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Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 849 501
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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 medieval museum and the only building on the island to incorporate two medieval chambers, the 13th century Choristers’ Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vault. Don't miss the stunning Heavens' Embroidered Cloths, Waterford's cloth-of-gold 15th century vestments, the only piece of clothing from King Henry VIII's reign to survive in the world - the 'Cap of Maintenance' and the Great Charter Roll from 1373, containing the earliest contemporary portrait of a medieval English king (Edward III) shown to Queen Elizabeth on her 2011 state visit to Ireland. These and many more unique artefacts await you on your guided tour of the award wining Medieval Museum.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really fascinating museum with knowledgeable and friendly tour guides. Takes you under the city to the mayor's old wine cellar. Tons of treasures and priceless artifacts. Not to be missed!More

Thank Riley C
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good morning Riely Many thanks for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum and for also taking the time to review your recent visit, we really appreciate it. All of our professional tour guides thoroughly enjoy meeting with our visitors and bring the medieval...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous artifacts. Friendly, helpful staff! I received a fabulous guided tour. The layout of the exhibits is well done. I'm a history teacher & museum "snob" and LOVED my visit here! It seems very "kid friendly" and accessible as well. About the best Medieval museum...More

Thank spaschmidt
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning spaschmidt WOW, thank you for such a wonderful review. Many thanks for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum and your very generous remarks about our museum and the fantastic team that we have here. All of our professional guides are very...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a gem. Right in town and has wonderful exhibits of architecture, old gold and silk church vestments and related objects explaining the early settlement of Waterford. We really loved it.More

Thank RERD09
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning RERD09 Thank you for coming to visit us here in the award winning Medieval Museum and for taking the time to review your visit, we love to get such positive feedback! It is wonderful to get such positive feedback, we really appreciate it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative guide, who really knew her history. Wonderful collection of Waterford treasure. BrilliantMore

Thank Yvonne A
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good morning Yvonne Thank you for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum and for letting us know how much you enjoyed your visit. The guided tour is the best way to see and hear all about medieval Waterford, our professional guides bring the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

lots of interesting facts on history down through the years. didn't take the guided tour but went on a ramble round , also the videos were very goodMore

Thank yvonne562011
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good morning Yvonne Thank you for taking the time to gives us this wonderful feedback of your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum. We really appreciate you visiting and giving us your feedback. The museum, which is spread over three floors, is a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bout the entry in a deal with the bishops palace good value and learnt a lot about the history of Waterford. Very goodMore

Thank Kelvin J
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Kelvin Many thanks for taking the time to visit the award winning Medieval Museum and for giving us a great review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your time here at the museum and we look forward to welcoming you again in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Waterford Medieval Museum tells the history of the port city of Waterford in an intreguing interactive tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I was there with visiting international business people and the guide interacted really well with group. The tour guide...More

Thank Eugene C
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Eugene Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum. Our professional guides are very knowledgeable and love to tell tales and stories about medieval Waterford to bring the history alive for our visitors....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's worth the visit if you love history. The tour inside has some ancient raiments that were worn by priests during the early viking habitation in Ireland. Woven of precious threads and metals, these very heavy raiments were returned to Ireland after hundreds of years...More

Thank b_alkire
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon b_alkire Thank you very much for your recent review of the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate you taking the time to come and visit and for posting your review. We look forward to your next visit. Go raibh mile maith agat!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we usually like to plod along at our own pace and look at what we want and pass by other things but we went in the same time as a tour group and were invited to join. the lady was exceptional, she was funny and...More

Thank Happycamper2593
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Happycamper2593 WOW, thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I will certainly pass on your comments to the team at the award winning Medieval Museum. All of our professional guides thoroughly enjoy their work and love to talk and tell stories and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be one of the nicest museums I've been to in a long time! The video guides on both floors really bring the artefacts to life. We looked at the exhibits, watched the video and returned back in to find the important...More

Thank Caoileann
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning Caoileann Well what a review, we really appreciate all of your kind comments on the artefacts and the way we have built and laid out the award winning Medieval Museum, it is really pleasing to hear such positive feedback. Thank you so much...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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