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Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore! Let the team at Glengowla Mines lead you on a journey of discovery of how lead and silver were mined from the roots of the...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Glengowla East | County Galway, H91 PX22, Oughterard, Ireland
All reviewsgift shoppanning for goldthe ownerwell worth a visitpan for goldlittle gemworking farmsheep herdinghard hatsfamily runall agesexcellent tourfantastic visitadults and childrenmine shaftfools goldvisited today
We turned up on a quiet Tuesday to see the mine, and we are very glad we did!
Our guide (John, I believe) clearly has so much interest and passion for the place. His tour was full of history, human interest, geological knowledge, and personal...More
We had a great time exploring the mines with Jonathan the guide. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about the topic. The surroundings are fantastic and the gold panning activity outside the mine was super fun for the kids :) thank you for a fantastic...More
We recently took a tour of the Glengowla Mine! Our tour guide for the visit was Tom! He was informative, funny and had the best story's ever! Tom had passion for this role and he brought the tour alive! We were not sure what to...More
This is a most interesting tour. It’s not long but it’s very informative. They are very helpful people too. We happened to arrive a few minutes after a tour started and the gentleman at the cash asked the tour guide to wait for us! The...More