Explore the History of Waterford at the Bishops Palace

Attention all history lovers! Are you looking for something interesting to do on your next day off? Or do you just love to explore a museum from time to time? Either way, make sure you visit the fantastic Bishop’s Palace in Waterford, on your next day off! What is interesting about Waterford is that, up until the 1750s/60s, Ireland’s second city. Of course, this museum aims to give visitors an insight into the history involved in that.

Where can i visit a museum outside of Dublin?

Thankfully, Ireland is full to the brim of local and national museums. One of the best examples of this is the Bishops Palace in Waterford.

The building itself dates back over 250 years and features in many writings of the area. To this day, it delights the skyline of the city, by showcasing wonderful artefacts associated with Waterford. These include the first landscape painting of an Irish city and the oldest surviving piece of Waterford glass in the world. So, history lovers! What are you waiting for? Make the most of your next day off, and visit the fantastic Bishop’s Palace in Waterford.

  • Perfect for families.
  • Central location.
  • Admission starts at €10.
  • Open from 9.15am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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