Reginald’s Tower is named after the Viking leader that founded Waterford in 914. The lower two floors of the current stone structure were built by the Normans after their capture of Waterford in the late 12th century, replacing the earlier wooden Viking tower, while the upper two floors are of late 15th century date.
The tower has served as a mint, arsenal, prison, residence and the city museum. Today visitors can learn the story of this incredible monument by taking a guided tour or enjoy the exhibition within that also incorporates the Viking Treasures of Waterford.
Open Year Round
Jan to Early-March: Wednesday to Sunday 09:30–17:00
Late March to Mid-December: Daily 09:30–17:30
Closed for the Christmas period
Admission Prices 2019
Senior (aged 65+): €4 .00
Student (with valid ID): €3.00
PARKING: Public parking available nearby
GROUPS: Guided tours are conducted by the Office of Public Works staff in Reginald’s Tower. If you are planning a trip for a group of 10 or more people, you will be able to get preferential rates. Pre-booking is essential to avail of these Group Rates.
Located in Waterford city at the eastern end of the city quay
The Quay, Waterford City, Ireland
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