A Coruña City Council

A Coruña City Council

Prices and Opening Times


Tickets can be purchased at the CIAV visitor centre (Centro de Interpretación y Atención al Visitante) beginning at 09.45, or via the following link: book tickets online.

Mondays: free admission. Tickets must be collected at the CIAV point of sale.

General admission
  • General visitors on days other than free admission days
Reduced rate
  • Children under 16 years old, Youth Card holders and adults over 65 years old.
  • Holders of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC) or International Teacher Identity Card (ITIC).
  • Legally unemployed persons, on presentation of an accrediting document (Spain and Europe).
  • Members of large families, on presentation of an accrediting document.
  • Groups of more than 20 people on arranged visits.
Zero rate for special groups
  • Children under 3 years old
  • People with a physical or mental disability, on presentation of accreditation.
  • Educational groups from the municipality of A Coruña on arranged visits.
  • Teachers in charge of the groups or tour guides performing their duties, on presentation of their ID card.
  • Visits sponsored by the City Council, subject to a previous decision stating so.
  • Members of the Association of Friends of the Archaeology Museum and of the International Council of Museums.
  • Members of the Spanish Museologists Association.
  • Journalists, on presentation of accreditation.
  • Duly accredited teaching staff.
  • Tourist Card users.
  • People with a University of A Coruña card.
Free admission
  • Every Monday of the year.
  • International Museums Day.
  • Local holidays.
  • Science Week and Street Science Week.
  • The third Saturday of every month, from October to June.

Opening Times

Consult the opening hours of the Tower of Hercules

June: 1st to 15th

September: 16th to 30th

Open 7 days a week

09.45 to 17.30

Last admission at 16.15

From October to May

Open 7 days a week

09.45 to 17.00

Last admission at 15.45

From 16th of June to the 15th of September

Open 7 days a week

09.45 to 21.00

Last admission at 19.45

*Note: The offices and the Tower of Hercules will be closed on 24, 25 and 31 December and on 1 and 5 (afternoon) and 6 January.

In accordance with the Self-Protection Plan, the monument will be closed in the case of winds of force 7 or higher. The balcony is also closed when winds exceed force 5.


Visits are limited to 20 people every half hour, starting at 10:15 a.m. 

Advance sales on the same day may result in the permitted daily capacity being filled before closing time. The Tower of Hercules informs visitors who prefer to buy their tickets at the time of entry directly at our ticket offices that this may occur, and that they may not be allowed admission in order to comply with current regulations regarding capacity limitations.

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