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Address: The Mall | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 51 849 650
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$7.64*
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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
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$10.91*
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Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket
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Epic Tour of the Viking Triangle

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Every time I'm here I learn something new. Be sure to get a tour, their guides are so knowledgeable and passionate, they can answer nearly any question. I recommend going to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
sarahdanell
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Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every time I'm here I learn something new. Be sure to get a tour, their guides are so knowledgeable and passionate, they can answer nearly any question. I recommend going to the medieval museum first so you have a clear context before the wonderful details of the palace. This is a really fun museum for history buffs!!

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Sarah Thanks for such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it and the team love to hear how our visitors enjoyed their experience. Please tell your friends and come back again! Go raibh míle maith agat! More 

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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit. Get combi ticket for here and Museum priced at 10 euro. We done the audio tour which was ok. There is also a guided tour.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good morning Catherine Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to stop by the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. The combined ticket with the award winning Medieval Museum for €10 is very good value and it gives you a guided tour of both attractions. The audio guide is a good way to see and here... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bishop's Palace uses a different technique in this museum and makes it a more interesting and enjoyable experience.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon atstew9899, Thank you very much for coming to visit us here in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, it is such a wonderful place to spend some quiet time, relax and enjoy one of our guided tours, its the best way to see the house and all of its artefacts. With the re-enactor tour, the stories of Waterford really... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The staff here are very nice but the Palace is not hugely exciting. With that said it is good value for money and the café was really good. Kids go free.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good morning Ronan Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. I'm surprised that you were not 'hugely excited' by your visit. You didn't mention whether you took the guided re-enactor led tour, which is included in the entry fee or whether you decided to wander through the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This tour was very enjoyable. The enthusiasm from the guide was brilliant and the stories she had to tell was excellant. The building is very interesting and the additional exhibition on the top floor is very good.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Berboy Thank you for taking the time to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and also for taking the time to give us such positive feedback, it's great to get it! All of our professional guides are great story tellers and they bring to life the story of what it was like in the Bishop's Palace in the... More 

lisburn
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We spent a very pleasant few hours in this excellent museum. Wheel chair friendly,helpful staff and a very good cafe.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Hi Roy Thank you for taking the time to come and visit us here in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and also the Bishop's Palace Café, we really appreciate your business. Its great to get your feedback about your visit and that you enjoyed your guided tour and your meal in the café afterwards, we try to ensure all of... More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I hauled my 10 and 14 yr old boys into this after a local restaurateur told us it was worth the visit. Well, it was. The woman a the ticket office recommended I take the boys to the Medieval site. The guide was enthralling, he filtered his information for his audience and catered to all. The tour was short and... More 

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Thank Catherine O
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Catherine Many thanks for 'hauling' your two boys to visit us here in Waterford Treasures, I'm delighted that they thoroughly enjoyed their visit and you too! Our professional story telling guides know how to read their audience and will cater for all age ranges, both young and not so young! We aim to give as much information, excitement... More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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253 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

My husband and I hadn't planned to visit the Bishop's Palace due to amount of time on the parking meter, but when the combined ticket was offered with the Medieval Palace, we decided to take a look. We were lucky to join in with a tour that had just started and given by the museum director. Of special interest to... More 

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon CCH1223, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Bishop's Palace. Our combined ticket offers the best value to get the most out of the Waterford Treasures' experience. Our guided tour is the most informative way to hear the stories associated with the artifacts and history of Waterford we have on display. Our stories... More 

Maastricht, The Netherlands
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

When you first see the Bishop's Palace, you might think It is not such an interesting place, as the building itself is not so special. But do go there as the interior is very beautiful. Here you will find great furniture, and famous paintings. They also have a collection of historical Waterford Chrystal that is really wonderful, It won't cost... More 

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Caspar v, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, it takes you through the Georgian period of Waterford's history right up to modern day, a wonderful place to spend a couple of hours! The artifacts we have on display are really special to us and we are delighted you appreciated your journey... More 

Amelia Island, Florida
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Bought a dual ticket to see Medieval Museum and the Bishops Palace. Both are worth the effort if you are history buffs and enjoy learning about a place

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Lynne S, Thank you for your positive comments. The combined ticket for the Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace offers the best value when visiting both museums. We think both are museums are well worth a visit to transport yourself through the history of Ireland's Oldest City! Go raibh míle maith agat ! More 

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