A visit to the House of Waterford allows you to experience the sheer divinity of fine crystal, as well as the masterful techniques that create such opulent visions of beauty. Inside the Retail Store, you can discover the full catalogue of luxury crystal, with the largest showcase of Waterford in the world.
The Factory Tour will open your eyes to the techniques, tools and highly skilled craftspeople that turn ideas and imagination into fine crystal. On the guided tour you will witness how crystal masterpieces are crafted, from initial design right up to the final engraving.
This unique and captivating experience promises a magical journey, reflecting on 240 years of crystal-making history. During your visit, take time to relax and enjoy breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in the Waterford Café.
Open Year Round
See website for tours and times.
LANGUAGES: Guided tours and leaflets available in English only.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Café serving breakfast, light lunches and desserts. Closes 30 minutes before retail store.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling the largest range of Waterford Crystal in the world.
PARKING: Paid car parking available nearby on Bolten Street. Free coach parking on-site.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet.
GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum numbers apply). Pre-booking required.
WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available.
ACCOLADES & AWARDS:
Located on the Mall in Waterford City – a 1.5 hour drive from Dublin, 1 hour & 15 minutes from Cork and 2 hours from Shannon International Airport.
The Mall, Waterford City, Ireland
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