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Edmund Rice Heritage Centre

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Nice place to visit to see a local hero and learn history of merchants/shipping in waterford

As a Brother Rice High School student, I knew more than most visitors so it was more interesting to... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Evan G
Well worth a visit

Such an Amazing place we really enjoyed it . So much history. Definatly with a visit you won’t be... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Poppy P
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Mount Sion Barrack Street | Mount Sion, Waterford, Ireland
+353 51 874 390
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

As a Brother Rice High School student, I knew more than most visitors so it was more interesting to me. But to others I imagine it would be cool to hear about as well. The chapel where the tomb is located is beautiful and definitely...More

1  Thank Evan G
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Such an Amazing place we really enjoyed it . So much history. Definatly with a visit you won’t be sorry.

Thank Poppy P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We recently visited the museum. It is a great space as is the chapel. It tells the story of Edmund Rice very effectively. The chapel is wonderful set on a hill with light streaming in through the windows

Thank Ted G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Beautiful special place of piece and quiet right in the centre of town, you'd think you were somewhere in the middle of nowhere it's so peaceful. Chapel is beautiful and so peaceful. Facilities are great.

Thank lornatramore
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Wonderful, interesting, hospitable, tranqil place to visit. You will get lots of inform ation and a very warm welcome.

Thank smiler073
Reviewed 6 July 2017

So glad i made the effort to visit, went to the museum today and i must say i was kept interested the whole way through fabulous place both educational and enjoyable lots of gifts at very reasonable prices and the staff are very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very interesting and informative experience! I really enjoyed visiting and would encourage everyone to go

Thank stew9899
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This center is doing tremendously good work in trying to integrate the varied populations in the Waterford area. The Christian Brothers were integral to the education of so many in Ireland and the US. Their missions, amongst others, includes English Literacy, Computer training, and Refugee...More

Thank ifiwereu
Reviewed 27 May 2016

As an old Christian Brothers boy, I was interested to visit the Edmond Rice Heritage Centre in Waterford. I enjoyed my student days with the Christian Brother, though the brothers were tough, and did not tolerate any messing. We were the only two people visiting...More

1  Thank Con-Mara
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a rare and unique building and a honour to a great man , Edmond Rice who was responsible for the education of thousands of the youth of Waterford. The builbing has a gem of history and is a most interesting place to go.

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