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Address: Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Interesting attraction, worth a see!

Visited Arigna mine after a night in Carraick on Shannon as it was very close by. Decided to go on a whim and did not regret it. Even for the drive to the centre alone, the view... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Arigna mine after a night in Carraick on Shannon as it was very close by. Decided to go on a whim and did not regret it. Even for the drive to the centre alone, the view was lovely. Good value for a 45 minute tour @ 10 euro. Our guide, Gerry was very friendly and despite saying that he... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an fascinating insight into the mining industry. Our guide Seamus was excellent and so knowledgeable. Suitable for kids. Make sure to go back into small exhibition and listen to the mining community story

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic way to pass a few hours on a family holiday . Arigna mining experience is truly a hidden secret , it's location and the drive along the way is picturesque ! Our children aged 9 years & 6 yrs throughly enjoyed the experience , as did Mom & Dad . It's living history and our tour guide... More 

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Thank glitterbelle
ArignaMiningExperien, Front Desk at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the museum with you and your family! We will let Gerry know of your kind words! All of the tour guides and staff work very hard to ensure that you get the best experience possible, and so we greatly appreciate your... More 

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You will definitely learn something new if you pop in to check this attraction out. All staff were very pleasant and the cafe is worth visiting. The english ( I think she is english) woman running the cafe the day we visited was very accommodating.

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Thank alanp0wer
ArignaMiningExperien, Front Desk at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and we will make sure to pass on your comments to the staff in café! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here's your chance to go into a real coal mine and hear first hand the stories from coal miners who worked there less than 20 years ago. The whole mountain is filled with mineshafts. Open all year round and a great place to visit on a rainy day!

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Thank francisreed
ArignaMiningExperien, Front Desk at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us your kind review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable day out at Arigna Mining Experience! All of the staff here work very hard to ensure you enjoy your visit, and so we appreacite you taking the time to leave us your thoughts! Best wishes, Management and staff of AME More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to hear what it was really like. Really interesting tour. Tour guide Micheal was brilliant, so good with our young son (5) . Fabulous views from the top ..... blow away the cobwebs Would highly recommend

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Thank Ainz76
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We are delighted that you enjoyed your trip. We will be sure to pass on your comments to Michael! The tour guides always make sure to include the children during their tour to keep them engaged and ensure they enjoy it as much as the adults! Kind regards, Management and... More 

ames, iowa
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146 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like WW2 vets, the miners who guide these tours will not be around forever. This was a last minute side trip, but SO worth it! Our guide Michael was knowledgeable and very approachable, with even the silliest of questions. The tea room is delightful and reasonable for a quick lunch.

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this mining exsperience very interesting , it was good to see the conditions these miners had to put up with. The tour guide was an ex miner so he spoke from personal exsperience The staff were really friendly and very helpfull Allow 2 hours for this cafe on site Worth a visit

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ArignaMiningExperien, Front Desk at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving us your thoughts on your trip to Arigna Mining Experience! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. As you have mentioned, the gem of the tour is the fact that your tour guide is an ex-miner, someone who has first-hand experience of the harsh conditions these men worked in. Kind regards, Management... More 

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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following the hill climb to the top of the mountain, being blown away by the view , had the best home made scones i have ever had, we haved an excellent tour led by Gerry who brought the whole experience to life. Highly recommend, no steps or low spots, suitable for all ages.

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Thank Cathy H
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Arigna Mining Experience. I have passed on your kind words to our Coffee shop and Geraldine the Scone baker. Thank you again for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it. More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here before, over 10 years ago but this will be the first time with our children. We weren't sure whether it would be good with our 2.5 year old, but a phone call to them reassured us it would be OK. We were taken around the mines by Gerard who was very knowledgeable and had been a... More 

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Thank Sean W
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Dear Sean, thank you very much for your kind review...I will pass it on to Gerry. More 

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