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Address: Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 3752 9644
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Considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Northern Ireland,...

Considered one of the most important ancient monuments in Northern Ireland, this historical structure is identified as Emain Macha, the seat of the ancient kings of Ulster, and named after the Princess Macha.

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Fastinating Archaeological Site

The Center interactive exhibitions offers truly amazing insights into the Iron Age history of the area. The rather lengthy walk to and around the Fort itself is definitely worth... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
James M
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Wittenberg, Wisconsin
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Wittenberg, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Center interactive exhibitions offers truly amazing insights into the Iron Age history of the area. The rather lengthy walk to and around the Fort itself is definitely worth the effort. The view from the mound are an added attraction.

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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very cheerful welcoming staff! Rosaleen was friendly and helpful to adults and children alike. The cafe area was good and coffee flavoursome, scones delicious.. School groups appeared to be well catered for and welcomed. The Center was in 3 parts really! Headphones on and into the interpretive area. A video show in the theatre required a great deal of ones... More 

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belfast
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I cycled down from.Armagh only 2.5 miles. Beautiful rural setting for the centre. Had been several times around the archaeological sites and needed to get back to Armagh so decided to stick to the centre. The centre itself is adequate as a learning centre for those who are totally ignorant of the background d the audio-visual guides are Good. For... More 

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Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

A very interesting place to visit - either take the guided walk as part of your ticket price at the Museum or go on a wander yourself and read the story boards - a great view of the area from the top of the hill

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Thank Shona P
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The Navan Fort centre is poor, let's be honest, but Navan Fort itself is fantastically good at being a hill with a wonderful view and an odd , obscure history onto which you can project your fantasies of the past. Cuchullain, if he ever existed, was never near the place but the fiction that he stars in certainly does. It's... More 

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are interested in ancient Ireland, etc. I feel it is under promoted by our local Council. I have taken approx 150 Germans on a visit, all where delighted by their visit. Said it was one of their best visits in Ireland, but never knew a our it until I took them to visit it,... More 

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Armagh
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119 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Being on a mount which has been there for thousands of years conveys a sense of history. Not the sort of place which can be reviewed like a restaurant but worth paying a visit as part of a longer visit to Armagh. Signposts lead to the Visitor Centre which is a long walk from the start of the climb up... More 

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Montpellier, France
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

I was a bit disappointed with the visit. It's partly my own fault as I didn't have much time. However while I felt the archeological explanations were good, all the stuff about life in the past and Celtic legends was very much designed for children. Also I hate displays where you can't read whatever you want but have to listen... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic day out with our 3 young children and found Navon Fort was great value. All of the staff were so helpful and made sure that the children had a great time. The ladies leading the tour of the dwelling were wonderful, there was a lovely ecology trail with a booklet to fill in and prizes. The... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

This place can be very simple or very in depth, the staff here are great. The reception staff are not your usual stern Museum staff similar to what you find in a library. Listening to the Reception staff / guide you quickly realize that they adapt the visit for what you seek, If it's Irish folk stories or deep myths... More 

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