Emain Macha…
from where the ancient Kings of Ulster ruled…

As one of Ireland’s most important archaeological sites, the legendary Emain Macha home of the famous Red Branch Knights and Ulster Cycle of tales is a place were myth and reality meet.

  •  A condensed exhibition looking at the background of Navan in a local and national context.
  •  Audio visual show bringing the Myths & Legends of the Ulster Cycle to life.
  •  Outstanding Archaeology Discovery Room where you can bring archaeology alive to understand the history of Navan.
  • A site self-guided map for your visit to Navan Fort, or weather permitting, a fully guided tour to the site.

Relax in Navan Coffee Shop- tempting your tastebuds with traditional fayre.


Experience traditional blacksmithing skills on selected dates throughout September
As an addition to the living history experience in the Iron Age Dwelling, meet with the Celtic blacksmith and learn about the processes involved.
The blacksmith will also pass on his knowledge about all things forge related! A great way to experience history first hand.  The first chance to experience this new and exciting offer is on Tuesday 13th – Friday 16th September. Also available on 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 27th, 28th, 29th & 30th September.  Normal Centre admission charges apply.


The Navan Centre and Fort 2016 Brochure

Link to download Navan Fort and Centre Guide 2016

To view the online version of the Navan Centre and Fort 2016 Brochure click here.


Contact Us

The Centre operates year round and has both indoor and outdoor activities please bring outdoor footwear and clothing if it’s wet. For further details please contact:

Navan Centre & Fort
81 Killylea Road, Armagh. BT60 4LD

t: +44 (0) 28 3752 9644
f: +44 (0) 28 3752 6431
textphone users: 18001 3752 9644

e: navan@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk


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