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Armagh Astronomy Centre and Planetarium

College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 3689
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Fabulous place

We went here as a family of four, with a 9 year old and 14 year old. They loved this place. We went... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
carr10
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Kids loved it here, must bring them back soon.

My wee one had a ball with the arts and crafts here. Also, she got to let off a rocket out the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Francie M
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County Armagh, United Kingdom
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Discover the mysteries of the Universe when you visit this Planetarium's Star-Theatre, where digital projectors allow visitors to time travel through the galaxies.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“craft room” (7 reviews)
“solar system” (9 reviews)
“rocket making” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We went here as a family of four, with a 9 year old and 14 year old. They loved this place. We went to one of the shows this included admission into everything. All for £20. Great value. I think this place deserves far more...More

Thank carr10
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wee one had a ball with the arts and crafts here. Also, she got to let off a rocket out the back (some air pressure yoke). Was great and they were learning as they were playing...........even better. Going to review their website now. Really...More

Thank Francie M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

When I was younger it was all about sitting in a dark room, looking up at airport lights in the sky while a softly spoken voice explained the big dipper. Now it's changed!! It's like Madame Tussauds. Kids had a great time. We'll be back!

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very reasonably priced, visited with my two sons. We enjoyed the crafts room & went to see one of the shows.Boys and I found it really interesting! Perfect place to visit on a rainy day.

Thank samueljohnathon
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Hadn't visited before so took our 10, 8 and 6 yr olds. Family ticket was £20 which included a show so I thought that was very good value. I rang in the morning to book the 'into the blue' show and it was OK...not fully...More

Thank pjsme
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Spent a very enjoyable couple of hours at the planetarium. We made a rocket in the craft room, watched one of the shows in the planetarium and wandered round the halls explaining space and the solar system. The displays are modern well laid out with...More

Thank Jrfamily15
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I visited this place twice with different grandchildren, its very interesting and truly worth a visit. The first time I went with 2 of my grandkids was in July and the Dinosaur talk was on, this was very interesting and the kids were delighted with...More

Thank Irene029
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We took in two of the shows both great entertainment and informative kids enjoyed exhibitions and workshops

Thank redbob145
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Ach, sure don't I love a wee day out seeing stars?? And the boys seem to like it too! Seriously though, I do enjoy going to the Planetarium in Armagh. The staff are very friendly and personable (big shout out to the fellow 'Geek Girl'...More

2  Thank RavaraLass
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is an experience not to be missed. A very well managed and laid out exhibition and the shows are informative and enthralling. Great value day out.

1  Thank timeagain
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pjsme
14 August 2017|
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Response from redbob145 | Reviewed this property |
We booked by phone morning of visit .Our visit was on Saturday and it was very busy show at 1200 was almost full . I would recommend booking in advance also 20% discount if you book 2 or more shows
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Grace d
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Grace, The admission fee for each show is £6 per adult and £5 for a child under 16. Various shows on daily, you can pick and choose. It's essential to pre-book your seats for the shows, but in my experience it's... More
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