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At Arigna Mining Experience, you can learn about the valley's coal mining legacy from the 1700s through 1990. This museum is meant to preserve this land and its people's connection to energy sources, and show how this connection has shaped the region and its culture. View artifacts from 400 years of local mining before taking a guided tour of the underground site from an actual miner. Plan to visit Arigna Mining Experience during your Roscommon vacation using our convenient Roscommon day trip planner.
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Arigna Mining Experience reviews
Quality. Tour felt slightly rushed at 1/2 hr (fine really, just personal preference) and was hard to absorb everything, but very interesting and insightful nonetheless
Quality. Tour felt slightly rushed at 1/2 hr (fine really, just personal preference) and was hard to absorb everything, but very interesting and insightful nonetheless more »
We had a great time at Arigna Mines. Gerry gave us all the benefit of his first hand experience of the reality of working the mines. Very interesting tour and would highly recommend to all. Just be.... more
We had a great time at Arigna Mines. Gerry gave us all the benefit of his first hand experience of the reality of working the mines. Very interesting tour and would highly recommend to all. Just be.... more »
The experience of going into an old mine is fantastic. You get to see some of the mining gear working, in depth explanations from the guides, walk through the mine, friendly staff, great museum with loads of history of Arigna and the people who mined the coal here. There will be a video out shortly on my channel on YouTube. Its a great destination to visit. Some photos attached but make it your top destination in Roscommon. Highly recommended
We are just out of a fabulous tour of the mines. Gerry was our tour guide. He was full of information and very entertaining. The place itself is very well maintained and fully accessible to get around. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.
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