The Southeast Sights

House of Waterford Crystal

  • The Mall
  • Waterford City
  • Industrial Site/Mill/Factory
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/11/2015

Fodor's Review

Iconic Waterford crystal is once again being produced in the city, albeit on a much smaller scale than before. The factory tour, which includes the blowing, sculpting, and cutting departments, is a must for anyone who appreciates timeless craftsmanship and unique design. After watching a team of glassworkers create a twinkling masterpiece from a molten blob, you may have trouble resisting the retail store, where you can select from the world's largest collection of Waterford crystal. You can have your purchase engraved on the spot.

Sight Information

Address:

The Mall, Waterford City, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Phone:

051-317–000

Sight Details:

  • Tour €13
  • Mar., daily 9–3:15; Apr.–Oct., Mon.–Sat. 9–4:15, Sun. 9:30–4:15; Nov. and Dec., weekdays 9:30–3:15; Jan. and Feb., weekdays 9–3:15

Published 08/11/2015

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