What, where & when?
Information for visitors

We invite you to our current exhibitions:

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)

    Visiting the library is possible only after prior appointment with our staff.

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

    Zachęta's Art Bookshop

    Tuesday to Sunday, noon – 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.

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.

Regulations for visiting exhibitions at Zachęta – National Gallery of Art

1. The basis for entry into the exhibition halls is a ticket or a pass.
2. Last entries are allowed half an hour before the closure of the exhibition. Entry without a ticket shall be an option only on selected days.
3. Complying with all safety measures is obligatory on the site of the Gallery – mandatory face masks, scarves or other head gear covering nose and mouth and compliance with the recommendation of staying 1.5 metres apart from other visitors. Children up to the age of 4 constitute the sole exception to the obligation of covering your face and nose.
4. When entering the Gallery it is obligatory to disinfect your hands.
5. Entry to the Gallery shall be prohibited for intoxicated persons or persons under the influence of drugs or behaving in such a manner that endangers the safety of the works or violates the commonly accepted norms of behaviour in public. Persons who do not comply with points 3 and 4 may be asked to leave the premises by frontline workers or security officers or refused entry into the Gallery.
6. Smoking tobacco products and electronic cigarettes is strictly prohibited on the site of the Gallery.
7. We kindly ask you to adhere to the guidelines and instructions offered by the Gallery’s staff and the security staff.
8. The cloakroom will remain temporarily closed. It is recommended to use the lockers available to the public.
9. Due to safety reasons the following can be brought into the exhibition halls: 

  • Hip sacks and bags or backpacks not bigger than the following size: 40 x 35 x 15 cm. In the case of specific exhibitions visitors may be asked to carry their backpacks on their fronts in order not to damage the works. 
  • It is allowed to visit the site with bags and accessories for children (feeding bottles, infant food).
  • It is allowed to enter in outer garment, however, for the comfort of your visit we suggest to leave the larger outer garment (such as jackets, coats, furs etc.).  
  • It is prohibited to bring large backpacks, travel bags and large bags with electronic or photographic equipment. Such items should be left in the cloakroom or lockers, which are made available for free.
  • It is prohibited to touch the exhibits and elements of interior design. The visitor shall be financially liable for damaging an exhibit. Exceptions include exhibits made directly available to the public – the Gallery staff will inform about an opportunity to touch an exhibit.
  • Parents and guardians of children and chaperones supervising groups of children and youth shall undertake to take care of their pupils and be responsible for their actions.
  • A properly marked assistance dog may move around the entire Gallery with its guardian. We also allow to visit the exhibitions with small animals, when they are held during the entire portion of the visit. It is also permitted to enter the main hall freely with a bigger dog or cat.

10. It is prohibited to bring:

  • Firearms or sharp and dangerous items.
  • Blunt objects and tools.
  • Radioactive, explosive, corrosive, bleaching and toxic materials.
  • Alcohol and psychoactive substances.

11. It is prohibited to:

  • Enter rooms which are not intended for visiting.
  • Handle the equipment for displaying movies and presentations, located in the exhibition rooms, without authorization.
  • Consume food and drinks in the exhibition halls.

12. It is permitted to use cameras or camcorders (without the use of a tripod and flash), unless the exhibited works are marked with an image of a crossed out camera.
13. The photographs and footage are for private use only. The Gallery shall not be liable for infringement of personal rights of the visitors by third parties or any other damage made to them caused by taking photographs or recording a video. Photographing and filming for professional and commercial purposes is permitted only with a prior consent of the Gallery. The request should be directed to Zachęta’s information centre or the spokesperson.
14. The frontline workers or security staff may refuse admission to the exhibition halls in the case of suspicion of a threat of any kind.
15. The Gallery shall not be liable for valuables left in the lockers.
16. The Gallery is under video surveillance. Information related to personal data processing can be found on the website, in the privacy policy tab.
17. Persons entering the Gallery accept the contents of the regulations and undertake to comply with its provisions.

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 and ZPR?

How to Get To Zachęta

Plac Małachowskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw

How To Get to Zachęta Project Room

ul. Gałczyńskiego 3, 00-916 Warsaw