The Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre
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Edmund Rice Centre, Mount Sion School, Waterford City, Waterford,
Learn of the Edmund Rice story through an atmospheric and interactive experience at this museum and visitor centre, located in Waterford City.
The Edmund Rice International Heritage Centre has a modern museum has many captivating features including a multimedia tour of 18th century Waterford, complete with the sights, sounds and even smells of the city streets and dwellings.
The Centre is based in Waterford City. Edmund Rice’s vision and action established an education system beginning in 1832 which is now widely spread among first and third world countries.
A key feature of the heritage centre is the new chapel for pilgrimage and prayer, as well as housing Blessed Edmund Rice’s remains. The chapel overlooks the city of Waterford and incorporates the stained glass windows from the former Blessed Sacrament Chapel.
In addition to these features, the monastery's ground floor is a community centre also available for conferences, workshops and meetings in well appointed conference rooms, with catering facilities also provided.
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