Waterford Attractions

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Waterford Places to See

We listed here the most popular visitor attractions in Waterford City. You will find the Waterford County Visitor Attractions, listed below them.

Waterford City Visitor Attractions


House of Waterford Crystal

Address: 28 The Mall, Waterford City.

The new House of Waterford Crystal, comprises an actual living and breathing crystal factory tour, fascinating visitor centre and opulent retail store housing the largest collection of Waterford Crystal in the world. Take a guided factory tour, giving you first hand access to all areas of traditional crystal production. The House of Waterford Crystal is conveniently located on the Mall in Waterford City, Ireland and open to the public seven days a week and all year round.

Waterford Medieval Museum

Waterford Medieval Museum

Cathedral Square, The Viking Triangle, Waterford, X91 K10E

Irish Silver Museum Waterford City

Irish Silver Museum

Address: Cathedral Square, Waterford, Code: X91 H921

Located at ‘The Deanery’ building in Cathedral Square in Waterford city the Irish Silver Museum is one of five award winning museums in Waterford City centre. The Irish Silver Museum displays a collection of silver treasures from all around Ireland. The collection is over 1000 years old dating from the Vikings to the Victorians.

The collection includes silver which belonged to the famous writer Jonathan Swift, a silver coin made in modern day Iraq in 742, a Waterford Kite brooch, a sword granted to the city by Edward IV.

Waterford Medieval Museum

Waterford Museum of Treasures

Waterford Museum of Treasures

Waterford Museum of Treasures at the Granary offers a fascinating visitor attraction ideally located in Waterford, Ireland also home of the Waterford Viking Show , displays of gold, silver, bronze and crystal treasures can be found there and a historical tour of Waterford, Ireland's oldest city.

Waterford Museum of Treasures

Reginald's Tower Museum

Reginald's Tower Museum Waterford, the building has been described as the oldest tower of mortared stone in Europe. It was erected by and takes its name from Reginald Maclvor, Danish Govener of Waterford in 1003 A.D. It has been used as a fortress, a prison, a military stores depot, a mint, and an air raid shelter. Presently, it houses the City's civic and maritime museum. The exhibits include the colourful regalia of the Corporation and a collection of Royal Charters bestowed on the city by 11 English Monarchs.

Waterford County Visitor Attractions

Ardmore Church and Round Tower

Ardmore Round Tower

Ardmore Church and Round Tower Waterford the first monastery was founded in Ardmore by Saint Declan, a pre-Patrician Saint in the 5th century and the ruins remaining are Saint Declans oratory, the 'Cathedral', a 12th century round tower and two ogham stones. The Cathedral, which consists of a nave and chancel, was built during the 12th century in three phases. The main feature of this church is the arcading on the west face. The round tower which was built in the 12th Century stands at 29 metres high and is comprised of four floors. The round tower was to serve as a refuge for inhabitants of the settlement and was also used a safe storage location for their various possessions, which would have included books, chalices etc.

Lismore Heritage Centre Waterford

Lismore Heritage Centre

Lismore Heritage Centre Waterford has an award winning audio visual display of Lismore history (in English, French, German and Italian) in which your host Brother Declan (alias Niall Toibin) takes you on an enthralling journey through time, starting with the arrival of St. Carthage in 636 and bringing you right up to the present. Stroll through the recently refurbished exhibition galleries and come face to face with the historic figures that shaped Lismore Town through the ages. Also here is a new exhibition space dedicated to the life and works of Robert Boyle 'The Father Of Modern Chemistry' and author of 'Boyles Law. A complete education package including a cartoon style video on his life and works has been developed to introduce science to the younger visitor.

Cappoquin House & Gardens

Cappoquin House & Gardens

Cappoquin House & Gardens is an 18th century Georgian Cappoquin House in the centre of town. The house and gardens enjoy magnificent views over the Blackwater. The Keane Family has lived in Cappoquin House for over 200 years. Cappoquin House and Gardens are opened to the public from April to July each year. Open all year for tours by appointment. For further enquires contact Sir Richard Keane.

Waterford Castle

Waterford Castle

Waterford Castle is unique, set on an isle of 300 acres in the middle of the river Suir, a short private ferry from the mainland, and its history stretches back to the 11th Century. This sheltered isle was once home to the Fitzgeralds who during the 15th & 16th Centuries governed most of the south of Ireland and used Waterford Castle as their leisurely retreat. The original Norman tower was rebuilt in the 15th Century and forms the centrepiece of the present castle, which was substantially added to throughout the 19th Century. An imposing sight, this much visited megalith of international renown, has two capstones which is common to the area. Dating from the 16th Century, the exquisite Waterford Castle is situated on its own island, adjacent to a challenging 18-hole championship golf course 6 miles downstream from Waterford City. It has been transformed into a comfortable and luxurious hotel.

Tankardstown Copper Mine

Tankardstown Copper Mine

Situated 10 km from Dungarvan along he copper coast you will see this beautiful restored old 19th century copper mine.

The site is part of the Copper Coast Geopark, one of three UNESCO Global Geoparks in Ireland.

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