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Armagh Astronomy Centre and Planetarium

College Hill, Armagh BT61 9DB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 3689
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Kids enjoyed it

Hadn't visited before so took our 10, 8 and 6 yr olds. Family ticket was £20 which included a show... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pjsme
via mobile
Very good exhibits and planetarium shows

Spent a very enjoyable couple of hours at the planetarium. We made a rocket in the craft room... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jrfamily15
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Wrexham, 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%
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“star wars” (5 reviews)
“solar system” (8 reviews)
“craft room” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank redbob145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 10 of us went here to enjoy and experience the planetarium. It was very well run and we enjoyed the shows delivered by the staff. We watched the show on little star, gravity & beyond the blue which were fun and a...More

1  Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this afternoon with my two sons. The adult price of £6 & child price of £5.00 were very reasonable for the exhibition area & entrance into 1 show. It would start to work out very expensive if you wanted to see more shows as...More

1  Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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 (:

1  Thank laurencewilson85
Reviewed 4 July 2017 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.

1  Thank Bernie S
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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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