Visit Old Cork Waterworks Experience

Old Cork Waterworks Experience offers a warm and friendly welcome ensuring a memorable and enjoyable visit. Journey through Victorian Architecture and Discover Cork's Heritage, Explore our exhibitions space and relax with a coffee in our large courtyard space. Free onsite parking available. 

Opening Hours

April to SeptemberMonday to Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday10.00-17.00
October to MarchMonday to Friday09.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank HolidayClosed

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As part of our commitment to the continued well-being of our visitors and team members we have implemented enhanced protocols and procedures you will notice during visit. Pre-booking of tickets is advised over the summer season to aid with our visitor flow.

We are happy to confirm that all employees of Old Cork Waterworks Experience have completed Fáilte Ireland’s Infection Prevention Control for Tourism Businesses course. 

 Covid 19 Safety Charter Failte Ireland              


Family (2a+2c)€15.00

Self Guided & Guided Tours available. Visitor Handout, Audio Visual and Audio Guide available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish and included in admission. Groups are very welcome.   


Old Cork Waterworks Experience is less than a 5 minute drive from Cork City Centre and a short stroll from Fitzgerald Park, Cork City Gaol , University College Cork and local bus routes. For local Cork Hotels please see HotelsCombined

Free car parking and fully wheelchair accessible. GPS co-ordinates are 51.895 N, -8.5093 W