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Address: 40 Upper English Street, Armagh BT61 7BA, Northern Ireland
Phone Number:
+44 28 3752 1801
Today
14:00 - 17:00
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Complex comprised of three exhibitions: The Armagh Story, tracing the...

Complex comprised of three exhibitions: The Armagh Story, tracing the history of Armagh from prehistory to present-day; Patrick's Testament, a look at the county's patron Saint; and The Land of Lilliput, a glimpse into 'Gulliver's Travels.'

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We really enjoyed our day out here. ~We took all the attractions in while we were here as there was not enough for a full day to do here

Reviewed 14 April 2012
Teresaaine
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Newry, United Kingdom
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404 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

St Patrick's Trian originally opened many years ago, in the 1990s, I think. It was great at the time and originally incorporated a cafe, tourist information point and a three stage visitor attraction including the History of Armagh, St Patrick's Book of Armagh and The Land of Lilliput based on Gullivers Travels by Jonathan Swift. Unfortunately over time everything closed... More 

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Tyrone
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211 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The story of Armagh is interesting but the lack of a coffee house or restaurant is a big loss to the attraction. At times there are art exhibitions and there is a small shop for souvenirs. They also cater for training events and it is close to a Armagh theatre. A multi-storey car park means that parking is not a... More 

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Thank markusTyrone
Dundalk, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

The Gulliver section is fine for younger children (7,5,3,1) but really needs to be updated. Don't think it has been modernised in any way since it opened decades ago. Had to search for staff & then paid & were abandoned to our own devices. No one else there. After 20 minutes the kids & I were both fed up. Expensive... More 

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Thank 1972pookie4
Strabane, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Very friedly welcome. We purchased tickets for the Gullivers section and were advised for an extra 4 pounds we could also take in the Story of Armagh, so we did. The total paid for a family ticket was 16.50. Following an introduction from the guide we were led to the first section. The projector didnt work and the guide needed... More 

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3 Thank Mr O
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2012

Ideal for families. This place although not as popular or known is a great place to visit if in Armagh. Alot of interesting facts to learn

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2 Thank Swimfan93
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Kids enjoyed the gullivers travel section of the tour and the land of the lilliput. The story of Armagh made the walk around the city more interesting and the staff were very helpful with extra tips.

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Thank lor0
Derry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2012

An excellent place, well worth visiting, especially the Gulliver's World. Afterwards you can try your hand at being a scribe with the old quill pens. Excellent attraction, especially for a rainy day.

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1 Thank darcyfarrow
Coleford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

Nice place, free bits all good. Paid to see the Armagh story and found it a bit dissapointing. The presentation was very engaging and generally of good quality, but necessarily designed to be suitable for all ages, so for a group of fairly well educated adults it felt a bit basic. The lighting led you from one thing to another... More 

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Thank Mark B
Mullingar, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Situated in the historic heart of the city , Marian our tour guide gave us an excellent tour and insight in to the history of Armagh City ,there is a film also . Good for children is the story of Lilliput from Guillivers tales and they can dress up and act out and have fun

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Thank maryj13
Newry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2012

We really enjoyed our day out here. ~We took all the attractions in while we were here as there was not enough for a full day to do here

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