Explore Local History at the Edmund Rice Heritage Centre in Waterford City

Calling all history and heritage lovers! Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off? Or do you just love to explore heritage museums and visitor centres? Either way, we have the perfect place for you to visit. Make sure to visit the famous Edmund Rice Heritage Centre on your next day off. Edmund Rice himself was an important figure in Ireland, creating missions for the local poor people throughout the years.

Where is the best place to experience religious heritage in Ireland?

Ireland has a unique heritage when it comes to religion. There are many places to explore this throughout the island. One of the best places to explore this is the Edmund Rice Heritage Centre in Waterford.

A monastery had been built on the site, where he worked throughout his life. Interestingly this is where he died and is now buried. Visitors can learn all about his impact on the local area, through unique exhibitions and interactive displays. Nowadays, it has a support unit that vows to help in any way it can through supporting refugees and asylum seekers. So, what are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off and visit the Edmund Rice Heritage Centre in Waterford.

  • Free admission.
  • Perfect for families.
  • All welcome.

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