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Armagh Astronomy Centre and Planetarium

College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 3689
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Out Of This World

Shows were fab and I was a spectator of 2. The 15 minute length was perfect to keep the attention... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
laurencewilson85
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Wet day visit

We visited with very small children. Plenty to do with games and a 15 minute star show. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernie S
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Belfast, 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 good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“star wars” (5 reviews)
“solar system” (8 reviews)
“all ages” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 3752 3689
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shows were fab and I was a spectator of 2. The 15 minute length was perfect to keep the attention of the kids. We all left with a bigger knowledge of astronomy and smiles on our faces (:

Thank laurencewilson85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with very small children. Plenty to do with games and a 15 minute star show. Lots of crafts. Only £2 entry fee per person. A great activity for a wet day in summer.

Thank Bernie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good visit for the children, however this facility could be improved if the coffee shop was opened to accommodate parents. Staff were unhelpful when parents asked if their could avail of refreshments. Tea and Coffee machine was also out of order.

Thank Lindev06
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for stargazing. Information abound here. Great for kids, but also fir tge adults interested in astronomy. We laid out, well presented and an excellent star show, well worth seeing. Cafe on the premises serving drinks and snacks.

Thank GerardDev
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I visited with a Group. As agreed, when booking, we were allocated a time to ourselves in the theatre. A young man gave us a choice of one of three shows. The one we selected ( "Who's a Astronomer ? "was full of facts and...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We took our 2 year old here and he had a great time. The show they put on here is great for the kids learning. Highly recommend a family day out to here. Cafe inside also . Will be back again over the summer holidays

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Came today as a wee day trip. Loved loved loved it. Receptionist could not have been nicer and more helpful. Went to see a solar system show and the girls were lovely taking it. Show was amazing. Definitely want to return. We hadn't been since...More

Thank judyglitter
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect rainy day activity. Popular for birthday parties and school tours. Star gazers of all ages will enjoy their visit!

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Armagh planetarium is the place to visit with your kids, great exhibition on ground and first floor about space science and workshop for kids. You can touch the real meteorite found in Ireland in 60-th. And must visit the space show, its the same quality...More

Thank Ru55lan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Made a family visit and our party included pensioners and two very young children and all found it interesting. Small, but good mix of displays, exhibits, and films, and nice, comforable auditorium with good sound system. Staff friendly and helpful. Would reccomend and revisit.

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Grace d
23 April 2015|
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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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