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Navan Centre and Fort

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Address: 81 Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028 3752 9644
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Great day out here with two 9 year old boys.centre has welcoming reception staff who explain what they have to offer and help you decide the best order to do activities in and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
itchyfeetmcq
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Lisburn, Northern Ireland
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Lisburn, Northern Ireland
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23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great day out here with two 9 year old boys.centre has welcoming reception staff who explain what they have to offer and help you decide the best order to do activities in and engaged the boys during our visit asking them questions about what they had learned.we visited the museum exhibition first to find out about the fort at navan..emain... More 

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Thank itchyfeetmcq
Chester, Virginia, United States
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are interested in hill fort, grave mounds and life in ancient times then this is great stop. Beautiful walk around the park and the guide was excellent. Highly recommend the guided walk you will get a much better understanding. The museum is very nice and give a great background. If you have children, check their schedule, they seem... More 

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Thank John A
Irvinestown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the staff were very friendly. I didn't feel like the Centre and what you can do was adequately explained when paying. Thankfully there was a more helpful member of staff to advise us. The reenactments were great. The actor was very entertaining. Nice place to walk around. But I felt there was very little to do and see.

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Thank Claire C
Budapest, Hungary
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating spot and essential for Irish and/or Celtic history buffs, the Navan Centre is also ideal for those with young children as there is a decent (albeit limited) cafe with kid-friendly food, as well as a small playground with sandpit. The subject matter of the Centre itself is tailor-made for children with tales of legend and warrior derring-do. The gift... More 

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Thank Peter M
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids loved this but also sophisticated enough to cater for adults. The tour was great and the staff all very friendly and welcoming.

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Thank Lenehanmgmail
Armagh
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great piece of history to visit. The staff are friendly and helpful, within the complex there is a café, Toilets + disabled ones and a headphone walkthrough tour. It caters for private visits as well as coach party visits. Navan holds several pagan celebrations throughout the year, The Wickerman festival and King Connors Feast being two of... More 

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a popular site for walkers, photographers and historians. Especially good in winter when not as busy. The visitor centre is tucked into the hill side and offers a good coffee, shop and of course history of the area. Well done to all concerned.

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1 Thank Richard M
Waringstown, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spend a lovely day in Navan Fort with my husband two kids mother in law and my mum. Was very good, informative and we all really enjoyed interacting with the actors around the fire learning about history in a fun way. History was brought to life and made real specially for our 3 and 11 year old kids. Good facilities... More 

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Antrim
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Centre with our 11 year old daughter. The reception staff are excellent, welcoming, knowledgable and engaging. They advised us on how to get the best from our visit and encouraged us to dress up for the guided tour. We took the opportunity (albeit feeling a bit silly to start) but it added to the day - so... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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211 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the visit! The living history re-enactors helped to set up the significance of the site itself. We had an excellent tour of the ancient site guided by the very knowledgeable Ciaran, and I bought some rare books at the gift shop.

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