We look forward to welcoming you to Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens.

We are open 7 days a week, 9am to 5.30pm with last entry to the gardens 4.30pm. No pre-booking is required for entry to the Gardens.

Take a stroll in the stunning gardens, lake walks & woodlands or enjoy our woodland play area. Watch the peacocks strut by displaying their finery at the castle lakeside with its Gothic towers, waterfall and statues.

We recommend you allow a minimum of 3 hours for your visit to fully enjoy the site. There is ample free parking.




COVID-19 Update

The Irish Agricultural Museum, Gardens, Lake Walks & Playground are open 7 days as well as our visitor centre café with a takeaway offering.

The Castle remains closed for guided tours and will open shortly in line with government guidelines.

We ask that visitors adhere to the issued guidelines. We also ask that you wear a mask while in the visitor centre and continue to follow social distancing guidelines during your visit. We would like to reassure you that the health and wellbeing of our visitors and staff continue to be our number one priority. We follow strict health and safety regulations and we are delighted that all of our Irish Heritage Trust staff have completed the hygiene and safety training to obtain the Fáilte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter. Further information about the Failte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter is available here.

Our café offers a selection of sandwiches, salads and some hot food options. We are delighted that these are provided by local food producers and members of the Wexford Food Family. Plan your visit here.



There’s always something to do at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens!  Click here for upcoming events for you to enjoy.

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Congratulations to Dr Edward Culleton & Rosemary Buckley on the publication of their book 'Man on a Mission' - the life story of Dr Tom Buckley. Here is a piece about him from @Wexford_People https://www.independent.ie/regionals/wexford/news/new-book-published-on-the-life-and-work-of-wexford-scientist-dr-tom-walsh-40670147.html

Thank you to Maria Pepper @Wexford_People @GoreyGuardian and @johnstowncastle for this piece on my new novel released in paperback on August 1st.
#thelakehouseatlenashee @PoolbegBooks @visitwexford @WexfordHour

Thanks to @irishexaminer for this lovely article. The piece includes a stunning video of the installation which it entitled '1845 Memento Mori'. It is on display daily in the gardens here at Johnstown. @stokes_glass @IrHeritageTrust #1845FamineMemorial

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