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Address: Waterford County Museum Saint Augustine Street, Dungarvan, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 58 45960

A museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of County...

A museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of County Waterford. Completely renovated in 2009, admission is free of charge. The museum is open Monday to Friday during the Winter and early Spring. It also opens on Saturday afternoons during the Summer and Autumn months. The museum is a non profit, registered charity, community run organisation that has won several national and international awards for it's work preserving the localities history.

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The Waterford County Musuem is a great place to spend time .It is in a central location in Dungarvan and its exhibits are very well laid out. The staff are friendly and... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Eugene Y
Dungarvan, Ireland

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Dungarvan, Ireland
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Waterford County Musuem is a great place to spend time .It is in a central location in Dungarvan and its exhibits are very well laid out. The staff are friendly and informative. When you visit the area ,you will have a good experience of our local culture . It is a must visit when calling to Dungarvan, Co.Waterford.

Thank Eugene Y
Waterford, Ireland
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This museum is particularly interesting for items of local history. The dedicated team there put huge effort into making sure that there is a core exhibition of general interest plus they do one off specific exhibitions at various times of the year. They also hold very interesting talks on a variety of subjects for a small nominal charge. Admission to... More 

1 Thank 13Josephine
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146 reviews
51 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is the place to go to learn about Ireland's history---original photos, artifacts, engaging displays, and exhibits. It's a charming museum that allows you to go back in time to appreciate Irish history and heritage. I arrived not knowing a great deal about Ireland's history and left with a good understanding of the events that shaped the country's culture, heritage,... More 

1 Thank EIKOOC
Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I cannot say enough about the Waterford County Museum! It is a wholly inclusive account of the history of Dungarvan, with beautiful displays and artifacts filling the entire space. Every display is beautifully staged with a description providing even more history and context. And that is just the museum itself. The people are what really make the museum shine! The... More 

1 Thank alexcronin7
Waterford, Ireland
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The County Museum has free entry and engaging staff which was a great start, it was further enhanced by it's varied and interesting contents. It even boasted a little kids corner where I left my two to play with the toys while I went back to further examine an exhibit The museum wouldn't be out of place in a larger... More 

1 Thank Tombonkers
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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268 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This museum has been carefully laid out to take you from pre-history to the current day with particular reference to the local area. There was just the right amount of information to explain, in particular the 19th and 20th century events leading up to independence. Fascinating and well worth the time - free entry!

2 Thank Colin F
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I went here with my aunt to gain some family history. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I would recommend a visit there, especially if you have historic connections.

Thank Geraldine M
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This museum is not bad at all,certainly better than the majority of regional small town museum's that I have visited on the continent and the staff were very obliging in helping source material for my studies.

Thank 727jimmy
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

This was a small well laid out museum .very interesting and informative displays .excellent displays of local history .

Thank Ruthikins
Dungarvan, Ireland
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

A well laid out venue in a central location with lots of excellent and interesting exhibits. There's lots of information to be gathered from your visit. Staff are available to give help with any questions.

Thank DanMcG_media

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