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Irish Agricultural Museum & Johnstown Castle Gardens

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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
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All reviews walled garden beautiful grounds well worth a visit coffee shop peacocks walking horse drawn potato famine apple tart worth the entry fee lovely walk tea room walk around potatoes lovely cafe per adult lovely visit cakes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 Melinda D
Reviewed September 16, 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 August 31, 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 August 20, 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 August 17, 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 August 11, 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
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Well worth the trip as the grounds are a sight to see .. there is a great walk around the lake and grounds of the park ,, a very good walled garden and if you remember bring some bread and you can feed the Peacocks...More

Thank terryleigh
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This was a last minute decision at the end of a 2 week holiday. The castle is closed as it’s being renovated so we wandered around the gardens. It’s fair to say that they are not maintained as well as they could be... the museum,...More

Thank Teresa C
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August 3, 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