Celebrate Tourism Day at Waterford's Bishop's Palace!

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Waterford Treasures: Bishop's Palace (Treasures of Georgian Waterford)

The Mall

X91 E279 Waterford

Ireland

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Visit Waterford's historic Golden Triangle and mark Tourism Day with a FREE visit to the Bishop's Palace!

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"Bishop’s Palace, Treasures of Georgian Waterford

Viking Triangle, Waterford City

• This magnificent Georgian residence is a must-see attraction in Waterford city.

• Experience authentic grand 18th century living in this beautiful Georgian building.

• Don’t miss the oldest surviving piece of Waterford Crystal in the world dating back to 1789, and the only Bonaparte mourning cross to survive (one of twelve commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte’s mother on his death).

• A re-enactor tour, you will be guided through the Palace by Susanna Penrose, the granddaughter of William Penrose and great-grandniece of George Penrose - the men who founded Waterford Glass. The experience culminates in an immersive, 17 minute long 4D film detailing the remarkable history of the glassworks (available in English, French and Mandarin).

• The top floor is a self guided exhibition entitled “Other Voices: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives” detailing the social and political developments of Waterford and Irish society from 1890 to 1970.

• Tours run frequently and are available in English and French.

" Free entry all day. Opening at 10:00 am and closed at 5:00 pm, last entry at 4:10 pm.

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Waterford Treasures: Bishop's Palace (Treasures of Georgian Waterford)

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X91 E279 Waterford

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