The Down County Museum is in the old Down County Gaol. The building dates from the 18th century and operated from 1786 until 1830. The Gaol once held prisoners for minor offences and rebels. It was also home to many convicts and individuals prior to their transportation to New South Wales. Visitors can find out information about the former inmates as well as discover the history and conditions of the Gaol.
The Barrontop Farm in Dunamana(gh) provides you and your family with an exciting and fun-filled day of adventure. You can wander around the farm looking at the various different animals. Children are allowed to touch and hold many of the creatures. There are chicks, calves, lambs, puppies and baby rabbits. The farm is also home to exotic animals such as pot-bellied pigs and llamas. Your children can have fun in the indoor soft playground or outdoor area. There are cart rides and a tearoom for the adults. Enjoy a picnic on the grounds. Schedule your visit to coincide with a holiday. There are special events at Barrontop Farm at Easter, Hallowe’en and Christmas.
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