Venue Overview

Viking Museum in Reginald’s Tower, the only building in Ireland named in honour of a Viking. Reginald, King of Waterford and York, died 921 as King of “All the Vikings of England and Ireland”. 

“King of the Vikings” Virtual Reality Adventure set in a reproduction Waterford Viking age house.

Medieval Museum, only purpose-built medieval museum on island of Ireland.

Bishop’s Palace museum.

Re-enactor tours, multi-lingual sound guide, busy education and Friends programmes.

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Viking Connection

Only city in Ireland with a Viking-derived name.

Ireland’s oldest city with one fifth of city centre excavated.

Exhibition of archaeological excavated objects (AD850-920) from Viking riverside settlement that never flourished.

Exhibition of post-AD914 objects from city centre archaeological excavations.


Visitor Information


Opening Hours

Open to the public all year round


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Bishop’s Palace, Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland X91 E279


Contact Details


Tel: 087 2515080


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Purpose of Organisation

Educational museum and public benefit..

Charity Number: CHY15865