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A fine example of 18th-century architecture and the visionary work of Richard Castles, Bishop's Palace features a museum depicting the history of Waterford. Richard Castles designed several famous homes and buildings throughout Ireland, including the Leinster House in Dublin. Visit this elegant Georgian palace, view its beautiful terraced gardens, and walk through its museum, which was added to the site in 2011 and holds art and artifacts from the 1700s to 1970. Take a tour of the grounds from guides wearing traditional regional costumes for an engaging inside look at Waterford history. Work out when and for how long to visit Bishop's Palace and other Waterford attractions using our handy Waterford trip maker site.
Tours To Bishop's Palace
Epic Tour of the Viking Triangle BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $8
Medieval Museum and Bishop's Palace: Combined Admission Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $17
Duration: 8 hours
Skip the Line: Bishop's Palace Museum Admission Ticket BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $11
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Bishop's Palace Reviews
Really enjoyed the tour of this museum. We had a wander around the free to wander areas and were a bit underwhelmed but the receptionist convinced us to stay on for the tour and I am glad that they... more »
I enjoyed the tour of the palace. It is well worth a visit. Across the road you could visit Waterford crystal. more »
I had a free guided tour this evening as part of Culture night events. The tour was excellent and the place and tour were beyond my expectations. Thoroughly enjoyed my experience and highly recommend a visit to this tourist attraction in Waterford. Great 3D show as part of the tour. Houses the largest collection of antique Waterford Crystal in the world just to mention one of many things on display.
Great your and history of Waterford. Tour guide dressed as Susan Penrose.. great way to get local history and see something unique!
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