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Come Explore Nearly 1000 Years of History

It’s free to attend the Cathedral for services, but if you wish to explore the building, it is recommended you purchase a ‘Freedom of Waterford- Value Pass’ which allows you to visit five attractions within the Viking Triangle and costs €15. (Accompanied children under 12 are free).

Visit Us

Christ Church Cathedral, with its spire stretching far into the Waterford sky, is an iconic feature of the city. We welcome visitors to worship, to sightsee and to attend any of a wide range of events happening throughout the year.

Address

Christ Church Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Waterford, Ireland

Opening Hours Summer (April to October*)

Mon - Fri

Saturday

​Sunday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Closed

*The cathedral closes at 16:00 on select Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays during April and October to facilitate staff leave.

Opening Hours Winter (November to March)

Mon - Fri

Saturday

​Sunday

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Closed

 
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Freedom of Waterford Tour

Visitors can now enjoy a guided walking tour experience from the expert guides at Waterford Treasures, gaining insights to the 1,000 year history of Waterford and Ireland, all within 1,000 paces. Discover the story of the city’s Viking foundations, be inspired by medieval wonders and experience elegant living in Georgian times.