We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-3752-9644
Description:

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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 36 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Sword and Spear fights!!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
johnnyjoes
,
belfast
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 33: English reviews
belfast
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
Thank johnnyjoes
Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 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

Helpful?
Thank Shona P
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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 

Helpful?
2 Thank belfastconfetti
Armagh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 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 

Helpful?
Thank amckinney2365
Armagh
Level Contributor
119 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 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 

Helpful?
Thank BrianArmagh
Montpellier, France
Level Contributor
113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 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 

Helpful?
Thank williamdfr
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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 

Helpful?
Thank Falstaff29
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 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 

Helpful?
Thank Travelgo_visit
Omagh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place full of history and stories as well as artefacts that have been found in the area over the years. Staff very happy to help and explain.

Helpful?
Thank Gerard F
Tyrone
Level Contributor
176 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is run by the council and had completely closed for a few years but is now open again on a restricted basis. The council kept the attraction in good condition and run some interesting events during the year. There is a small historical attraction inside the visitors centre and you then walk up to the site of the actual... More 

Helpful?
Thank markusTyrone

Travelers who viewed Navan Fort also viewed

 
Armagh, County Armagh
 

Been to Navan Fort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Navan Fort staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?