Terms and Conditions


  • Your Membership is valid for one year from the date of issuance.
  • Don’t forget you need to bring your membership card with you every time you visit.
  • Your ticket is non-transferable and must never be passed on to another individual (who is not entitled to use it). Regular routine checks will be carried out.
  • Your Family Memberships entitles you to free access to all dependent children living at the same address. Please note for older children you will  need to provide student ID or other proof of dependency plus proof of address.  This will only be required with your initial purchase.
  • Family memberships must include a minimum of 1 adult and 1 child.   Children aged 5 and under go free.
  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • A charge of €5 will be made for lost / replacement cards to cover administrative costs.
  • Entry into the Irish Agricultural Museum is now part of your Membership. To access the Museum please show your card at reception.
  • Cycling around the Gardens is not permitted (except for children under 8 years).
  • No vehicles are allowed beyond the designated car park.
  • Dogs are permitted in the gardens provided that they are kept on a lead and dog waste is cleared up by owners.
  • Penalty for abuse of membership card is confiscation at point of entry.
  • Johnstown Castle/the Irish Heritage Trust reserve the right to change the membership pass benefits and prices at any time without prior notice.
  • No liability is accepted by the Irish Heritage Trust for loss or injury at Johnstown Castle Estate, Museum & Gardens.
  • The Irish Heritage Trust reserves the right to alter or change these terms without notice.