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Armagh Astronomy Centre and Planetarium

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

I have been here a few times....Seems that every time i go i miss the shows.My two year old loves... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Katy R
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Armagh, United Kingdom
Day out with grandkids

The theatre was very good and lots of actives for the kids to enjoy The Rocket launching they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clauida50
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Northern Ireland, 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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“craft room” (8 reviews)
“solar system” (9 reviews)
“all ages” (12 reviews)
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Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 3752 3689
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"craft room"
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"solar system"
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"all ages"
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"family ticket"
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"primary school"
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"great for kids"
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"scale model"
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"rainy day"
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"age group"
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"arts and crafts"
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"family visit"
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"coffee shop"
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"well worth a visit"
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"year old daughter"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been here a few times....Seems that every time i go i miss the shows.My two year old loves it here. She loves crawling around the interactive floor mat. We have also made our own rockets and let them off. I think its a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre was very good and lots of actives for the kids to enjoy The Rocket launching they enjoy they made a rocket out of lemonade bottle filled with wAter to launch

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go every year for the past 3 years as a family approx. 3-4 times a year. My son loves the shows and the events organised throughout the year. The rocket launching is always his favourite.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Boring - sorry. I have a science background and the material should be interesting but to be honest, google searching would show you more. Staff really friendly but only doing what they can. Time for a total revamp to bring this place into the 21st...More

Thank D J
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The most warm welcome is received at the reception desk. The exhibits are very interesting and educational. Any budding young astranout will be in their element here. Kids can dress up as astranout. Lots of interactive stuff for young kids. The asteroid show was mind...More

Thank newey01
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Went with a 4 year old and took in one of the screenings. She loved the little movie they show and I learnt a few things along the way also. However, not much else to see or do. Takes about 30 mins to see all...More

Thank MacSun1
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Have lived near Armagh for almost 40 years and this was my first time at the Planetarium! Many interesting displays on the planets, space travel, meteorites etc. Children will definitely enjoy dressing up as astronauts or making plasticine spacemen. We thought the show in the...More

Thank DebsB
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My mum and I and my two boys (age 7 and 4yrs) visited the Planetarium over the Easter break. Really good exhibits for older children and a good room for the little ones where they can try on space suits. The shows are a little...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visited with my wife and 9 year old daughter. First time I had been after hearing so much about it and passing it many times in the car. Booked ahead for 2 shows in the cinema theatre. It would be a little pricey to go...More

1  Thank Colin B
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We took our grandchildren to the planetarium. Shows in the dome take place on certain days but not on the day of our visit. Interesting exhibits and an area for small children to make things (they loved it), floor map of the whole Province (adults...More

Thank BrianArmagh
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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
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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