To make Christmas memorable this festive season, enjoy a trip to Armagh Observatory and Planetarium to experience one of its out-of-this-world Dome Shows.

Experience the festive and captivating, “Mystery of the Christmas Star”, which takes you on a journey back over 2000 years to Bethlehem, in a bid to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find baby Jesus. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is a truly magical show to be enjoyed by all ages. It is shown weekdays and weekends from 20th November – 23rd December.

For the music lovers, enjoy the hits of one of the greatest bands, U2 -The full Dome Music Experience. This is the first-ever full dome production featuring U2’s timeless classics and modern hits with abstract images and art on the dome. Songs including, “Where the Streets Have No Name”, “With or Without You”, “Beautiful Day”, “Mysterious Ways” and many more. These classic songs will be played alongside full graphic dome sequences. You have heard the band, now you can see the music like never before! The show is on 2nd , 9th & 16th December. Tickets are £12 per person.

Or why not go for the Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon Music Experience. Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features the 1973 album The Dark Side of the Moon in explosive surround sound. With spellbinding abstract projections on the dome, audiences will be surrounded to create a truly astonishing experience. The show is being screened 2nd , 9th, 16th  & 30th December. Tickets are £12 per person.

All Dome Shows are showcased in the Planetarium, utilising our state of the art Digistar 7 projection technology, in an immersive 360-degree screening.

For a full list of shows and to book now, purchase online at and click on “Book Now”.


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