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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  • A wonderful place of interest with lots of interesting facts easily available. Is it small? Yes it is, but there are so many interesting facts about Waterford available for you to read or listen to th...  more »
  • Very small and nothing really to see inside. Not recommended for tall people's. It's better to just make a picture from outside.  more »
  • An easy visit and an essential part of seeing Waterford. A little strenuous with three levels and no elevator, but probably the oldest building in Ireland. Nice collection and just one of six survivin...  more »
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  • great museum ! students pay only 3€ !!! love the vikings and this museum describes what they did really well! highly recommended ;)
  • Historic tower. Done to the OPWs usual good standard. Well presented and worth a look.
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