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Address: Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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+353 71 964 6466
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Truely Amazing Experience

Went on a trip to Arigna last Wednesday as part of a group tour for a Tourism course we are doing in Castlerea. Our tour guide was just so passionate and informative made the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Roscommon, Ireland
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Roscommon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went on a trip to Arigna last Wednesday as part of a group tour for a Tourism course we are doing in Castlerea. Our tour guide was just so passionate and informative made the experience even more enjoyable. Have always meant to go at some stage over the years and never did but will definitely be back again would recommend... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

an excellent well planned tour. very interesting. Well explained. Lovely coffee shop and superb views

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Thank Diane W
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was out for a spin on the motorcycle when I came across this place. Went in out of curiosity and was pleasantly surprised. It has a little cafe and exhibition which is free or you can take the tour inside the mine which you shouldn't miss. It's a great insight into the conditions the miners worked in. It lasts... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit, and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us your comments. Best, Managament and staff at AME More 

Roscommon, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very interesting experience and the fact that the exminers give the tour of the mines makes it "fantastic". I have been there three times this year with visitors who really enjoyed their visit.

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

Great to hear... A true friend of the Mining Experience. More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made very welcome and had the tour led by former miner Gerry. He was excellent and in particular he handled the young children there very well. An absolute fount of knowledge. Brought us to realise just how tough mining was. We will be back in June.

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Thank Frank D
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you Frank. Glad you had a good Experience. More 

Ireland
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took a trip to the arigna mines and found it a very interesting and worthwhile experience. Our tour guide Gerry was excellent and having worked in the mines himself he was a 'mine' of information about the place!well worth a visit

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

Thank you very much. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Roscommon for the weekend and found this on trip advisor. So glad we did! The tour was so great and personal it was so interesting hearing about the past from Michael. He is such a gent! This is a great idea for something to do. Well worth the money!

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

Thank you very much. Glad you had a good weekend! More 

Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place and very interesting. Takes about an hour total and tours are given by former miners. Must see.

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

Thank you for your kind review. Hope to have you back soon. More 

Dublin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic experience. To be able to actually go into a mine with a former miner and ask questions on what life was like working there is a brilliant way to spend the afternoon. Absolutely brilliant. Hats off again to Gerry

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

Glad you enjoyed the experience and chat...Thank you for your review. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited the mine as we were in the area and saw several signs for it. The drive to it and the view of the valley itself was worth the trip out of our way. Our tour guide, Seamus, was very friendly and approachable, and it was very clear he could answer any question we may have and explain things... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Arigna Mining Experience. We are delighted that even by change you happened on us and that you found you visit and underground tour so enjoyable. We are so grateful to have the wonderful first hand knowledge of our tour guides and it is lovely that our visitors really appreciate... More 

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