Irish Agricultural Museum
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.
Housed in the former estate farm buildings the museum offers lots to see, learn, do and enjoy for all ages:-
Admire the large collection of beautifully restored tractors, carts, ploughs, threshing machines, stationary engines and dairy equipment.
See recreated workshops of traditional trades including blacksmith, cooper and wheelwright
Learn about ‘The Great Famine' through an exhibition which vividly reveals what life was like before, during and after the famine
Discover the chequered history of Johnstown Castle and its estate
Enjoy the largest display of Irish country furniture
Compare farmhouse kitchens through the ages
Take part in quizzes and trails (suitable for children)