Museums and Attractions

Museums and Attractions

The House of Waterford Crystal


The Mall
Waterford City
Republic of Ireland

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Waterford Crystal has moved to a magnificent new home in the heart of Waterford City. A unique highlight of a visit is the factory tour which gives an up close insight into the centuries old tradition of Waterford Crystal making. Feel the heat of the furnace and marvel at the skills of our craftsmen.

The factory tour includes the following traditional production areas; wooden mould making, crystal blowing and furnace, crystal cutting and quality inspection and finishing. Yet more stages to creating this beautiful product include crystal sculpting, engraving and design inspiration. After the tour indulge your passion for the world’s most famous crystal in a lavish retail store, which houses the largest collection of Waterford Crystal found anywhere in the world.An exhibition of sporting trophies and statement pieces is an absolute must see attraction.

The complimentary visitor retail experience includes the largest display of Waterford Crystal in the world, retail store, exhibition and crystal installation areas, coffee shop and worldwide shipping facility. Adjacent car parking is also available.

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Opening Times

Factory Tour & Retail Store closed on 17th March - St. Patrick ’s Day. | Factory Tour Times: January – February: - Mon - Fri: 9.30am to 3.15pm | March: Factory Tour: Mon - Sat: 9.00am to 3.15pm; Sun: 9:30am - 3:15pm | April – October: Factory Tour - Mon - Sat: 9.00am to 4.15pm; Sun: 9:30am - 4:15pm | October 31st : No factory tours on Monday October 31st | November & December: Factory Tour Mon - Fri: 9.30am to 3.15pm | Retail Store : Opening Times: January – February: - Mon - Sat: 9.30am to 5.00pm. | March: Retail Store: Mon - Sat: 9.00am to 5.00pm; Sun: 9:30am - 5pm. | Retail Store Mon - Sat: 9.00am to 6.00pm; Sun: 9:30am - 6pm| November & December: Retail Store: Mon - Sat: 9.30am to 5.00pm - Sun: 12:00pm to 5:00pm|

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