What is MinskCard

How does Minsk Card work

Minsk Card is a sightseeing package, including a smart-card and a guidebook.

Minsk Card entitles the holder to a free or discounted one-time entry to museums, galleries, as well as visits to the zoo, the waterpark, the observation point of the National Library of Belarus and allows joining tours covered by the Card; more information on discounts and special offers from partners of the Card you may find in the guidebook and on www.minskpass.by
Minsk Card is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours from the moment of its activation. The period of validity is specified on the Card.

The Card also plays the role of an electronic transport pass. The electronic transport pass provides you with 10 subway rides and also allows unlimited travel by bus, trolleybus and tram within the period indicated on the card.

The Card also provides you with up to 20% discounts in hotels, restaurants, cafes and shops of the city, as well as with discounts for car rental service. More information on the list of the partners of the project may be found in the guidebook, as well as on www.minskpass.by

The discounts provided for this type of objects (listed above) are valid for 3 years from the moment of Card purchase, regardless of the date and time of activation, carried out in the objects of the first type.

ATTENTION!

On the reverse side of the Minsk Card you may find the number of the help desk which is available for calls from 9:00 till 17:00 Minsk time (GMT + 3).
There may be changes in the working hours of the objects, covered by the card!

How do I activate the Card

The activation takes place at the moment of electronic scanning of the QR code or manual data input from the Minsk Card at your first entry to an attraction. Before your first visit please fill in the date and time of your first visit on the reverse side of the Card.

Recording of an electronic transport pass to the Minsk Card is made at sale points and does not depend on the activation of the Card when visiting museums or joining tours. At the same time, note that the day lasts from 00:00 to 24:00, i.е. the validity of the ticket starts from 00:00 (hours: minutes) of the current day regardless of the time of recording by the seller.
Terms of use

Minsk Card is the only sightseeing smart-card which is valid for a consecutive period in hours: 24 hours (1 Day Card), 48 hours (2 Day Card), 72 hours (3 Day Card).
The Card may be activated within 12 months from the moment of purchase.

The Card is not valid without a start date on the reverse side which should be filled in by the Card holder.

Minsk Card is for individual use only. Once activated, it is non-transferable and non-exchangeable for cash. Damaged, lost or stolen cards can’t be restored.
In the event of the terms of use violation, the Card will be blocked.

How do I enter attractions with Minsk Card

The conditions for visits are specified in the guidebook. There you may find information on the object: free entry, discounted entry or other.

Show the Card to the cashier and get either a free ticket or a discount/bonus upon its acquisition in accordance with the terms specified in the guidebook.

The cashier will scan the QR code, check the Card’s validity and provide you with a ticket. The service is provided under general conditions, without skipping the queue, except for several museums which have a separate ticket office for visitors with Minsk Card.

Travelling with children

The Card is made for adult tourists, for the reason, that beneficiaries (pre-schoolers, students and retirees) may get a ticket under special conditions. The conditions mentioned may differ and depend on the individual pricing policy of the particular object. Therefore, saving with the Card in case of a child may differ depending on the individual route.

You may buy cut-price tickets for your companions without Minsk Card at the same ticket office (except for special ticket offices).

We recommend reading our Terms & Conditions before making a purchase.

Liability of the operator

While Minsk Card Operator has taken all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of information published in the guidebook and on this website, conditions at these sites are subject to change. Therefore it is recommended to check opening times, prices and other relevant information directly with the attraction prior to visiting.

All participants listed within Minsk Card scheme are contractually bound with the Operator to offer free admission or other stated benefits to the Card holders. Operator has taken all reasonable care to ensure that only properly run and reputable attractions of good standing are included. However the Operator shall not be held liable for any shortcomings of the service at participating locations, or if any of them refuses the stated benefits with no good cause and contrary to the terms of the contract.

The Operator provides no reimbursement for the unused services within the period of validity, neither for temporary or total cancellation of the service due to technical reasons, shall such occur at any of the attractions. Minsk Card offer does not include temporary exhibitions and is not combined with other discounts at participating locations. It also does not cover entry to some major special events held at the attractions. In such cases it is recommended to check the information concerning a particular event.

How to buy? Sale & acquisition points

There are 2 options of purchasing Minsk Card:

1. Place an order by means of website www.minskpass.by and pick up your Card at an acquisition point
If you order Minsk Card online, after the payment we e-mail you a voucher. The voucher contains a unique QR code and may be exchanged for a Card at any of the acquisition points listed below.

When purchasing a Minsk Card online, you are to mark the desired sale point to receive the Card.
Payment options: online by a credit card.

When making online payment for the card, you may receive the card not earlier than in 24 hours after the payment.

You may get the card at the chosen sale point in accordance with its working hours.

2. Make a purchase for cash at one of Minsk Card sales points (see below)

Infokiosk and souvenirs pavilion (unitary enterprise «Mingorspravka»)
Address: Svobody Square, 2a, Minsk
Coordinates: 53.903392,27.556947
Phone number: +375 29 144 41 81
Open: 10 am - 9 pm, daily

Infokiosk and souvenirs pavilion (unitary enterprise «Mingorspravka»)
Address: Privokzal'naya Square, 5, Minsk
Coordinates: 53.890908,27.550565
Phone number: +375 44 575 17 66
Open: 8 am - 8 pm, daily

Information-Tourist Center "Minsk"
Address: Revolyutsionnaya Street, 13, Minsk
Coordinates: 53.902353,27.55082
Phone number: 8 017 203-39-95
Link on the website