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Address: Killylea Road, Armagh BT60 4LD, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-3752-9644

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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Does what it does fantastically well.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2016
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Shona P
Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 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 

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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 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 

Thank amckinney2365
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119 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 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 

Thank BrianArmagh
Montpellier, France
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113 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 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 

Thank williamdfr
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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 

Thank Falstaff29
Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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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 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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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.

Thank Gearoid M
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172 reviews
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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 

Thank markusTyrone
Burghausen, Germany
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Museum, "Living History" and the historic place of the old capital of Ulster, Emain Mhacha are worth more than one visit!

Thank Heidi F

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