The Arigna Mining Experience appeals to those looking for a day out with a difference. The visitor centre preserves the energy heritage of this area and gives an insight into coal mining life as it was in the Arigna Valley for centuries.
With a former miner as your tour guide, the visit includes a DVD presentation, a photographic exhibition, an exhibit area and a tour to the mine’s coal face where lighting and sound effects add to the experience.
The Arigna Mining Experience is a fully accessible, all-weather facility. It is close to Sligo, Leitrim and Fermanagh.
Open Daily Year Round
See the website for opening times.
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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