Reginald's Tower, Waterford

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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 thought this was a fun little attraction. Did not take us long to go through but was a fun piece of history in Waterford. 
  • Run very well by office of public work, well worth a visit for all the family, a great tour and many surprises 
  • A short well worth visit. It won't take longer than 40mins but it's a must on the historical trail Started from the top there are clear displays and an audio to give you a clear step by step guide. Th...  more »