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Address: Mount Sion Barrack Street | Mount Sion, Waterford, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 51 874 390
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00

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Very interesting and informative experience! I really enjoyed visiting and would encourage everyone to go

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Atlanta, Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Very interesting and informative experience! I really enjoyed visiting and would encourage everyone to go

Thank stew9899
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This center is doing tremendously good work in trying to integrate the varied populations in the Waterford area. The Christian Brothers were integral to the education of so many in Ireland and the US. Their missions, amongst others, includes English Literacy, Computer training, and Refugee to Work Programs. We had a wonderful visit, including lunch and a tour by the... More 

Thank ifiwereu
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70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

As an old Christian Brothers boy, I was interested to visit the Edmond Rice Heritage Centre in Waterford. I enjoyed my student days with the Christian Brother, though the brothers were tough, and did not tolerate any messing. We were the only two people visiting on the day we called. The staff turned on the lights for us, and most... More 

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County Waterford, Ireland
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This is a rare and unique building and a honour to a great man , Edmond Rice who was responsible for the education of thousands of the youth of Waterford. The builbing has a gem of history and is a most interesting place to go.

Thank Irisheyes2715
Dublin Ireland
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148 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a nice peaceful place to visit and to give thanks for the great work of the Brothers in Ireland and overseas. We realized the amazing influence of Edmund Rice world wide. The chapel is a real gem with the tomb of the great man.

Thank lStephano
Dayton, Ohio
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213 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

So there I was in Waterford, Ireland and a sign appears giving direction to the Edmund Rice Heritage Center. As a graduate from Rice Hight School in New York City... I was pleasantly surprised ...and excited to discover that Brother Rice had a memorial right here where I was visiting/touring. A very lovely lady heard me asking for directions to... More 

Thank HansLudwig2014
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Museum well worth the visit, A nice quiet place for contemplation, friendly staff. Ease of Parking. Well set out history of Edmund Rice.

Thank 361WAtraveller
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very welcoming staff and beautiful centre to learn about Edmund Rice. Would absolutely recommend to all.

Thank joetaylor15
County Waterford, Ireland
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

As a volunteer for Edmund Rice Summer Camps, I've visited the heritage centre a few times and have yet to be bored. The tour is interactive and suitable for all ages.

Thank roisinsiun
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This comprehensive outline of an extraordinary man's life was informative and inspiring. Gave me an enhanced appreciation of the harshness of the times and the generosity and goodness of Edmund..

Thank Peter R

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