Zachęta – National Gallery of Art and Zachęta Project Room on Gałczyńskiego 3 are now open. You can visit the exhibitions between noon and 8 p.m. (Tuesday–Sunday).

We will continue to carry out public and educational programme online. Detailed information on events, family workshops, workshops for teachers, guided tours, 3D exhibition broadcasts and initiatives in Polish Sign Language can be found in CALENDAR and EDUCATION tabs.

Current exhibition: 

Zachęta Art Bookshop is open as well.

The library, cloakroom and restaurant will remain closed until further notice. For our visitors, we prepared lockers available for free.

Before your visit Zachęta and Zachęta Project Room, we encourage you to read a few new rules concerning the safety of your visit: 

  1. Cover your mouth and nose. Use personal protective equipment (a mask, a scarf, or a visor).
  2. When you enter the gallery, use the provided disinfectant on your hands.
  3. Check your body temperature with an electronic thermometer. If it is elevated, come back to visit when you feel better.
  4. Keep the safe 1.5 m distance.
  5. Use the provided free lockers. Our cloakroom is currently closed.
  6. In the ticket office and the bookshop make contactless payments.
  7. Please adhere to the limit of people allowed in the exhibition room at the same time.
  8. Use contactless online tickets available on the Zachęta website.

Stay safe. The Zachęta Team

Zachęta has never been more accessible! Without leaving your home, you can now visit exhibitions, download and view publications, see our collection, share photos and buy books with a special discount. You can also explore the gallery through our YouTube channel.

We invite you to join #ZachętyOnline. 

All our current expositions are available online, as 3D Virtual Exhibitions:

Contact: +48 22 556 96 51 or  +48 576 938 347; 

Information in Polish Sign Language about the re-opening of the gallery


What, where & how?
Visit Zachęta all through the year

Below you will find information to help you plan your individual or group visit. Check opening hours, ticket prices and available concessions. If you visit Zachęta several times a year, check our offer of annual entry tickets.

Opening hours
  • Zdjęcie miejsca: Zachęta – National Gallery of Art

    Zachęta – National Gallery of Art

    Tuesday – Sunday 12–8 p.m.
    Thursday – free entry
    ticket office is open until 7.30 p.m.

    pl. Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw
  • Zdjęcie miejsca: Zachęta Project Room

    Zachęta Project Room

    Tuesday–Sunday 12–8 p.m.
    free entry

    ul. Gałczyńskiego 3, 00-362 Warsaw


    Tuesday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Library is located on the 1st floor (enter through the exhibition halls)


    pl. Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw
  • Zdjęcie miejsca: Zachęta's Art Bookshop

    Zachęta's Art Bookshop

    Tuesday to Sunday, 12 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    It is also open during exhibition openings and other exhibition-accompanying events.

    pl. Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw


adult – 20 zł
concession – 10 zł
students – 2 zł
family – 25 zł
group – 10 zł (per person / minimum 10 people in a group)

Thursday – free admission
ZACHĘTA PROJECT ROOM (Gałczyńskeigo 3) – free admission at all times

See if you are eligible for:

  • Concession ticket

    • Students, including postgraduate (over 26 years old)
    • Members of art unions and associations
    • Pensioners, the disabled and persons in receipt of incapacity or disablement benefit
    • Veterans
    • Persons accompanying the disabled
    • ISIC, EURO26, Karta na Plus
    • Parents and carers with the Krakow Family Card or Big Family Card
    • Regular blood donors (based on a Regular Blood Donor Card issued by the Regional Blood Donor Centre)
    • Organ and tissue donors (based on an Organ and Tissue Donor Card or Honored Organ and Tissue Donor Card issued by the Ministry of Health)
    (concession tickets are subject to producing relevant documentation)

  • Family ticket

    For groups of up to 4 people (ncluding max. 2 adults and children/teenagers up to 18 years old

  • Ticket for 2 zł (students)

    children, youth, students and postgraduates (no older than 26 years old; tickets are subject to producing a relevant documentation / student id / EURO<26 card)

  • Free pass

    • Children under 7
    • Holders of the Distinguished Cultural Service Award
    • or the Distinguished Cultural Gloria Artis medal or similar awards
    • Members of AICA, ICOM, ICOMOS, CIMAM and IKT
    • Deutsche Bank Art Card holders
    • Warsaw Pass holders
    • Pupils of art secondary schools, and students and post-graduate students, art and art history lecturers
    • Employees of galleries and museums, with an employee’s card
    • Journalists
    • Municipal tourist guides
    • Leaders of organised school parties
    • Holders of the Pole's Card
    • Holders of the Warsaw Family Card: children and young people up to the age of 18, pupils and students up to the age of 24, the disabled of all ages
    • Children and young people with the Big Family Card
    • Pensioners of Zachęta – National Gallery of Art
    (free pass is subject to producing relevant documentation; collection at the ticket office)

To ensure security to artworks at exhibitions, we kindly ask you to leave rucksacks and large bags in the cloakroom or in the lockers.

Buy your ticket online

Annual Tickets

Annual Season Ticket:
(personal ticket, valid on presenting an identity card or passport)

  • Adult 100 zł

    • free admission to exhibitions
    • e-mail bulletin
    • gift after collecting the ticket

  • Concession 60 zł

    • free admission to exhibitions
    • e-mail bulletin
    • gift after collecting the ticket

  • Family 150 zł

    • free admission to exhibitions for up to 4 people, maximum two adults and children up to the age of 18
    • e-mail bulletin
    • gift after collecting the ticket
    • free participation in family workshops for 1 adult and 2 children

How to purchase Annual Season Tickets?
Payment should be made at the ticket office in the main foyer between 12–7.30 p.m. (except Mondays and Thursdays). Payment can also be made by money transfer to Zachęta’s bank account:
Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego nr PL44 1130 1017 0020 1460 8920 0001 (SWIFT CODE – GOSKPLPW).

We kindly ask that you write your details (name/surname) and the title of the transfer — ‘Annual Season Ticket’ clearly and best of all in capital letters.

We would also be grateful if those purchasing season tickets could send an e-mail to to confirm the order placement. Season Tickets can be collected 3 weeks after the payment date. We will inform you when the ticket is ready for collection by e-mail or phone.



Group visits

Organised groups are invited to familiarise themselves with our programme of guided exhibition tours.

Guided tours are available for interested groups. Our guides will take an individual approach depending on your needs and preoccupations. Tours are available in Polish, English, German and French. The cost is 200 PLN.


group – 10 zł (per person, at least 10 people in a group)
tour guide – 200 zł (per group)

To ensure security to artworks at exhibitions, we kindly ask you to leave rucksacks and large bags in the cloakroom or in the lockers.

How to Get To Zachęta

Plac Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw

How To Get to Zachęta Project Room

ul. Gałczyńskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw