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Armagh Planetarium has a range of shows suitable for all the family. Tickets must be collected thirty minutes before the show commences and tickets for all shows must be pre-booked Telephone 028 3752 3689. Late visitors cannot be admitted to the theatre after a show has commenced.
Due to the darkness and sound levels some shows are only suitable for children of six years and above. Children under six years old will not be permitted to these shows. Please check the show descriptions (see below) for age ranges. All
visitors must collect tickets 30 minutes before show time.
 
         
       

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"BEYOND THE BLUE: A Stargazing Journey"

( live presenter-led show)

AGE restrictions apply: NO ENTRY FOR CHILDREN UNDER SIX YEARS OLD

Produced by Armagh Planetarium "Beyond the Blue" is a seasonal tour around the night sky as seen from Ireland. Let our presenters guide you through the beautiful objects and constellations seen at this time of year. This presentation also shows you how to identify meteorites and is ideal for anyone starting out in astronomy or interested in learning about what can be seen in the night sky.

Live presenter-led full dome show : Duration 30 mins

         
         
         
       

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"PERFECT LITTLE PLANET"

no AGE restrictions - suitable for family audiences

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Imagine you could take the ultimate space vacation — where would you go to find that ideal place?  In “Perfect Little Planet,” a family from another star system is doing just that , looking for the perfect vacation spot as they travel through our Solar System. Join them and see the Solar System from a distinctly different point of view. Soar over the surface of Pluto, dive down the ice cliffs of Uranus’ moon Miranda at breath-taking speeds, sail through the beautiful rings of Saturn and dare the ferocious lightning storms at Jupiter!

Full Dome show : Duration 20 mins

         
         
         
       

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"SUN, MOON & STARS"
( live presenter-led show for children)

This is a lively interactive show designed to introduce children to our Sun, Moon and stars. Children will also learn about the other moons of our Solar System and are introduced to the many animal constellations in the night sky.

no AGE restrictions - suitable for family audiences

Live presenter-led full dome show : Duration 25 mins

         
         
         
       

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"Back To The Moon For Good"

AGE restrictions apply: NO ENTRY FOR CHILDREN UNDER SIX YEARS OLD

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Immerse yourself in a race to return to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Learn about the Moon's resources and discover what humanity's future on the Moon might hold. Narrated by Tim Allen, Back To The Moon For Good presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires.

Live Full Dome show : Duration 25 mins (view trailer)

         
         
         
       

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"WE ARE ALIENS!"

AGE restrictions apply: NO ENTRY FOR CHILDREN UNDER SIX YEARS OLD

This show is narrated by Rupert Grint

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'We are Aliens!' Is the story of the most important journey humankind has ever undertaken, the search to discover if we are alone in the Universe.

Explore how our understanding of life on Earth guides the hunt for alien life elsewhere in the Universe, in this exciting new planetarium show narrated by Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley in Harry Potter). The show offers an immersive experience that perfectly balances scientific understanding with family entertainment.

Full Dome Animation: Duration 25 mins

         
         
         
       

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"Little Yellow Star"
Free live nursery age show with a presenter to guide your little ones!

no AGE restrictions - suitable for pre-school children

Specially produced by Armagh Planetarium, 'The Little Yellow Star' is a new show aimed at pre-school aged children. Join the Little Yellow Star on his adventure in the night sky, meeting many of the wonderful animals who make up the star patterns.

This is a free show designed to introduce pre-school children to the stars and constellations in a fun way
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Live presenter-led full dome show
Presenter led: Duration 15 mins

         
         
Armagh Planetarium reserves the right to change the show programme at short notice.