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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A Miserable Sunday rain and a booked out Waterford Crystal centre. However, every cloud has a silver lining and we happened upon the Waterford Medieval Museum. Even with a few reluctant teenagers in tow, it proved to be a very worthwhile and enjoyable experience. It...More

Thank LeinsterAdvisor
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic history and great displays. You can do self or guided tours. Well worth a visit. Enjoy posing in the character cut outs that are out the front!

Thank JonesyFam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I learnt quite a few things visiting the museum, there's some really impressive relics as swords and costumes.

Thank fldodfifkrkd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I actuall visited the museum in July 2016 but forgot to write a review. The museum is exceptional. I went with a group of peers with the view to using the museum as a school tour option. It had everything you could ask for to...More

Thank irishgrian
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good afternoon irishgrian Well, its better late than never irishgrain, we do appreciate you taking the time to give us your wonderful review of your visit and we do hope you come and visit us again, you'll be surprised how much you missed first time...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great trip with brilliant tour guide. Learned so much about Waterford and its history and was really very interesting with loads of historical information. Tour was about an hour long but seemed to fly. Would highly recommend this as a MUST when visiting WaterfordMore

Thank mlryan999
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good afternoon mlryan999 Thank you for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum, we love to hear great feedback from our visitors and we really appreciate you saying that this is a 'MUST' see attraction when visiting Waterford! All of the team really go...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed this visit , the amount of information and history involved is amazing and well presented . A difinate must see when in WaterfordMore

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

Good morning Phila Oh yea..... 'A definite must see when in Waterford', we love that! Thank you for your very kind comments, we certainly subscribe to your review and are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We do hope you tell all your family and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is in a lovely, bright building with an old cellar incorporated into it. The exhibitions are nice and generally well laid out with the charter and the vestments being a high point. The only problem is that without a guide, there is no...More

Thank fargojones123
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning fargojones123 Many thanks for your wonderful feedback in-relation to your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate them. The best way to see and hear all about Waterford's medieval history is to avail of the guided tour, which is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour undertaken. Very interesting and some original exhibits. Interactive activities for children too.More

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

Good morning munchersinc Thank you for coming to visit us in the award winning Medieval Museum, its great that you enjoyed your visit and I will be sure to let the team know. The guided tour of the museum is ideal for all ages and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The scale models of Waterford City through the centuries is fascinating. From the septic waste disposal facility in the basement to the golden thread sown into the religious garments there is wonder at every turn. Take a guide one of the Wyse family if available,...More

Thank Traveller_552014
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Traveller_552014 We're delighted that you think the same way as us, it is a 'Must See' attraction here in Ireland's oldest city ‘Veðrafjǫrðr’ (Waterford), the award winning Medieval Museum. Our professional guides really bring the medieval history to life with their stories of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this museum not knowing much and was pleased to find out that a) it is relatively cheap at 7 euros and b) there was an included tour. Well the whole museum was great. From the tour to the exhibits. Definitely recommend this to...More

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

Good afternoon Andrew Thank you Andrew for your very kind review of your visit to the award winning Medieval Museum, the cost of our guided tours are very 'reasonable' and are very informative. It is certainly one of the best way's to get to hear...More

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sdgrrl
5 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
2 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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