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Address: The Mall | Viking Triangle, Waterford, Ireland
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Bishop's Palace Museum: Admission Ticket
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Epic Tour of the Viking Triangle

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Bishops Palace Waterford

Excellent tour guide. I was only one there. Very knowledgeable would recommend this attraction to anyone

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Glenamoy3
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent tour guide. I was only one there. Very knowledgeable would recommend this attraction to anyone

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Found this tour great, I myself am from Waterford and took my husband after returning from living abroad. Great staff and great at acting it out. Great storytellers. Definitely would recommend.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Janet B! Well you hit the nail on the head Janet, we have great staff, great at acting and great storytellers, we aim to please at the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. All of the team try to ensure that everyone who comes to visit us has a wonderful time and I shall pass on your very kind comments... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a small "palace" and it's ok. Nothing fantastic or a must see. It's a 20 min attraction. If you are already in Waterford, go there, otherwise you won't miss anything.

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Thank Luis C
Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good morning Luis Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to stop by the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. The entry fee to the beautiful Georgian Bishop’s Palace includes the guided tour with our butler Mr What Why or the housekeeper Mrs Rickards who will take you back through time to the Georgian period in... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you purchase this ticket in a combo with the medieval museum next door - it's worth the discounted price! An interesting house belonging to someone important. Honestly a little boring as it had mixed memorabilia of Ireland and the World Wars as well as some information about the Georgian occupants. A little confusing to be honest, and the... More 

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Amber T Many thanks for taking the time to visit Ireland's oldest city, Waterford and to stop by the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. The entry fee to the beautiful Georgian Bishop’s Palace includes the guided tour with our butler Mr What Why or the housekeeper Mrs Rickards. You can, as you've mentioned avail of the 'Combination' ticket which... More 

County Laois, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Waterford stands the very impressive Bishop's palace.well worth a few hours browsing and having coffee or lunch. Great in sunny days as you can sit outside and watch the world go by.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon bridandtom Many thanks for coming to visit us here at the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, we really appreciate you taking the time to come and visit and giving us such a wonderful review. The palace is a fantastic building with lots to see and especially on the top floor, browsing through the various exhibitions that are laid out... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day here with Head housekeeper to take us through this beautiful house. Such beautiful furniture and art and Waterford crystal. Finished day off with beautiful Tea/coffee and scones in cafe served by Nancy and staff.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon May Many thanks for coming to visit us in the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and for taking the time to write a wonderful review, we really do appreciate it. I'm delighted that our housekeeper looked after you so well, with a wonderful guided tour of the palace which I'm sure they embellished with lots of stories from the... More 

Torrance, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four floors of Irish history, art, and culture from the eighteenth through the twentieth century, with an extensive collection of articles and artifacts concerning the war for independence.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon quiltfairy What a very concise review of the contents of the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and all of this is brought to life by our very professional tour guides who bring your through each room and tell you the stories of what it was like during that period and what each of the antiques and artefacts are. The... More 

Nantwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of fascinating paintings and objects. Napoleon's hair, oldest Waterford Crystal piece, paintings etc. All brought to life by an excellent tour guide.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon tasteandtry Thank you very much for your very kind review of your recent visit to the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace. Our fantastic guides bring the palace alive with their fantastic stories of what life was like in the Georgian period, coupled that with all of the interesting antiques and artefacts, makes the palace a wonderful place to visit.... More 

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Lovely tour around the house, with interesting historical facts and unique treasures (flock of hair from Napoleon taken when he was on his death bed, very famous painting of Waterford in the 1736, the oldest crystal object in the world). Derek was entertaining and he managed to make the experience very special! Thank you, Michaela

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Michaela Many thanks for coming to visit the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace and for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review and especially 'name checking' Derek, one of our professional guides who brings you on a fantastic journey back to the Georgian period in Ireland's oldest city, Waterford with his vivid stories of what life... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Enjoyed the tour. Museum is very well curated and you learn how the Bishop and other folks lived in that era.

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Waterford_Treasures, Public Relations Manager at Bishop's Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon Ruby Thank you for your very kind words about your recent visit to the beautiful Georgian Bishop's Palace, we do appreciate all the great comments and I will pass them onto the team here. We do hope you get another opportunity to come and visit and hear more stories from our butler Mr What Why or the housekeeper... More 

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