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Arigna Mining Experience

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A long awaited visit!

We visited Arigna Mining Experience 5 days ago & thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Gerry, an former... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joan G
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Arigna Mining Experience- Roscommon Ireland

This was a truly enjoyable and educational experience told by a former miner tour guide. We were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Glenn K
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Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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+353 71 964 6466
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Arigna Mining Experience 5 days ago & thoroughly enjoyed the visit. Gerry, an former miner was our very knowledgeable, entertaining tour guide. He led us into the mine & explained all the processes in great detail but in layman’s language! The day to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a truly enjoyable and educational experience told by a former miner tour guide. We were able to imagine the terrible working conditions these men worked in. this tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Northern Ireland and I would recommend...More

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour. We appreciate all feedback and you taking the time to leave us your thoughts.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were lucky to have a small tour group (just us!) with our guide Gerry, a former miner from the area. I work in underground coal mining in Australia and it was great to see the differences between now and then. Gerry...More

Thank Braedon S
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour with us. The gem of our underground tour is definitely having an ex-miner as your tour guide and we are delighted to hear that this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jerry, our guide, used to work in the mines. Tour is an amazing first hand account of what mining conditions were like when he and his father were there. Great audio/visual effects! Only takes about 30-45 min to tour, but I would definitely recommend stopping...More

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you found our underground tour enjoyable. All of our tour guides are ex-miners which is definitely the gem our underground tour and we are delighted to hear that this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On September 15, 2018 my lovely Irish cousins from Roscommon took us to the mines for a tour. Our tour guide Jerry Cullen was very knowledgeable and very funny. He provided the best first hand information that gave my sister and I an entirely new...More

Thank Maggie J
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour here at AME. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to our tour guide Gerry who will be delighted to hear such positive feedback....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. I will never look at a lump of coal in the same way again,Hats off to the miners who worked the mine I could never have imagined what it would have been like and how they did this work everyday is...More

Thank tinahalpin
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour. We appreciate all feedback and you taking the time to leave us your thoughts.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a rural area but well worth the drive there an amazing view when you get there . Gerry was a great tour guide , very funny man

Thank kierah99
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long winding roads some of the most spectacular views on earth. Guided tours. Museum. Cafe. Souvenirs. Emptional visot back in time. Wheelchair access.

Thank Jacky G
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jacky, Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time at the mine. Gerry is by far the best tour gude i have ever met. As an ex miner you could really get a great sense of excitememt from him as he spoke. He really enjoys his job. He is...More

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Charlene, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour. We will be sure to pass on your kind comments to Gerry who will appreciate all your lovely feedback. Once again, thank you. We appreciate you taking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top tour guide Gerry showed us around. By far best mining experience I have been to and I've seen mines in Wales, England's France, Slovenia and Australia. Entertq8ning and very knowledgeable. Gerry, top guy!

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour and time here at AME. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your thoughts.

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Gillian T
August 1, 2018|
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Response from mallaneym | Reviewed this property |
Normally you can just walk in. But if your travelling in a large party booking would be easier.
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ItsVer0nica
July 9, 2018|
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Response from jackie f | Reviewed this property |
Arigna mines opens at 10 am , I’d say the first tour starts shortly after that if you go onto their website you’ll find all the info you need . It’s a must 👌
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RP8279
August 21, 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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