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The Navan Centre and Fort

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81 Killylea Road, Armagh, County Armagh,
T: (028) 3752 9644

Visit the Navan Centre, which interprets one of Ireland's most important ancient monuments.

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 an exhibition with 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 at Navan fun and laughter everyday. (Available April - September)

The Centre offers so much for children, its perfect for any age. You can:
•Dress up in Celtic costumes before experiencing life as a Celt
•Bring archaeology to life by digging in the archeo-pit
•Complete the Navan Fort trail to get a prize at the end
•Enjoy the Archaeology Discovery Room and play in the outdoor activity area on the massive Wolfhound play piece

Exhibitions are multilingual.

**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.