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Star Tracker Evenings Nov-Mar

Join Armagh Observatory and Planetarium for an evening of Star Tracking. Enjoy a Digital Theatre show chosen by our Director Prof. Michael Burton and weather permitting be fascinated by the views of the Night Sky and the Moon through our 12 inch telescope. There will also be astromony talks in our Copernicus Hall. Spaces are […]

Potions and Explosions Live Science Show

Join Scientific Sue for a special Halloween themed “Potions and Explosions” live science show at the Arrmaggh Planetscarium on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd November 2018. Prepare yourself for lots of explosions, mess, fun but more importantly learning! Lots of audience participation will be needed in this show. Each show lasts approx. 60mins where fun […]

A Murder Mystery at Armagh Observatory

It is 1823 and the director of the Armagh Observatory, Rev William Davenport, has sadly passed away. Interim director Hamilton Spencer is excited by a piece of good fortune that has landed in his lap. A meteorite has struck in the Observatory’s grounds and it may be the boost the interim director needs to secure his position. But all is […]

Extra Shows for Good Relations Week: 18 September 2018

Armagh Observatory and Planetarium will have extra shows on Tuesday 18 September 2018 in conjunction with Good Relations Week. This year, the theme for the week is: Then, Now… Next? Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary of opening in May, we invite you to look at how far we have come and how technology has advanced […]