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.

Old Cork Waterworks Experience will reopen on Monday May 10th 2021.

Opening Hours 

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

Book Tickets Online Here 

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 & 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