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Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

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Very impressed

Spent a great afternoon here with family. €24 for family ticket so visited museum and gardens... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Adrian W
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Very interesting

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Agricultural Museum. There is a lovely walk through the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Booksearcher
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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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
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Johnstown Castle Estate, Ireland
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All reviews beautiful grounds walled garden well worth a visit coffee shop potato famine peacocks wandering lovely walk around the lake a great place to bring tea room apple tart horse drawn we spent hours potatoes per adult lovely cafe lovely visit cakes
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Spent a great afternoon here with family. €24 for family ticket so visited museum and gardens. Lovely walks around lakes and amazing walled garden. Great potential to restore hot houses and open the castle but with Govt. running it money will probably never be there....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Agricultural Museum. There is a lovely walk through the gardens of Johnstown Castle to reach it and a small but adequate cafe for a coffee and a snack before looking around the museum. Well laid out and with...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

Really impressed with wide variety of mature trees & shrubs on the grounds.Also,the range of flowers & shrubs in the walled garden. The castle setting is superb but not open to public. Grounds very well maintained. Enjoyed a relaxed walk around the scenic estate. Recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

One of our first stops during our recent Holiday was Johnstown Castle and the Irish Agricultural Museum...and we left with them having made an indelible mark on our holiday experience. The grounds of the castle provide amazing walks and scenery for all sorts of visitors....from...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

The Castle is very beautifully located and the surrounding gardens with strutting peacocks sets a pretty impressive setting. Although the castle is closed, you can walk all around the lake & into the gardens. It is worth visiting the Agricultural website before visiting, as it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank thomasmV1958LM
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The gardens of the surrounding Johnston Castle are amazing, beautiful and very well maintained. The museum itself is interesting and well worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrei B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Well this is a really nice place. The Castle is spectacular and the grounds are great. We dragged along a full picnic and set it up at the picnic site with bench table and seating in the gounds of the castle. It was a very...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Enda C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

3 equally fantastic parts of this-Great, well-maintained but natural gardens filled with birds & animals & a fantastically pretty 19th century castle (not open). Then, to top it all off, a wonderful museum showing how rural Ireland was not so long ago. Cannot recommend enough.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Donal M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

As I am interested in vintage machines and agricultural implements in general and also I am of an age to remember seeing some of these around the area I was brought up in and as it was a village saw a lot of these horse...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Philip4953
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Visited both the gardens and the museum, both were brilliant. Although the castle is not open to the public it is in great outside repair so it's still very picturesque. Please please get some funding to reinstate the interiors. Gardens are planned to perfection to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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StephenSandra
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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
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