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 playground and garden.

Opening Hours - Temporary Closed October/November 2020

March to AugustMonday to Friday 09.00-17.00
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday10.00-17.00
September to FebruaryWednesday to Saturday09.00-17.00
Sunday 10.00-17.00

Covid 19 Policy Statement

View our Covid 19 Policy Statement by clicking on the link OCWE Covid 19 Policy Statement June 2020.pdf (size 281.2 KB) 

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 & Audio Guide available, Guided tour available on request and groups are very welcome. Visitor Handout, Audio Visual and Audio Guide available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish included in admission.   


Old Cork Waterworks Experience is less than a 5 minute drive from Cork City Centre and 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