Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Johnstown Castle Estate, Wexford, Ireland
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +353-539184671
  • Time Required: 03:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Garden, Waterfall, Castle, Statue, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Exhibition

Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens - Review

Take a glimpse into the life of an Irish farmer at this informative and entertaining museum and gardens. A great way to spend time with family and friends, there is a lot to do at this place. You can browse through the collection of well restored agricultural equipments and engines. Experience how a blacksmith, wheelwright and cooper used to function back in the old days with the help of workshops and displays. There is also an exhibition that showcases the devastating effects of ‘The Great Famine’. Of course, there is also a lot of information about the Johnston Castle and estate. All the displays from Irish country furniture to farmhouse kitchens makes you feel like you have entered a traditional Irish home from decades ago. The gardens by themselves are absolutely splendid for a picnic and wandering. There are gushing waterfalls, statues and over 200 varieties of trees to keep you company.

Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens Information

  • Be sure to carry your cameras for some gorgeous photos.
  • This is a great place to picnic too.
  • Café is a bit pricey.

Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens Ticket Prices

  • There is free entry to the gardens from November to February.
  • The museum between March and October need to buy a combined ‘Gardens & Museum’ ticket.

Museum

  • Adult - €6
  • OAP / Group - €5
  • Child / Student - €4
  • Family - €20

Gardens Only

  • Adult - €3
  • OAP / Group - €2
  • Child / Student - €1
  • Family - €8

Gardens & Museum

  • Adult - €8
  • OAP / Group - €6
  • Child / Student - €4
  • Family - €24 

Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens Opening and Closing Hours

Peacock Tea-room – Opening Hours:

March to October:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (9:00 am - 6:30 pm from June to Aug)
  • Weekends & Bank Holidays: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm (11:00 am - 6:30 pm from June to Aug)

November to February:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Weekends & Bank Holidays: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed: 24-26 December. (Open 27 Dec – 1 Jan 11:00 am - 4:00 pm weather permitting)

Gardens – Opening Hours:

March to October:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (9:00 am - 7:00 pm from June to Aug)
  • Weekends & Bank Hols: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (9:00 am - 7:00 pm from June to Aug)

November to February:

  • Monday – Friday: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Weekends & Bank Holidays: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Closed: 25-26 December

How To reach Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens by Public Transport

  • The Wexford-Rosslare bus service stops on the estate near the Dept of Agriculture (10 min walk to the museum). The Wexford-Kilmore Quay bus stops near the public entry gate on the Murrintown Road.

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Irish Agricultural Museum And Johnstown Castle Gardens, Wexford Reviews

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  • Love going for a walk here. Go at least once per week. The cakes in the cafe are gorgeous too. Lovely it in the winter with a big fire burning in the stove.

  • An excellent museum tells the story of Irish agriculture and country life over the last few hundred years. There is a very moving section on the famine. A beautiful setting completes the experience; the peacocks are an exotic addition.

  • A Beautiful place to visit lovely walks and the Peacocks strolling through the gardens and courtyard's

  • I love returning to Johnstown Castle to see the grounds at different times of year. The Museum itself houses a lovely cafe which has great home made produce.

  • Lovely scenery. Had a great time. Cafe is lovely too, highly enjoyable.

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