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The Irish Agricultural Museum and Johnstown Castle Gardens will be closed today Sun 18 March due to severe weather warning. We hope to reopen tomorrow as normal.

The museum and castle gardens will be closed tomorrow  (Thurs) and Friday. We hope to reopen on Saturday if weather conditions permit.

Visiting Us

The museum courtyard.

The museum courtyard.

The museum, tea-room and gardens are open throughout the year:-

Museum – Opening Hours:-

March to October:
Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm (9am-6pm July & Aug)
Weekends & Bank Hols: 11am-5pm (11am-6pm July & Aug)

Last admisson July/Aug: 4.45pm

November to February:
Monday – Friday: 9am-4pm
Weekends & Bank Hols: 11am-4pm

Closed: 24-26 December. (Open 27 Dec – 1 Jan 11am-4pm weather permitting)

Peacock Tea-room – Opening Hours:-

March to October:
Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm (9am-6pm July & Aug)
Weekends & Bank Hols: 11am-5pm (11am-6pm July & Aug)

November to February:
Monday – Friday: 9am-4pm
Weekends & Bank Hols: 11am-4pm

Closed: 24-26 December. (Open 27 Dec – 1 Jan 11am-4pm weather permitting)

Gardens – Opening Hours:-

March to October:
Monday – Friday: 9am-5.30pm (9am-6.30pm July & Aug)
Weekends & Bank Hols: 9am-5.30pm (9am-6.30pm July & Aug)

November to February:
Monday – Friday: 9am-4.30pm
Weekends & Bank Hols: 9am-4.30pm

Closed: 25-26 December

Museum & Castle Gardens Admission Prices 2018

Gardens Only Gardens & Museum
Adult €3 €8
OAP / Group €2 €6
Child / Student €1 €4
Family €8 €24

Annual Memberships

Gardens Only Gardens & Museum
Single €15 €30
Joint €25 €40
Family €35 €50

 

Please note: If you wish to pre-book a ticket click here

School tours and group bookings are welcome

Accessibility   Both floors of the Museum and the Peacock Tea Room are fully wheelchair accessible. There is a lift to the first floor.

School Tours   Please see School Tours menu of website.

Group Tours   Please note the museum is a self-guided experience. Floor plans are provided which explain the theme of each of the 19 exhibitions.

Behind-the-scenes Tours   For groups interested in vintage machinery, we can provide behind-the-scenes tours on a Tuesday – so you can see some of the restoration projects being undertaken by our group of volunteers. Advanced booking essential. Tel 053 9184671.

 

 

 

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