Reginald's Tower, Waterford
(4.2/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Set in the historical Viking Triangle, Reginald's Tower represents a circular defense tower and the oldest civic building in Ireland. Built in 1003, the tower was originally constructed from wood but later rebuilt with stone in the 13th or 14th century. Explore the building that has been utilized as a mint, a prison, a military storehouse, and wedding venue. Today the site houses the Waterford Viking Museum. During your visit, you will learn about the Vikings' influence on Irish history. Try to spot the cannonball still lodged in the tower wall. By using our Waterford itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Reginald's Tower and other attractions in Waterford.
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  • We love history, and didn't know much about this town, so coming to Reginald's Tower was a nice hour for us. Loved seeing artifacts from centuries ago. Staff at the front were very friendly and gave u...  more »
  • I've been to Regindld tower so many times the first shen I was 10 and did a history project lol It's one of the oldest buildings in Europe! It has been a residence - a gail ( I think!!) and a mint if ...  more »
  • This is also a must see when in Waterford. The history is documented for those of you who are interested in the history.