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Waterford Treasures - Irish Wake Museum
Waterford City, Co. Waterford
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Audio Guides
Waterford Treasures - Irish Wake Museum is Ireland's first ever wake museum and is located in a 15th century almshouse in Waterford City. Taking visitors on an exploration of life and death, detailing traditions and superstitions, from early Christian times right up to the 20th century.

Waterford Treasures - Irish Wake Museum offers visitors a rare opportunity to explore one of the most iconic parts of Irish culture, through the eyes of an expert, on this fully guided tour.

Beginning with an audio visual experience, visitors are taken on a fascinating journey, where the themes of life and death are explored within an intimate space, in order to gain a true understanding of a wakes particular customs.

The subject matter of this museum may be upsetting for some, and consideration should be taken to ensure that this is the correct experience for you and your companions. It is advised that at a minimum it is not suitable for children under the age of 14 years.

Contact details
Cathedral Square, The Viking Triangle, Waterford, X91 K10E, Ireland
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