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The Saint Patrick Centre

Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4461 9000
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  • Excellent57%
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“gift shop” (17 reviews)
“cafe upstairs” (3 reviews)
“quiche” (2 reviews)
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Market Street, Downpatrick BT30 6LZ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4461 9000
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This convenient building just off the centre of Downpatrick houses not only the Downpatrick centre and tour, but the Downpatrick tourist office and a café and giftshop! If you're any kind of tourist to Downpatrick this place is a one-stop shop for history and information...More

Thank jessmurphy99
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We stopped here while on bus tour after leaving Belfast. Spent 1.5 hours here and had a good tour of site and thought it was really worth the stop. The gift shop was great and we bought a few items here. As it was lunch...More

Thank RamboNWAlberta
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This new facility which includes a theatre with an excellent video on St Patrick plus a restaurant is friendly, comfortable and nicely located in the town centre. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Cliff H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We visited in a Tuesday mid day. There weren't many people there. We were able to walk around and watch the videos on our own time. The staff were all very kind and made the visit even better. Next time, I would park by the...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Dr. Tim Campbell and staff have done a very interesting job of presenting the life, work and importance of Patrick in and for Ireland. It's well worth the trip. Be sure to sample the food in the café and leave time to shop in the...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

On one of our last days visiting this region we visited this great place. Full of info and great giftware. The staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Definitely one place to add to your list.

Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I organized a tour of Northern Ireland and Scotland. One of our stops was The St Patrick Center in Downpatrick. This is the only place dedicated to St Patrick. Little is known of his life. This Centre is dedicated to promoting Patrick's ideals and his...More

Thank SteveBins56308
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We were lucky enough to get a presentation from the director Tim Campbell, ahem, *Dr* Tim Campbell :-) who was quite personable. I will never forget "432" again - the year St. Patrick came to Ireland. The presentations were very good, and we enjoyed the...More

Thank FSmall
Reviewed 6 May 2017

With car park at the front door, and Downpatrick Cathedral with the site of St Patrick's grave up the hill behind it, this is well worth a visit. Good for all ages interactive experience tells you all about St Patrick's life and influence. There is...More

Thank Alastair W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Came in here with 0 expectation and was glad I did. There is a cute little cafe on the second level. Also, there is a gift shop with some really nice knitted wear. Stopped in at the tourism section and a nice lady name Una...More

Thank Matthew P
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Tina W
23 October 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Hi Tina Yes we will hold your luggage behind reception while you visit. Best wishes St Patrick Centre Team
17 August 2017|
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Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Pets are welcome in the garden but only guide dogs are allowed in the building.
27 March 2017|
Response from Tim C | Property representative |
Hi Sarah. We advise that younger children are more stimulated by the IMAX experience than the main exhibition and would suggest this would be the best way to plan a visit.