace of Culture and Science guided tour: 1 hour
Guide: Audio Guide for HOHO Bus tour + Warsaw PDF guidebook + an expert guide for the palace tour.
Access to the observation deck: Yes

  • This option is ideal if you're the adventurous type yearning for a broader exploration. The hop-on hop-off bus tour lets you explore multiple facets of Warsaw, from its historic sites to its modern marvels.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line privileges and a guided tour of the Palace of Culture and Science.

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Palace of Culture & Science Timings
  • 2nd January - 30th April: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • 1st May - 30th September: 9 AM - 7 PM
  • 1st October - 31st December: 9 AM - 6 PM

Last Entry: 1 hour before closing time.

Best Time To Visit: Consider visiting during the early hours on weekdays to avoid the crowds and truly appreciate the architectural beauty. The evening view is also spectacular, with the city illuminated by a thousand lights. 

Getting to Palace of Culture & Science

Address: plac Defilad 1, 00-901 Warszawa, Poland

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Palace of Culture & Science Entrance

You can enter the palace from the east side on Marszałkowska Street.

Palace of Culture & Science Facilities
  • Wheelchair
  • Cafe
  • Restrooms
  • Observation Deck
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  • Early Bird Advantage: Arrive early to relish the tranquility and take stunning photos without the crowds.
  • Observation Deck at Sunset: If you visit later in the day, you can experience a breathtaking sunset from the observation deck for an Instagram-worthy moment.
  • Guided Tours: Consider joining a guided tour to gain deeper insights into the history and significance of the Palace's architecture.
  • Cultural Events: Check the schedule for ongoing exhibitions, performances, or cultural events that might enhance your visit.
  • Online Tickets: Save time by purchasing your Palace of Culture & Science tickets online. It's a convenient way to skip the ticket queues.
  • Dress Appropriately: The 30th floor can be quite windy, so remember to dress accordingly.
Palace of Culture & Science - Food & Drinks
  • Downtown Restaurant & Steakhouse (98 m): Immerse yourself in an elegant dining atmosphere with mouthwatering steaks, locally inspired dishes, and a fine selection of wines.
  • ČESKÁ beer restaurant (400 m): Experience a fusion of Czech cuisine, including traditional goulash, hearty dumplings, and a variety of Czech beers.
  • Platter by Karol Okrasa (98 m): Discover a modern approach to Polish cuisine created by celebrity chef Karol Okrasa. Experience innovative interpretations of classic Polish flavors prepared with a creative twist.
Palace of Culture & Science Nearby
  • Old Town (2.3 km): Immerse yourself in Warsaw's historical charm as you wander through the cobblestone streets of the Old Town, lined with colorful facades and medieval architecture.
  • Warsaw Uprising Museum (2 km): Visit this unique museum to pay homage to the bravery of those who fought during the Warsaw Uprising.
  • Royal Castle (2.3 km): Immerse yourself in history as you explore the former residence of Polish monarchs at the Royal Castle.
  • POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (2.4 km): Located just a short distance away from the Palace of Culture & Science, this museum allows you to delve into the rich history and culture of Polish Jews.

Frequently Asked Questions About Palace of Culture and Science Tickets

What is the cost of Palace of Culture and Science tickets?

The starting price for Palace of Culture & Science tickets is zł49.68. This typically includes skip-the-line entry into the palace and access to the 30th-floor observation deck.

How to book Palace of Culture and Science tickets?

You can purchase tickets to the Palace of Culture & Science online or at the venue. Booking online is the recommended way to secure your tickets. It's hassle-free and allows you to skip the long queues at the ticket office. Additionally, online tickets can offer combo tours, providing a comprehensive experience.

Why should I book Palace of Culture and Science tickets online?
  • Booking Palace of Culture and Science tickets online has a lot of advantages:
    - Skip the lines: By purchasing tickets in advance online, you can skip long lines and enjoy priority entry into the palace.
    - Guaranteed entry: With online tickets, you can guarantee your entry inside the palace, especially during peak seasons when walk-in tickets may not be available.
    - Choose from various options: Online booking allows you to choose from various ticket options that suit your preferences, be it a guided tour or a combo tour. 
    - Discounts & offers: Online tickets also offer special deals and discounts, saving you money on your visit.
    - Customer service: You will also get access to reliable customer service 24/7 to resolve any queries and issues quickly.
What do Palace of Culture and Science tickets include?

A standard Palace of Culture & Science ticket includes skip-the-line entry into the palace and access to the 30th-floor observation deck but not the museums, exhibitions, theaters, and cinema inside the building. Depending on the type of ticket you choose, you may get guided tours as part of the experience or combo tours, including a Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour of Warsaw.

Are discounts available on Palace of Culture and Science tickets?

Yes, combo tickets to the Palace of Culture & Science offer 5% discounts. Additionally, children between 6-17 years, seniors above 65 years, and students can avail of reduced pricing on their tickets. Infants below 6 years go for free.

Can I get skip-the-line tickets for the Palace of Culture and Science?
  • Yes! You can book Palace of Culture & Science skip-the-line tickets and breeze through the entrance without wasting time in queues. Some of the best skip-the-line ticket options we offer include:
  • Skip-the-Line Tickets to the Palace of Culture & Science with Observation Deck Access & Optional Guided Tour
  • Combo (Save 5%): 24/48/72-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour of Warsaw + Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line Tickets to Palace of Culture and Science
What is the cancellation policy for Palace of Culture and Science tickets?

The cancellation policy depends on the type of ticket you choose to book. While some Palace of Culture & Science tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 24 hours in advance, others can not be canceled or rescheduled. Please check the specific terms before you make your reservation.

What are the Palace of Culture and Science opening hours?
  • The opening hours of the Palace of Culture & Science are:
    - 2nd January - 30th April: 9 AM - 6 PM
    - 1st May - 30th September: 9 AM - 7 PM
    - 1st October - 31st December: 9 AM - 6 PM
How long does it take to complete a Palace of Culture and Science tour?

The duration varies based on your interests. On average, visitors spend around 2-3 hours exploring the palace.