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Irish Agricultural Museum and Famine Exhibition

off Wexford-Rosslare Rd. | Johnstown Castle, Ireland
+353 53 918 4671
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Excellent and Interesting

A well set out series of exhibitions with something for everyone. Tickets are purchased as you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Felicity K
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Really cool!!

Called in here at the weekend as we were in the area and it was pouring rain! Was surprised by the... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
FKDUB
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Dublin, Ireland
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Museum featuring extensive displays relating many aspects of life in rural Ireland in the former farm buildings of the Johnstown Castle estate. Large collection of Irish country furniture as well as farm machinery, reconstructed workshops, kitchens through the ages and exhibition about the Great Famine of the 1840s. Trails and quizzes available for children / families. Tea room and gift shop. Set within Johnstown Castle Gardens.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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off Wexford-Rosslare Rd. | Johnstown Castle, Ireland
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+353 53 918 4671
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"lovely coffee shop"
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"potatoes"
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"agricultural museum"
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"would recommend a visit"
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"tea room"
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"farm machinery"
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"on site"
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"stroll"
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"exhibits"
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"grounds"
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"equipment"
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"castle"
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"lakes"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A well set out series of exhibitions with something for everyone. Tickets are purchased as you drive in and it is a short and enjoyable stroll to the museum. Farm machinery features however there is a fantastic exhibit of the potatoes famine. 2 hours flew...More

Thank Felicity K
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Called in here at the weekend as we were in the area and it was pouring rain! Was surprised by the amount of content they had, especially as it was so cheap! It was very well set up and done!! It was cold inside the...More

Thank FKDUB
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

We had only an hour visiting this site and only wish we had more. We concentrated on the Famine exhibition as that was our main interest which was fascinating but the rest of the Museum looked equally interesting. The Famine exhibit did not disappoint as...More

Thank terri k
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

If you're around the area I would definitely recommend going to this. It has a lot of interesting information and is done really well!

Thank Amena317
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

Very pleasant to walk the grounds which has a few lakes. Ideal place to have picnic or visit the tea room. The courtyard leading to the museum had s few peacocks wandering around and a few of them displaying their lovely feathers. The history of...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2016

This is an extremely informative museum and well worth the visit.A wonderful coffee shop that sells lovely cakes and a gift shop. This museum is Set in lovely grounds. You could easy spend a good few hours here plus more in the garden on a...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2016

Just a few minutes drive from the Town of Wexford, these gardens are a wonderful location to visit, for gardener's the September month when we visited is when everything in colour is gone or changing. The castle itself is not open to visitors, it was...More

Thank Icarusz
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

One of the best museums we have visited - very informative but in an engaging and fun way with lots of historical artifacts - we loved looking at the old carts and furniture. The home baking and friendly service at the end was the cherry...More

Thank Mcmanus2014
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The castle was closed for renovations, but the agricultural museum and famine exhibits were open; they were so well presented, and were geared for children and adults alike. Framed with kid-friendly activities, and informative displays for all ages.

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent exhibition, family friendly, the kids loved the quiz, good facilities. See my review for Johnstown Castle

Thank ryanobrien
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