Learn while having fun!

Our knowledgeable and friendly staff welcome thousands of students from all over to our stunning Centre every year. Your visit to The Saint Patrick Centre will include a guided Exhibition Tour, IMax Cinema with 180 degree flight around Ireland and one of our three activities shown below as part of your visit.

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Drama Workshops

Re-live the story of Ireland’s Patron Saint with our professional actor. Grab a script, get dressed up and take on all of the roles of the characters in Patrick’s life.

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Celtic Craft Workshop

Create and take home your own Celtic designs and Crafts with our professional artist.

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Viking Workshop

Meet the Viking, learn about how they lived, fought & died before participating in a Viking drama.

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Education booking information:

Group Rate

Student £6.50

Teacher places free


Coach parking available

Adapted toilets located on site

Guide dogs permitted

Drive Time

Belfast: 40 minutes

Newry: 40 minutes

Armagh: 75 minutes

Extra Information

Refreshments: Cafe open daily

Shopping: Special pocket money section in shop.

Facilities at Centre

Easy access to all areas

Separate lunch room

Enclosed gardens with seating

Secure location

Risk assessments and Child Protection Policy provided

Find Us

The Saint Patrick Centre,
Saint Patrick’s Square,
Market Street, Downpatrick,
BT30 6LZ

Opening hours
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm
9am - 5pm July/August