Museum in Frombork

Old Bishops’ Palace

The museum’s main exhibition space can be found in the southeastern corner of the complex, though the entrance can take a bit of finding. The ground floor is taken up with objects discovered during postwar archaeolo…
Church in Frombork


Filling the middle of the courtyard with its huge Gothic-brick facade and with a slim octagonal tower at each corner, this impressive building was erected between 1329 and 1388, and was the largest church ever built…
Tower in Frombork

Water Tower

Across the main road from the cathedral, down in the town, this water tower was built in 1571 making it Europe's oldest. It was used for two centuries to provide Cathedral Hill with water through oak pipes – the pum…
Museum in Frombork

Nicolaus Copernicus Museum

The Cathedral Hill complex (Wzgórze Katedralne) is today the Nicolaus Copernicus Museum. It covers several sights within the fortified complex, each visited on a separate ticket. The entrance is from the southern si…
Tower in Frombork

Copernicus Tower

At the northwestern corner of the complex is this 14th-century tower (Wieża Kopernika) , believed to be the place from which the astronomer took some of his observations. The top floor is set up to recreate his stud…
Tower in Frombork


The high tower at the southwestern corner of the defensive walls is the former cathedral belfry, which can be ascended for cracking views of Cathedral Hill, the town and the Vistula Lagoon and Vistula Spit.
Museum in Frombork

Hospital of the Holy Ghost

The 15th-century Hospital of the Holy Ghost, formerly St Anne’s Chapel, contains exhibitions of religious art and medical history. It’s a short and well-signposted walk east of the cathedral.
Planetarium in Frombork


Located at the base of the belfry, the planetarium presents half-hour shows in Polish up to six times daily. Get there 10 minutes before the shows start.