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Arigna Mining Experience

Category: Families, Rainy Day, Sightseeing

Type: Visitor Centres, Tours, General Attractions

Arigna
Co Roscommon
Tel: +353 71 964 6466

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

Provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990.

Arigna Mining Experience

The Arigna Mining Experience Centre provides visitors with a unique insight into what coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley, since its beginning in the 1700's until closure in 1990.

During the underground tour, visitors will experience what it was like to work in some of the narrowest coal seams in the western world. The tour which lasts 45 minutes brings visitors to the mines coalface where the methods used to extract the coal are demonstrated. Lighting and sound effects throughout the mine, add to the reality to the experience.

Opening Time:

Open all Year (except 2 weeks at Christmas). Daily: 10am-5pm. Last tour 5pm. Tours suspended for 3 weeks in December due to Santa’s Grotto

Admission Charge:

Adult: €10 / OAP/Student: €8 / Child €6 / Family: €28 (2A + 2C), €33 (2A + 3C), €38 (2A + 4C)
Arigna Mining Experience - Arigna County Roscommon Ireland
Arigna Mining Experience - Arigna County Roscommon Ireland
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Situated at the top of ‘Arigna mountain’ overlooking scenic Lough Allen

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