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Castles, Museums and Galleries for Family Fun Days out in Ulster


St. Kilians Heritage Centre
Built by the local community in association with the Diocese of Würzburg in southern Germany, the Heritage Centre features many relics and replicas of the saint. A well-stocked exhibition area opens onto a small video theatre where one may view a short film on the life of St. Kilian. The Centre also houses a craft shop.Find out more.
Cavan County Museum
Exhibition galleries feature unique artefacts dating from the stone age up until the twentieth century, material spanning over 6000 years of occupation in Cavan. Displays of notable interest include the Killycluggin stone and the three-faced Corleck Head, two of the most recognisable examples of Celtic spirituality in the country. Find out more.
Armagh Planetarium
Armagh Planetarium is located near the Armagh Observatory in approximately fourteen acres of landscaped grounds known as the Armagh Astropark. The Digital Theatre has been completely refurbished with the world's most advanced digital projection system, Digistar 3. Find out more.
St. Connells Museum & Heritage Centre
St. Connell's Museum and Heritage Centre, Glenties is a treasure trove of local history. The Museum includes the prison cells of the late 19th century Courthouse and has many artefacts pertaining to the famine in South West Donegal. Find out more.