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Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum

Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 K10E, 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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  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral Square | Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 K10E, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely tour of the medieval museum this summer, the guide was entertaining and informative with lots of stories of the past that you won’t read in history books. Well worth the price!

Thank philgraves62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While visiting Waterford for winterval we visited the museum- we were delighted with the museum and all it had to offer The kids ages 13 and 10 loved it & the guy giving the door Risteard was very entertaining - witty & funny but also...More

Thank holly74limerick
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning Holly Thank you very much for coming to visit the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate you coming to visit the city during Winterval and bringing your kids to see us too! I will certainly pass on your very kind comments about...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a guided tour today with a pal of mine. We had a bus from arklow positive aging day out. Lovely tour. Can be guided or self-guided. Discounts for senior or student. Watch a few films after the tour or before hand. Very interesting...More

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

Good morning Jackie Well you summed it all up in some great feedback of your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum. I'm delighted that you took the guided tour, which is included in your entry fee, as this is the best way to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Waterford has amazing history and it is beautifully presented in this museum...very interesting artefacts..beautifully displayed ...great for adults and childrenMore

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

Good afternoon fridayroiCork What a great review, thank you very much for recent visit and for providing us with some wonderful feedback. Our museum is certainly suitable for all ages, from the young to the older generations, and we are very proud of the way...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A not expensive, very nicely laid out and executed smaller museum covering the medieval world of Waterford..

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

Good afternoon JourneyImaged Many thanks for your visit to the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate you taking the time to visit and give us your positive feedback! We hope to see you soon. Go raibh míle maith agat!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This really is a must visit whilst in Waterford. The place is sort of wield in that it is a brand new building over a very historic site, but that does work. When we arrived we were informed that a tour would be available, and...More

Thank mark_bates09
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon mark_bates09 Wow, thank you very much for your glowing recommendation! The team and I really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your visit. The Medieval Museum hosts a vast amount of artefacts from Waterford's Medieval period...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Medieval Museum in Waterford is both entertaining & educational with many artifacts on display. It has two medieval chambers, the 13th century Choristers’ Hall and the 15th century Mayor’s Wine Vault that can be explored.More

Thank Roarin88
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Roarin88 Many thanks for taking the time to visit the Medieval Museum and for writing such a wonderful review. As you highlighted, the award winning Medieval Museum is built over two National monuments, 13th century Choristers' hall and 15th Mayor's Wine Vault, which...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing amenity with lovely people working there. It is mindblowing the artifacts that have survived and are this fair city.More

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

Good afternoon Linda M Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent visit to the award winning Medieval Museum. We really enjoy getting such positive feedback from our visitors. Our team here at the museum like to make sure that each and every visitor...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We visited today and Richard was our guide. A very enthusiastic and well informed guide so we really enjoyed. Beautiful museum and very cheap for what you get to see and to have tour guide included! Highly recommend!More

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

Good afternoon Karenancker I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent visit to the wonderful Medieval Museum. I will certainly pass on your very generous comments about our knowledgeable and enthusiastic tour guide Richard. He surely is a wealth of knowledge and thoroughly enjoys bringing...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A very interesting guide ego takes you through the history of Waterford showing sombre unique exhibits.More

Thank Andrew W
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Waterford Treasures Medieval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon Andrew W Many thanks for your recent review of the award winning Medieval Museum, we really appreciate you taking the time to come and visit us. We do hope you get another opportunity in the future to visit us again, Go raibh míle...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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