The Arigna Mining Experience will appeal to those looking for a day out with a difference. Now a popular tourist spot, the visitor centre preserves the energy heritage of this area, and allows visitors an insight into coal mining life as it was in the Arigna Valley for centuries.With an ex-Miner as your tour-guide, the visit to the museum includes a DVD presentation, a photographic exhibition, an exhibit area and an underground tour to the mine’s coal face where lighting and sound effects add to the reality of the experience. The centre is fully accessible and is an all-weather facility.
The Arigna Mining Experience and its world-class tour is close to the borders of Sligo and Leitrim.
Open Daily Year Round
Open 7 days a week 10:00 – 17:00
Last admission: 16:00h
Visit duration: approx. 90 minutes
Admission Prices 2019:
Senior (aged 65+): €8.00
Student (with valid ID): €8.00
Family (2+3): €33.00
Groups 20+: €7.00pp
LANGUAGES: Leaflets and guided tours available in English, French and German.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Café on-site serving hot and cold snacks, light lunches and speciality coffees.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling local crafts, Irish themed souvenirs and mining, rock and mineral souvenirs.
PARKING: Free car and coach parking on-site.
ACCESSIBILITY: Fully wheelchair accessible with accessible toilets.
GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 20 people). Pre-booking required.
19km from Carrick-on-Shannon (R280), 40km from Sligo (R284),
55km from Enniskillen,
145km from Galway (via Boyle)
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
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