Opening hours of the Museum of St. John Paul II the Great in Krakow

Every day from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Contact details:

Muzeum św. Jana Pawła II Wielkiego w Krakowie
(Museum of St. John Paul II the Great in Cracow)
30 Totus Tuus Street
30-610 Cracow
Landline: 12 2575311

E-mail addresses:

Museum, exhibitions and workshops issues

Guided tours and organisation of stay at the Centre, Sanctuary and Museum issues

Car Parks:

The St. John Paul II Centre “Don’t be afraid!” in Cracow has an extensive base of car parks situated in the close vicinity to the facilities.

There is a special zone for coaches in the car park. The entrance is from the Kurdwanów housing estate, along the new, two-lane road at Totus Tuus Street, across the new bridge over the Wilga River.


The building with a dozen toilets is situated opposite the coach car park and the Municipal Transport Company (MPK) stop, at the intersection of the bridge over the Wilga River and the cobblestone avenue.


1. By municipal transport:
Directly to the John Paul II Centre “Do not be afraid!”:
• MPK bus line no. 135 running on the route Golkowice – John Paul II Centre – Łagiewniki (selected courses pass through the terminal at the Centre);
• MPK bus line no. 224 running on the route Wieliczka – John Paul II Centre;
• trams no: 8, 19, 22, to the Borek Fałęcki II stop and then on foot (10 minutes) going towards the footbridge at the “Kraków Sanktuarium” railway stop
• trams no. 10 and 19 to the Łagiewniki terminal and then by bus no. 135 directly to the John Paul II Centre;
• by tram no. 50 to the Kurdwanów terminal and then by bus no. 135 or 224 directly to the John Paul II Centre;

2. From the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy: on foot (approx. 20 min.) across the Bridge of Mercy and the park leading to the John Paul II Centre “Do not be afraid!”.
NOTE: The Bridge of Mercy connecting the papal Sanctuary in the “White Seas” with the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in Łagiewniki will not be accessible to pedestrians until the third quarter of 2021. Within this period, you can get to our Sanctuary on foot from Totus Tuus Street, Józef Marcik Strret or from the side of the Zakopianka Shopping Park.

3. By train:
To the Kraków – Sanktuarium stop. See: TIMETABLE.

4. By car:
Directly to the car park at the Sanctuary of St. John Paul II
• access via Herbert Street and Totus Tuus Street (from the side of the Kurdwanów housing estate and from the A4 motorway) and Jugowicka Street and Marcik Street (from the side of Zakopiańska Street).
• GPS coordinates: 50.01352379999999, 19.936559200000033