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St. Patrick Centre

St. Patrick Centre Review

For some hard facts concerning the patron saint of Ireland, visit the interactive exhibits of St. Patrick Centre, where the ancient myths and stories of early Christian Ireland are brought to life. You can explore how St. Patrick's legacy developed in Early Christian times and examine the art and metalwork that was produced during this golden age. Interpretative boards also outline local sites linked with the saint. The Grove gift store exhibits jewelry, textiles, photographs, sculpture, and paintings by local artists and craftsmen. After lunch at Daisy's Café, browse through the gift shop and buy your own crock of shamrock. The center also includes an art gallery, terraced gardens, and a tourist information kiosk.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 53A Lower Market St., Downpatrick, BT30 6LZ
  • Phone: 028/4461–9000
  • Cost: £5.50
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 9–5; July and Aug., Sun. 1–5.
  • Website:
  • Location: Downpatrick
Updated: 02-15-2013

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