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A Winter Journey to Meet Santa.

The Saint Patrick Centre is hosting Down Community Collective’s Winter Journey to Meet Santa this year in the Saint Patrick Centre Exhibition from Saturday 9th December.

The dates for the exhibition are:

Saturday 9th December 11am – 5pm

Wednesday 13th December 5pm – 8pm

Thursday 14th December 5pm – 8pm

Friday 15th December 5pm – 8pm

Saturday 16th December 11am – 5pm

Wednesday 20th December 5pm – 8pm

Thursday 21th December 5pm – 8pm

Friday 22th December 5pm – 8pm

Saturday 23th December 11am – 5pm

Tickets are £7 per child including present and all profits go to charity.

Bookings are made in 15 minute slots and include a walk with the elves through our frozen forest. Dont forget to bring your camera for some ‘Elfies’!!

To Book call 02844619000



Absolutely stunning!
Carmel and Patrick, Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Canada. Visitors June 2016
Inspiring and lovely sacred place - great food.
Charles and Barbara, Mt Juliet, Tennessee. Visitor April 2015
Amazing and Wonderful!
Emily Natabil, Phillippines Visitor, June 2014
Beautiful and Interesting.
J. Abraham, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Visitor May 2014.


    Adults  - £5.75                                                 Adult Groups (25 +) - £4.50

    Children - £3.50                                              Education Group - £3.50

    Concession  - £4.50                                       Auditorium Only - £3.50

    Family (2 Adults/ 2 Children) - £14.00       **Day Tours From Dublin**

Saint Patrick Centre

Saint Patrick Centre


   Opening Times



The Saint Patrick Centre Exhibition will be partly closed (IMAX still available) due to the Winter Journey to Meet Santa Exhibit from 30th November until 4th January.

All Year: Monday - Saturday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

July and August: Sunday 1.00 pm - 5 pm.

Groups - open 7 Days a week by Appointment.


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Saint Patrick's Square, Market Street, Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ

Telephone:+44 (0) 28 4461 9000

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