A trip to the city of Waterford is definitely incomplete without a visit to the popular Medieval Museum, situated in the heart of the Viking Triangle. Known to be the top attraction in Waterford, the multi award-winning Medieval Museum offers visitors a glimpse at the fascinating medieval history of Waterford. Found here are a several galleries displaying a variety of items including the cloth-of-gold 15th century vestments and the Great Charter Roll of Waterford, amongst many others. Visitors of all ages will definitely enjoy the guided tour which involves costumed tour guides playing real characters from the city’s past.
Adult: €7 | Senior/ Student: €6 | Under 14: Free with paying adult
Monday to Friday: 9.15am to 6pm (5pm September to May). Saturday: 9.30am to 6pm (10am to 5pm September to May). Sundays and Bank Holidays: 11am to 6pm (5pm September to May).
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The cloth-of-gold 15th century vestments and the Great Charter Roll of Waterford
Muslims visiting the Medieval Museum will not be able to find prayer facilities within the attraction. They will however be able to make use of the facilities offered at one of the few mosques in Waterford. Two prominent mosques in the city include; the Central Watford Mosque and the North Watford Mosque. Muslim tourists can therefore ask staff at the museum to guide them to the nearest prayer facility when needed.
While the Medieval Museum does not house a food outlet, visitors can enjoy a light meal or refreshments at the nearby Bishop's Palace Café at the Bishop's Palace. Muslim tourists will have to dine on suitable vegetarian or seafood dishes, as most dishes will consist of non-Halal ingredients. For those looking specifically for Halal food, there are a few Halal restaurants in Waterford.