We passed on the guided tour, which we considered expensive. Spent a lot of time looking at all their displays, before deciding on one purchase.
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We learned so much about the making of this crystal and got to see the actual artisan masters and apprentices at work! Definitely tour this! You will appreciate the work that goes into every handcrafted piece.
Such a famous place. We began with a walk around the gift store. So many beautiful pieces to see. From one off commissioned pieces to the well known glasses, vases and bowls to the Christmas decorations and the jewellery, it was such a beautiful display....More
The tour of the Waterford Crystal factory is well worth your time. It is amazing to me to see these craftsmen take so much pride in their work. They are training young apprentices and this is also very impressive. We have some Waterford here at...More
A very enjoyable experience learning about, and seeing, how Waterford Crystal is made and finished. It was wonderful to watch the craftsmen (yes 'men' as there were no craftswomen) blowing, cutting and engraving the crystal. Well worth a visit.More
Hi Ouroldman, Thank you so much for visiting The House of Waterford Crystal and recommending a visit as 'A must see'. The tour is great it is so enjoyable watching the craftsmen as they work. We are delighted to have one lady engraver who is...More
Went on the tour as a family. sightly pricey for what it was but was interesting. The kids liked watching them blow the crystal into the moulds. Some staggering skill required to create the different patterns/ cuts and some amazing pieces though spent a lot...More
Hi RDailli77, We are so pleased you and your family had a good visit to The House of Waterford Crystal recently. The tour is a great experience and is enjoyed by all age groups so it is a nice visit for the whole family. Watching...More
A charming guide led our factory tour and it was fascinating. We had a bird's eye view of all the different processes from glass-blowing to engraving. The guide also shared some amusing stories about pieces that they've been commissioned to make.More
Hi AllyandBarry, Thank you so much for such a glowing review here on Tripadvisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your tour around the factory. It is always a pleasure to receive such lovely feedback about the staff and to be recommended as ‘Well worth a...More
Beautiful pieces to see and admire and also some great one's to buy. They do ship for 30 EU, staff is nice and coffee shop in the same building had good coffee and baked items.More
Hi Rebecca L, Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to The House of Waterford Crystal. We are very pleased you enjoyed browsing around the retail store and showroom, there are some beautiful pieces displayed. Shipping your purchases home allows you to relax and enjoy...More
Visited here and was very intrigued to see the full crystal forming process. Learned a significant amount about the history of this establishment and how crystal is made. Highlight was getting to hold a full replica of the NCAA Football Championship and NBA Championship trophies....More
Hi Troy M, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to The House of Waterford Crystal. We are delighted you had such a great tour through the factory. When you recognise a trophy or presentation piece being made or...More