Monuments (Sites A-Z)
Reginald’s Tower: Reginald’s Tower is a historic tower in the city of Waterford and is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. The tower dates back to the late 12th or early 13th century and was once used as a fortification, prison, and mint.
Waterford Medieval Museum
Waterford Medieval Museum: The Waterford Medieval Museum is a museum housed in the 13th-century Choristers’ Hall and is dedicated to the history of Waterford during the medieval period. Visitors can learn about the city’s rich history, including its trade, commerce, and fortifications, through a variety of exhibits and interactive displays.
House of Waterford Crystal
House of Waterford Crystal: The House of Waterford Crystal is a visitor center and factory dedicated to the production of the famous Waterford Crystal. Visitors can watch skilled craftsmen create stunning pieces of crystal, tour the factory, and learn about the history and traditions of this beloved craft.
The Bishop's Palace
The Bishop’s Palace: The Bishop’s Palace is a historic building in Waterford city that was once the home of the bishops of Waterford and Lismore. Today, the palace is a museum and visitor center, showcasing the rich history of the bishops and their role in the city’s development. Visitors can tour the palace’s beautifully restored rooms and learn about the rich history of this important building.
Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral: Christ Church Cathedral is a medieval church located in the heart of Waterford city. The cathedral was built in the 12th century and is one of the oldest buildings in Ireland. Visitors can admire its beautiful stained glass windows and admire its impressive architectural features, including its Norman doorway and carved font.