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Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum: Tours & Tickets

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The magnificent curved facade of the warm butter-coloured stone building draws in the visitor. The eye-catching giant sculpture on the gable was inspired by a tiny 13th century belt mount found in Waterford. It is Ireland’s only purpose-built...more
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Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 K10E, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Saw crystal, lots of black and white photos and history and a tour of the living quarters. Funny and informative stories about who married who and their heirs and who ended up with the recipe.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank magdaluvn f
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good afternoon magdaluvn Thank you for coming to visit us in the award winning Medieval Museum, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your guided tour and that your learnt lots of interesting history on Waterford! See you soon! Go raibh míle maith agat!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought I knew quite abit about the history of Waterford from the discovery & settlement of the Vikings & then the Anglo Saxons but I didn’t realise so much about the hidden church relic left undiscovered for 100’s of years & only found my...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Restless59
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good afternoon Restless59 There is so much to learn about Waterford and all of it's history over the years. The Cloth of Gold vestments that you refer to, are the only complete pre-reformation set to survive in Europe and it's the only set of medieval...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The entry price seemed high until a tour of the Museum and Bishops Palace revealed the well-displayed treasures of this historic city. So many artifacts to see and audio visual presentations to rest the feet. For me the highlight was the Bishops Palace tour -...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Peter S
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

Good afternoon Peter 'Exceeded expectation'....... I'm delighted that we exceeded your expectations. Our guided tours with our professional team guiding you through the award winning Medieval Museum and the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace love to interact with all of our guests to bring our history...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great guide who really brought the history to life and entertained everyone with his humour. Waterford has so much incredible history to discover. There were short videos you could view either before or after the tour. You can leave your coats at...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank stgcmg
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning stgcmg Thank you for coming all the way from Busselton, Australia, I really appreciate you taking the time to visit us here in the award winning Medieval Museum and for giving us such wonderful feedback. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of 8 went through this museum at our own pace. The lower level ruins were impressive, but were just pieces of several different picture. (Maybe a bit hard to understand and truly appreciate without a guide?) Once we got out of the lower...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mink52
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Mink52 Thank you and your friends for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum. Your comment 'A guided tour would be a good idea', is the best way to see and hear all about this magnificent museum and the medieval history of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought there would be a lot of medieval artifacts. It’s more of a history of the town of Waterford. There treasure is the woven cloth vestments that were found under Christ church when it was demolished and rebuilt.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank karenwQ4319KS
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning karenwQ4319KS Thank you for coming to visit us from Collierville,Tennessee, in the United States, we really appreciate you taking the time to visit the award winning Medieval Museum, which hosts the treasures of medieval Waterford, which is the oldest city in Ireland. You...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent artifact and video displays and explanations of Waterford’s history as a major Irish port and its evolving competition with New Ross as well as Ireland’s back-and-forth relationship with the English. The Great Charter Roll is exceptional.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Barbara R
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Barbara We really appreciate you taking the time to review your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum. We are delighted that you enjoyed all that we have to offer our visitors and we hope you can come back and visit us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of work has gone into making this a really good museum spaced out over several floors. The gift shop is really rather good and not expensive.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank wannabeaussie
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning wannabeaussie Thank you for your very concise review of your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate it. Go raibh míle maith agat!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed seeing the original part of the museum on the bottom floor . There was a lot of original documents that was interesting. Not enough souvenirs that’s was mad expensive for the experience . Mostly small kid toys .More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WendyS2326
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Wendy Thank you for your comments, although I'm not sure what you mean by 'Not enough souvenirs that's was mad expensive. Mostly small kid toys'. I presume you were talking about the gift shop and not the actual museum tour? I do hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have nearly enough time here, but it was our while to have even a short visit! The guided tour was excellent; our tour guide showed us the highlights of the collection and gave us a brief and very amusing history of Waterford to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AmiableAnt
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon AmiableAnt Thank you for a fantastic review of your visit to the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate all of your comments and thank you for your visit. Please do come again and spend some more time here, we'd love to see...More

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sdgrrl
4 February 2017|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi guys, it certainly is, you can come to the award winning Medieval Museum or the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace at your own time and come in and purchase a ticket. A guided tour is included in the entry fee, or you can... More
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Tazkatza
1 July 2016|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi Tazkatza! The tours in the Medieval Museum generally go every hour on the hour. Hope this helps!
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Tazkatza
1 July 2016|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Hi Tazkatza, the tours take about 45 minutes, but allow an hour in your schedule to do each museum.
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