The first thing that strikes you about this museum is the stone building coloured in a warm buttery hue with a curved aesthetic appeal. What welcomes you then is a huge sculpture that was shaped on the lines of the 13th century belt mount found in Waterford.
As you walk inside the only museum dedicated to the medieval museum on the island, you will be mesmerised with the stunning collection presented within the two chambers namely the 13th century hall of Choristers and the Mayor’s Wine Vault dating back to the 15th century.
The highlight of the museum includes the cloth-of-gold which dates back to 15th century.
- Online ticket booking is available.
- Disable access is available.
- Food and drink is not allowed.
- Commercial photography is not allowed.
- Adult: 7 Euros
- Senior/Student: 6 Euros
- Child (under 14): Free with paying adult.
- Group (10+):
- Adult/Senior/Student: 4 Euros
- School groups: 2 Euros per student (leaders free)
- Combined admissions for Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace are available.
- For epic tour tickets, visit the official website.
- Last admission:
- June - August: 5:20 pm
- September - May: 4:20pm
- BY Bus: Bus no 609.
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70.39% of people who visit Waterford include Waterford Treasures - Three Museums In The Viking Triangle in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
51.52% of people start their Waterford Treasures - Three Museums In The Viking Triangle visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Waterford Treasures - Three Museums In The Viking Triangle
72% of people prefer walking in order to reach Waterford Treasures - Three Museums In The Viking Triangle
Neat museum with alot of reading. The museum is about the history of Waterford. There are three levels dealing with different aspects of Waterford past. The museum is put together really well. If you just walk through looking at the items, your stay will be short. If you read all the information about the items and watch the videos, you might lose your day here. Either way you get your money's worth. The museum caters to both history buffs and casual tourists looking for a quick history lesson.
Excellent small museum that one 'could' get around in about 45 mins, but that would be a shame to rush. So many artifacts here to be four d nowhere else. So many great stories ... and very well told too, by the staff. Well worth a 2hr visit, but do buy the double-ticket for the Palace, hint; money-saver.
Well worth a visit. Detailed and very interesting history of the city. A great insight into life in Ireland in times gone past. Worth seeing if you have any interest in history.
This feels like a starter museum. It isn't big and a lot of space is dedicated to dioramas and displays rather than artifacts. But, the artifacts they do have are amazing and unique! It is totally worth a visit to see the priest's vestments from before the 1500s and the proclomations of the city. Take the time to check it out.
Finding that museum was discovering a hidden treasure! I never expected to learn so much about history in one day and see so much beauty! Very pleasant experience and recommend to everyone!