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Arigna Mining Experience

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Beautiful place lovely to see it.

Beautiful place lovely to see it, kids enjoyed it, we went to see santa had something to eat in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
655ross
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Roscommon, Ireland
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A unique experience

Arigna Mining Experience is among the best tours I've ever done. Excellent detail, beginning with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MarkF3
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place lovely to see it, kids enjoyed it, we went to see santa had something to eat in the café food is lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 655ross
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arigna Mining Experience is among the best tours I've ever done. Excellent detail, beginning with a DVD showing actual footage of some of the last miners to have extracted coal from Arigna. The tour begins with the history of the mines being recounted by Gerard,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkF3
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark, thank you so much for taking the time leave such a generous review of Arigna Mining Experience. We really appreciate the positive feedback and are delighted that your visit was enjoyable. We will be sure to pass your compliments along to Gerard.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb experience from start to finish. Loved the guide who was an ex miner himself and gave us a great insight to what life was really like working there with no sugar coating or BS. I had a new appreciation of how hard these great...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin1982_12
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for your kind, informative review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour here at AME. Having an ex miner as your tour guide definitely is the gem of our underground tour, sharing their personal anecdotes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful experience, very well organised and presented - with an excellent local guide - and a gorgeous drive along scenic roads to get there!

Date of experience: December 2018
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your underground tour with us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well done Arigna Mining Experience. Santa was a wonderful afternoon for us and the kids. The presents were good and they even had a present for Mammy and daddy. The shows after seeing Santy were brilliant. The kids were laughing their heads off. We spent...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cathal H
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cathal, thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review. We are delighted that you and your family had such an enjoyable experience visiting Santa. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

had an excellent day great to see a piece of Irish history tour guide was very informative great knowledge of the mine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wolis2010
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted you had an enjoyable visit with us.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

We traveled from Virginia (kids 11 & 10) -bit of a trek but wow, what an amazing day. The local community have created an experience that epitomizes all that Christmas should be - kindness, fun, sharing, glitter and magic. The center was spotless, every Elf...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hello, thank you for your very kind review, we are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable experience and that your kids enjoyed Santa. We wish you all a very happy Christmas.

Reviewed 9 December 2018

A really fantastic afternoon. Well worth visiting Santa’s Underground Grotto. The whole place is beautifully decorated with lovely lights everywhere especially in the tunnel to see Santa. Great gifts for the kids and gifts for Mams & dads too. Two shows to entertain kids, face...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rainbow429
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience and that the kids had a good time visiting Santa. We hope you and your family have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place with lovely staff. All characters from start to finish interacted with the kids. Great value and something for all the family. Money well spent and kids got really good quality presents. Well done to all involved. Will definitely be returning next year. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fiona M
ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a kind review. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable experience and that the kids enjoyed their visit with Santa. We hope you and your family have a great Christmas.

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful Christmas experience. No delays queuing, friendly staff, 80 mins of fun for the family, great gifts and the decor of the tunnels is worth seeing. This is great value for money. Can not recommend it enough. 4 different venues...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Thank you very much Bryan, we appreciate you taking the time to post such a generous review. We are delighted to hear you had such an enjoyable experience and that the kids enjoyed visiting Santa. We hope you and your family have a lovely Christmas.

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Kristensley
1 January 2019|
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Response from Buddy1961 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the mines are open all year round but this time of the year it's best to wear warm clothing as it gets a bit chilly and damp down in the mines. Well worth a visit though.
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Gillian T
1 August 2018|
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Response from mallaneym | Reviewed this property |
Normally you can just walk in. But if your travelling in a large party booking would be easier.
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ItsVer0nica
9 July 2018|
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Response from jackie f | Reviewed this property |
Arigna mines opens at 10 am , I’d say the first tour starts shortly after that if you go onto their website you’ll find all the info you need . It’s a must 👌
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