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Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

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This was our first tourist experience in Ireland and was great. We found the agricultural museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Such an interesting place ..

We recently visited the Agricultural Museum. The museum is housed in the yard stone buildings... read more

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With one of the most comprehensive displays of farming and rural life in the country, the Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens make a wonderful day out for all the family - whatever the weather. The beautifully maintained...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Johnstown Castle Estate, Ireland
+353 53 918 4671
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around County Wexford
from US$ 63.60
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 October 2014

I spent half a day here exploring their gorgeous gardens, the museum and having afternoon tea in the cafe. It was a very relaxing day as the gardens are stunning. Plenty of perfect photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

This old family home built as a small castle is nestled near three lakes, two of which you can walk around. In the grounds there is the farming museum and a cosy coffee shop with log fire in the winter. The museum charges an entrance...More

1  Thank IT-nerd-on-the-road
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first tourist experience in Ireland and was great. We found the agricultural museum particularly interesting as we have farming interests in Australia and Irish ancestry. It was very interesting to learn and understand the lifestyle and history of the Irish people during...More

Thank ReenyJoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited the Agricultural Museum. The museum is housed in the yard stone buildings around a courtyard. We were first greeted by a number of peacocks wandering around the courtyard!! Even though it was a wet day we were not hampered by weather since...More

Thank joang51
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for a walk with the family all year round,they also have a cafe and a museum and lovely nature walks along the lake.

Thank L L
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here as we had come to see Celtic Woman that had an out door show here. So as the show was in the evening we decided to visit the gardens and museum in the day. What a stunning place and the museum was...More

Thank Janette S
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My husband & I visited the castle & museum after seeing it in a tourism brochure. We spent 4 hours here! The castle was being restored but the museum was so well set out & the gardens were spectacular! I will recommend to all our...More

Thank 31melindad
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and interesting grounds. Great ag and famine museum. Castle is closed for rehabbing. Check to see if it us open if you want to go in.

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A nice easy place to visit - there were lots of families playing in the grounds and people just walking and enjoying the environment - could not visit inside the castle due to renovations - but had really nice walk around the lakes in the...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely visit here today.Very interesting museum,lots to see & if you do have kids - info sheets for the kids to do. The tea room food was gorgeous and reasonably priced.

Thank TinaH3514
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon here , famine exhibition is inspiring and the agricultural exhibition is a fantastic. Good facilities on site for a meal or cuppa and beautiful grounds for walking. Castle was unfortunately closed for restoration on our visit but i would still highly...More

Thank DanielJSweeney
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Loved this castle and the grounds. Unfortunately the castle was not open to the public when I was there. Hopefully they will work on it and get it open sometime,

Thank PeggyLovesIreland
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3 August 2015|
Response from JohnstownCastle | Property representative |
Hi For the gardens and museum it's 8 per adult and 4 per child - 20 euro. For the gardens only it's 3 per adult and 1 per child - 7 euro. Thanks