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“A little boring compared with other stately homes”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bishop's Palace

Bishop's Palace
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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
Ranked #4 of 59 things to do in Waterford
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“A little boring compared with other stately homes”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Friendly guides who narrated in costume and acting which was a nice touch. Most of the furnishings were reproductions.

Visited July 2013
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L C, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review, September 4, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Bishop's Palace in Waterford City. Here at Bishop's Palace, we have a policy in place that ensures all pieces on display are originals. If there is a particular piece of furniture which you felt was not an original, please do not hesitate to contact us to verify the authenticity of this piece. We can be contact by phone on 00-353-51-849650 or by email museumreception@waterfordcity.ie
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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“A museum of two halves.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

The first part of the museum, was interesting and informative. Unfortunately,the longer you walked,you had the feeling that they were scraping the barrel to fill space. The latter exhibits, we're likely to be of interest to locals, which we were not.

Visited August 2013
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Cork
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

Had a wonderful visit to the Bishop's Palace on Saturday. The greeting at reception was very welcoming and informative. We opted for the guided tour and throughly enjoyed the theatrics of the characters Mrs Rickards and Mr Watwhy. The tour was fascinating and highly informative with a giggle or two along the way. A novel idea and well worth a repeat visit.

Visited August 2013
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cork city
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“History brought to life!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2013

Both myself and the children loved the fact that the tour was given by actors playing the part of people of the era which gave the tour a whole different feel. Questions were welcomed from one and all and we even went around a second time once the scripted tour finished!!! Loved it and can't recommend it highly enough.

Visited July 2013
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“brillant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2013

great place to visit the walk round with the head phones is great and when getting your ticket you can get another ticket cheaper for the medieval next door worth the money

Visited July 2013
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