The Navan Centre

June 2014: The Navan Centre is delighted to have been awarded Family Visitor Attraction of the Year (Small) at the 2014 ni4kids Family Awards, as well as a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor.

The Navan Centre interprets one of Ireland’s most important ancient monuments, Navan Fort, the ancient capital and seat of the Kings of Ulster.

The Navan Centre offers visitors a unique appreciation of the history of the area through a stimulating exhibition packed full of information, artifacts and hands on activities for all the family. Enjoy the myths and legends of the Ulster Cycle in the vibrant audio visual show...Witness the Celtic Characters bring history to life in the Iron Age/Early Christian period dwelling with demonstrations of cooking, weaving, farming and much more… Finally, take a guided walk to the Navan Fort and be transported along the path of history.

For the Kids @ Navan … and laughter everyday.

The Centre offers so much for children, its perfect for any age. You can:
• Experience life as a Celt with our dressing up costumes
• 'Dig' into the past in our archeo-pit - find bones, coins etc
• Try your hand at some of our Celtic activities making shields, swords, brooches, necklaces possibly even a little clay pig to take home!
• Complete the Navan trail to get a prize at the end
• Touch history with our feely boxes if you dare
• Make your very own badge to take home as a gift or simply to remember your visit
• Birthday party packages for 6 -11 year olds, including themed activities and a craft workshop. Minimum 8, maximum 16 children

Exhibitions are multilingual.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.


Winter 2014
Adult £5.15, Child £3.10, Family £15, Extra £1.30, Senior £3.85, Student £3.85

Summer 2014 (1st April - 30th September)
Adult £6.20, Child £4.10, Family £17, Extra £2.85, Senior £5.15, Student £5.15

Group: Adult / Senior / Student £4.90

Opening times:

Summer Opening: 1st April - 30th September, Mon -Sun 10am - 6.30pm. Last admission 5:00pm.
Winter Opening: 1st October - 31st March, Mon - Sun 10am - 4pm. Last admission 3.00pm.
Other times by arrangement for tour groups or educational visits.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Armagh Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

A28, 4 miles from Armagh City.
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