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The Saint Patrick Centre

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53A Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ
The Saint Patrick Centre

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The Saint Patrick Centre is the only permanent exhibition in the World about Ireland’s Patron Saint. The History of Ireland starts here in Patrick’s words, which guide you through our amazing multimedia exhibition. Located 2 Hours north of Dublin and 35 minutes south of Belfast beside Saint Patrick’s Grave with a fantastic Craft Store and incredible Garden Cafe. This needs to be your first stop in Ireland.

Cafe, shop, conference facilities and art gallery.


For information on the St. Patrick Centre, please visit www.saintpatrickcentre.com

Winner of NI’s Most Innovative Business (Small) at Tourism Northern Ireland's Giant Spirit Awards 2022.

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Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Italian audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Catering

  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs accepted by arrangement

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£5.75 activity
Child£3.50 activity
Concession£4.50 activity
Family (2 adults 2 children)£14.00 activity

Adult Groups- £4.50
(25 or more)
Education Groups- £3.50
(25 or more)
Auditorium Only- £3.50

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Downpatrick Visitor Information CentreDownpatrick Visitor Information Centre, DownpatrickWelcome to Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre. Conveniently situated in the St Patrick Centre, Market Street, Downpatrick our Visitor Information Centre offers high quality literature and information.

The Garden Cafe, DownpatrickDine out with a spectacular view at Downpatrick’s only roof top terrace with a stunning garden backdrop. Enjoy the finest freshly cooked food using the finest local ingredients in Downpatrick’s hidden gem.

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Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday09:00 - 17:00

* Open Sundays July and August

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Downpatrick Visitor Information CentreDownpatrick Visitor Information Centre, DownpatrickWelcome to Downpatrick Visitor Information Centre. Conveniently situated in the St Patrick Centre, Market Street, Downpatrick our Visitor Information Centre offers high quality literature and information.

The Garden Cafe, DownpatrickDine out with a spectacular view at Downpatrick’s only roof top terrace with a stunning garden backdrop. Enjoy the finest freshly cooked food using the finest local ingredients in Downpatrick’s hidden gem.

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