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Dome Shows 15th - 18th Nov

On weekdays (Tuesday-Friday) we run one show per day:

From the 19th Nov we will begin our Christmas programme. Please see below.

Astronaut

Dome Show

14:00
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Christmas Dome Show (Tues - Fri)

On weekdays (Tuesday-Friday) from the 22nd Dec – 16th Dec we are running one show per day:

  • 2pm: Mystery of the Christmas Star

Mystery of the Christmas Star

Dome Show

14:00
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Christmas Dome Shows

The full list of dome shows runs:

  • Weekends from the 19th Nov
  • 20th – 23rd Dec

Please note we will be closed on the 24th, 25th & 26th December

Our Solar System

Live family dome show

10:30
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Mystery of the Christmas Star

Dome show

12:30
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Perfect Little Planet

Family dome show

15:00
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Mission Santa

Please note we only have availability for our 9.30am Mission Santa Sessions.

It’s a real Code Red! Join our E.L.F. crew on Mission Santa and blast off on a Christmas adventure. Your out-of-this-world adventure will include:

  • Admission to “The Alien Who stole Christmas” full-dome show in the star dome theatre
  • Help save Santa inside mission control during a theatrical show, along with a visit to see Santa!
  • A present for each child
  • A printed family photograph

Each mission will last up to 90 minutes. Please ensure you arrive at least 15 min before your show start time as shows start promptly. Pre-booking is essential!

Mission Santa

Special Christmas Event

Nov–Dec
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Star Trackers (Observing Evenings)

Star Tracker Evenings at Armagh Observatory and Planetarium are back!

24th November – Astronomer Talk, Dome show & Stargazing 

14th December 2022 – Apollo 17 50th Anniversary: Talk, Dome show & Stargazing 

26th January 2023 – Talk, Dome show & Stargazing

Observing through telescopes is subject to weather conditions

Star Tracker Evening

Live Stargazing

19:00
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Upcoming Music Events

We’re running evening music shows as well as special live music events!

Thus She Shall Go to the Stars - Jessie Kennedy with the Celestial Strings

Live Music Event

25th Nov @ 19:00
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Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

Music dome show

8th, 15th and 29th Dec @ 19:00
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Queen: From Mercury with Love

Music dome show

29th Dec @ 18:00
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Observatory Tours

Book in for our Georgian Day Observatory Tours on the 26th and 27th Nov.
Tours last approx. 90 mins.
Tour start times: 13:00 and 15:00

We also offer different tours as well as group bookings: contact us if you would like to organise a tour for your group or family.

Georgian Day Observatory Tours

Observatory Tour

26th & 27th Nov
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Legendary Telescope Tours

Arranged upon request

VIP tours

Arranged upon request

£300.00

Dome Shows 27th Dec 2022 - 12th Feb 2023

From the 27th Dec – 30th Dec 2022 we will have our full listing of Dome Shows.

Please note, we are closed from the 31st Dec 2022 to the 2nd January.

From Tues the 3rd Jan 2023:

On weekdays (Tuesday-Friday) we run one show per day:

On weekends:

  • We will have our full listing of dome shows

Astronaut George

Toddler dome show

10:30
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Perfect Little Planet

Family dome show

11:00
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Our Solar System

Live family dome show

12:00
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Look Up

Live dome show

13:00
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Explore

Dome show

14:00
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Accidental Astronauts

Family dome show

15:00
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We are Aliens!

Dome show

16:00
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