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COVID-19 Compliance - Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter

Waterford Treasures, its facilities and its team has been awarded the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter, we are fully compliant with all government and HSE guidelines to ensue all of our visitors safety when they visit any of our premsies, your safety is our concern.

Tips for Visiting

Plan ahead: use this information to help you plan your trip ahead of time.


Our guided re-enactor led tours take 45 minutes. However you are more than welcome to roam the museum after the tour. If you feel that you don't have enough time to view everything you are most welcome to return another day - at no extra charge!

Getting Here

See our Locations and Directions section 


There's so much to see at Waterford Treasures, you can take a break for lunch at the Café in the Bishop's Palace and come back to view the rest of the museum when you are ready.

Do not touch

It is a natural response to want to touch things, however, Waterford Treasures has to discourage this as the cumulative effects of abrasion, grease and sweat can result in irreparable damage to the objects.

Photography Policy

Hand-held cameras may be used in the museums. However the use of flash, video cameras, tripods and other digital equipment is not permitted.

Photographs taken in the museums can  only be used for personal use. Commercial use of any kind is not permitted.  However, please feel free to use photographs taken in the museums on Facebook or other social media platforms!

For permission in relation to filming, please contact in writing Eamonn McEneaney, Museum Director, Waterford Treasures, Medieval Museum, Cathedral Square, Viking Triangle, Waterford X91 K10E .


Check the Calendar of Events for the day that you plan to visit - there may be items of special interest to you.


Waterford City's weather can be changeable, so come prepared for all seasons! Check weather here