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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
"The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s Ireland’s second city.Waterford city boasts the finest collection of 18th Century architecture of any city in Ireland outside of Dublin. Its great legacy from this era includes elegant architecture silverware and of course fine glassmaking. This period of elegance began in Waterford in 1741 when the Anglo-German architect Richard Castles designed the wonderful Bishop’s Palace. Castles built the Palace with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height Leinster House in Dublin. The Bishop’s Palace Museum reveals the story of Waterford from 1700 to the 1970s. Amongst the many items of national and international significance displayed at the museum is the only surviving Bonaparte 'mourning cross'
From EUR7.00
 
Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket
"Waterford Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland. The Medieval Museum houses the 13th century Choristers Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vau in the heart of Waterford's Viking Triangle and is the only museum of its kind in Ireland and Europe that is built over two national monuments. This striking new building reveals the story of Waterford through the middle Ages and visitors are wowed as th the only piece of clothing to survive from King Henry VIII’s reign the ‘Cap of Maintenance’ as well as the Great Charter Roll which was viewed by Queen Elizabeth II on her state visit to Ireland in 2011.The Bishop’s Palace Museum houses a display of Waterford treasures from 1700 to the 20th Century and gives visitors a wonderful insight into the history of what was up until the 1750s
From EUR10.00
 
Private Tour: Ring of Kerry from Killarney
"The ""Ring of Kerry"" is a spectacular scenic route in south west Ireland. A private tour is the best way to enjoy all the sights and scenery the route has to offer. You can fully be in charge of the itinerary. Compared with coach tours we can make more stops (of your choice) and travel to places where buses have no access.The Ring of Kerry is a world-famous route following the N70 N71 and R562 roads in a circular direction around the Iveragh peninsula. The route starts in the town Killarney and passes through the towns and villages of (in order): Killorglin Cahersiveen Waterville Sneem Kenmare
From EUR56.00

Waterford Crystal Factory Tips (12)

HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL

The house of Waterford Crystal is located in the centre of Waterford and is easy to find.There is a large showroom filled with wonderful crystal what they say is "the largest selection of Waterford...
balhannah
Jun 22, 2016

House of Waterford Crystal

The Waterford crystal museum tour is extremely interesting. It is around an hour long but the tour guide will keep you involved and interested the entire time. You will go through a short introduction...
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WBeall
Sep 06, 2013

House of Waterford Crystal

Waterford Crystal is now located in the heart of Waterford city and consists of a brand new manufacturing facility, visitor centre and retail outlet. Visitors can enjoy all aspects of the...
1790clare
Aug 25, 2011

The New Waterford Crystal Centre

The Waterford Crystal factory closed down over a year ago and most of the glass is now manufactured in Poland to reduce labour costs.However, two weeks ago a new visitor centre opened in the City...
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SabrinaSummerville
Jun 28, 2010

WATERFORD CYSTAL

I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM IRELAND AND A MUST DO WAS TO VISIT THE WATERFORD CRYSTAL FACTORY. WHILST THE TOUR WAS VERY INTERESTING AND INFORMATIVE I WAS DISAPPOINTED WHEN I CAME TO PURCHASE AN ITEM FROM...
SANDRALAWLER
Aug 18, 2007

Waterford Crystal Factory - well worth it

The tour is certainly informative and you see all phases of the process, starting with the wooden molds for tools and ending with the polishing. You get quite close to the workers to see what they're...
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SurfaceTravel
Sep 06, 2006

Waterford Crystal

To start with, make sure that you visit the factory during the week. On the weekends, they bring in a skeleton crew to work the factory, so you miss out on the feel of an entire factory at work. We...
Aliseeya
Dec 01, 2005

Waterford Crystal Factory

I'm easily bored, but not here. While it's nice enough to simply browse, shop and enjoy the crystal here, the tour is worth your time. Thorough, interesting, beautiful. Realizing each piece really is...
stephhuddleston
Oct 28, 2005

the crystal factory

what's a trip to waterford without going to the factory??? so, they tell us that these people that make the crystal train for years doing this stuff. it's just amazing watching them make the crystal....
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HyperMKIV
Apr 28, 2004

Everyone stops at the Crystal...

Everyone stops at the Crystal Factory. The tour is interesting. To tell the truth, I liked Kinsale Crystal better. Waterford is more or less mass produced and the technique for cutting the design is...
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kathycollins
Sep 12, 2002

Check out the gallery at the...

Check out the gallery at the Waterford Crystal factory. The gallery consist of many prestigious pieces presented to celebrities, presidents and sport champions throughout the years.
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Nobbe
Aug 24, 2002

Visit the Waterford Crystal...

Visit the Waterford Crystal Visitor Center and admire all crystal work, and don't forgot to take a tour and check out how all these beautiful creations are made.
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Nobbe
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Waterford

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Bishop's Palace

The Bishop's Palace was built from grey hewn stone in 1741. The Palace was designed by Anglo-German architect Richard Castles, with its front overlooking the town wall which he had reduced in height...
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Kilkenny Design Centre

The National Craft Gallery is located in the Castle yard, once home to the stables and coach houses of the historic Kilkenny Castle. The imposing stable yard is a crescent-shaped building with...
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Kilkenny Castle

The original Anglo-Norman stone castle was the work of Norman Knight - Richard De Clare who was nick-named Strongbow. Strongbow was one of the Knights who helped Henry II of England seize control of...
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Kyteler's Inn

There sure are many pubs in this town to choose from. I loved the old building that was home to Kyteler's Inn which was founded in 1324 by dame Alice le Kyteler. The lady was born here in Kilkenny in...
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Kilkenny Courthouse

The courthouse was originally constructed in the 13th century by the wealthy Grace family who resided in it until in 1566, James Grace, the Governor of Ireland leased it to the state. It was used as a...
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Saint Canice's Cathedral

Unfortunately i did not have time to go into the cathedral as the time allotted on our bus tour just wasn't enough for this lovely city. There has been a church on this site since the 6th century when...
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