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Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 71 964 6466
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Had a great tour, our guide Gerard very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Gift shop had a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
_staffihugs
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience

We had a wonderful visit today. Everyone was extremely polite and helpful. Our guide Gerard was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert J
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna | Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great tour, our guide Gerard very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Gift shop had a great selection of items and reasonably priced. The entrance was all lit up with lights and looked lovely.Beautiful views from here, well worth a visit.

Thank _staffihugs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit today. Everyone was extremely polite and helpful. Our guide Gerard was very informational and friendly. The price was cheap and well worth the money spent. The only funding they receive is the money people spend on the tours, so go...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the mines on a cold November afternoon and I was pleased to discover that the mines are at a constant 10c, so 8c warmer than outside! After a short video that plays on a loop, and a walk around the small exhibition we were...More

Thank dgolf05
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, many thanks for posting your review. It's a rare day for the mine to be warmer than outside! Usually we're recommending an extra layer for all our visitors! We will be passing on your kind feedback to Mick, he'll be happy to hear you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its hard to find the right words to explain just how educational an experience this guided tour of the Arigna Mines proved to be. I myself have no background in mining but this brought to life the human experience of being a miner. The sheer...More

Thank Caroline936
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Caroline, thank you for your well considered review. We very much appreciate the time and attention you have given it. We will also be showing it to Gerry and he too will appreciate it. We try to offer an interesting and informative tour to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience would highly recommend a visit.Our tour guide was superb ,extremely interesting and as he was an ex miner he was able to describe in detail the life of a miner,and what a tough life it was!!Lovely cafe for a bite to eat and...More

Thank kathleenmacdonald
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kathleen, it's wonderful to get your positive response to your visit, and we agree entirely, the first hand knowledge of the guides as ex-miners really emphasises the life and conditions. Many thanks for taking the time to review us and we will aslo pass...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great trip, very informative, educational and friendly staff. Those miners carried out day and dayout

Thank Thomas S
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, we're very pleased to hear you found our underground experience informative and educational, many thanks, and also on behalf of the staff, we appreciate your kind comments. :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful tour. The tour is given by ex miners who worked at the mine so you really do get a true idea of what their working conditions were like. It's very interesting and we would highly recommend a visit to this...More

Thank BJDublin
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, and would recommend us, a wonderful compliment to receive! Many thanks for leaving us a review and we appreciate your understanding relating to the current preparations for our Christmas Experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great insight into local history. Gerry former minor gave a great yarn and tales about the mine. Made feel very welcoming. We had tea and warm scone on site while trying to make out an outstanding view. Only the mist came to spoil it. Lovely...More

Thank Dloweforeplay
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review of our attraction, it is much appreciated! We will pass on your kind comments to Gerry, he'll be very happy to hear them. :)

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour which was given by Gerry, an ex-miner. It was fantastic to experience the conditions these men worked in, and to have a tour guide with first hand experience made it really fascinating! I’ll be recommending this to any friends or...More

Thank Amy C
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amy, Gerry will be very happy to hear you enjoyed his tour! We will be sure to pass along your comments to him. The trails are all part of the Miners Way & Historical Trail which has a total length of over 100km with...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited Arigna Mining Experience while on a mid-term break trip to Leitrim with the children. I thought it would be an interesting and worthwhile visit for the children. It was fascinating to learn that only thirty years ago, men were lying on the flat...More

Thank Joanna O
ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hi Joanna, it's a steady 10-11 degrees in the mine so yes, definitely we also advise the extra layer! We're very happy to receive your five star review and really glad the children enjoyed the tour, all the guides do their best to make it...More

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RP8279
21 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Morning we do not charge under 5 year olds as it may be above their understanding but we have lots of families who visit. you can bring your buggy on the underground tour. it is a constant 11 degrees centigrade so an... More
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Stephanie I
7 August 2017|
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Response from ArignaMiningExperien | Property representative |
Good Afternoon it is possible to do a section of the miners way but there is quite a lot of hill walking on this walk. Walking boots would be required as it can be quite wet at times. regards Margaret
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my4b0ys
10 March 2017|
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Response from johnlally2015 | Reviewed this property |
It is well worth the trip my4boys head from Carrick on Shannon its well signposted and not far enjoy :)
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