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The Armagh Astropark

College Hill, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 9DG

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About this venue

Discover the mysteries of the Universe when you visit this Planetarium's Star-Theatre, where digital projectors allow visitors to time travel through the galaxies.

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Introduction

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    • The walk starts at the Armagh Observatory and finishes at the Armagh Planetarium.
    • As you walk around the park there are 7 exhibits to see.
    • These consist of Human Orrery, Met Station, Solar System, Hyper Cube, Hill of Infinity, Stone Calendar and Phenology Garden.

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Armagh.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Portadown.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located between the Planetarium and the Astropark.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 460cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 1in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is shared with the Astropark and Armagh Observatory.

Access Point (Car Park to Astro Park)

  • Access Point View
    • This information is for the access point located to the rear of the car park.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is no gate at this access point.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located leading from the car park up into the astro park.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have tarmac, concrete and gravel surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)