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Bishop's Palace

The Mall | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 849 650
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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The Mall | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent example of a Georgian bishop's accommodation, and of the money and power of the church. The portraits and the fireplace surrounds alone are sufficient reason to visit, but the opulence of church men and its grounding in Irish history are starkly revealed in this...More

Thank DvTuyll
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Bishop's Palace & Medieval Museum for 10 euros per person on June 14, 2017. The Bishop's Palace is interesting and you have the option of a guided tour or self guided with audio. We opted for self guided with audio. The audio...More

Thank QACinnamon
Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum provided a great deal of information regarding the history of Waterford. The exhibits are very interesting. We opted for self guided tour. The audio units were a bit troublesome and we were chastised by a tour guide for being in the same room...More

Thank Shortlegs66
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good morning Shortlegs66 Many thanks for your visit to the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and I'm very sorry to hear that your audio guides gave you a problem, I hope you returned them to reception and they would have replaced them for you, but more...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Have always been interested in this type of property and this one is a little gem. Just shows how the higher ranking churchmen lived the life of "Riley" in days go by.More

Thank Stuart F
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good morning Stuart Many thanks for coming to visit us in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, and for taking the time to give us such positive feedback on your visit, we really do appreciate you taking the time to do that and enjoying your experience,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great tour guide who led us through several great rooms full of portraits, items, material culture and of course Waterford glass and crystal.More

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Thank Marie G
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Marie We really appreciate you coming to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and for your very kind review. All of our guides really enjoy relating tales and stories of times gone by, they really bring the palace alive with their stories of what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We would probably rate this visit a 3.5 if we could, so we'll give them the benefit of the doubt and raise it to 4. The tour was interesting enough but if you cannot fit it into your day, you are not missing a great...More

Thank kerilou
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good morning kerilou Thank you for taking the time to come and visit us and more importantly for giving us your feedback, we really appreciate it. Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Bishops palace guided tour has a great mix of engaging dialog by actors, time to look around, and a good display of really interesting exhibits. You learn all about what it was like to live in the Bishop's palace, definitely a privileged position to...More

Thank zoolooklogie
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning zoolooklogie You certainly listened and observed on your guided tour of the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. Our fantastic guides bring the history alive with their stories as they take our visitors around the palace. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit and for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did everything we could in a two day visit to Waterford, including the B. Palace, and didn't regard this as a highlight. Exclusively 19th & 20th C history, with the best displays dealing with the early 20th C. We might have left with a...More

Thank SteveDan45
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning SteveDan45 Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. The entry fee to the beautiful Georgian Bishop’s Palace includes the guided tour with our butler Mr What Why or the housekeeper...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent some time walking though the Palace. The lower floor is a representation of the Bishop's Palace. The upper floor had a display on the 70s. It might have been more interesting to locals than tourist.More

Thank detraveler_7
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good afternoon detraveler_7 Thank you for coming to visit us in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, its history will span the Georgian period right through to the 60's and 70's. I'm not sure, by your review, if you took the 'guided' tour with one of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast scrambled eggs , clonakikty black pudding , chorizo and sourdough bread ! The downside is the restaurant doesn't open until 10 and closes at 4! so it's really only suitable for a leisurely weekend breakfast . Super lunch menu here also goats cheese...More

Thank John F
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ya John Many thanks for your feedback on your breakfast in the Bishop's Palace café, I'll certainly pass on your comments to Nancy and the team!

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Chester B
How long does the tour take for Bishop Palace?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Good morning, the guided tour takes about 45 minutes to an hour and then you can wander around the very top floor at your leisure, so you make it as long as you wish! Even if you wish to go back over what the guide has shown... More
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Orlab562
How often are the interactive tours run each day.... what is the time of the tours on Monday 10th August and Tuesday 11th August?
9 August 2015|
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Response from Waterford_Treasures | Property representative |
Good morning Orlab562, the guided tours of the Bishop's Palace are given on the hour every day in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. Our opening house from this month are 9.15am to 5.00pm Mon. to Fri., 10am to 5.00pm... More
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