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Address: Arigna, Roscommon, Ireland
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Arigna

This was one of the most interesting tours We've ever been on. Our guide, Gerry, made it a very interesting experience and brought the visit to life. We'd highly recommend it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Really interesting tour. Fascinating walking through the tunnels. Gerry was a brilliant and informative tour guide. Well worth a visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most interesting tours We've ever been on. Our guide, Gerry, made it a very interesting experience and brought the visit to life. We'd highly recommend it.

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Pittsworth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience at Arigna today. Our guide Michael was very informative & passionate about teaching us about the history of the mine. We all thoroughly enjoyed it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Second time there as we have a holiday house locally, great enthusiasm shown by staff to explain the workings and history of the mine.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Loved our trip to Arigna Mining Experience. Our guide Jerry, who used to work in the mine, brought everything vividly to life, and made the trip a lot of fun. Highly recommended!

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Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant. Best santa experience ever. The kids loved it.... face painting, magic show, elves and of course Santa. The staff here are the best, Friendliest and most fun people you could ever meet. Remember it for next year. We will be checking out the mining experience in the spring

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your kind comments. We are delighted to hear that your visit was a pleasant one, and we look forward to your return visit in the Spring time! Thank you once again, Staff and Management of AME More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Loved we brought our kids to Arigna Santa Experience today. We had such a great day. Everybody we met from car park attendants to check-in staff to elves, Santa, Mrs Claus etc, all very friendly and added to the day. We have been to places where the staff seem jaded with the whole gig but not the case here. The... More 

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

Hi there and thank you for such a positive review of your visit to Santa's Grotto at Arigna Mining Experience! We are so delighted that you and your family enjoyed your day out. The staff and entertainment work extremely hard to create the most pleasant atmoshere for the children and their families who come to see Santa, so we are... More 

Cavan, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a brilliant day visiting Santa at Arigna Mines - well done too all the staff and elves!!!!! The event is very well organised and wonderfully done - we were a party of 1 adult, 2 children too see Santa and 2 teenagers - we ALL got gifts!!!!!! Huge big thumbs up - was so unexpected and a brilliant... More 

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Thank PaulaO103
ArignaMiningExperien, Front Desk at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments! We will make sure to pass them on to all the staff (and the elves, of course!). It is certainly a nice surprise when Santa gives the adults a little something too, we all love receiving a little gift, regardless of age! We hope that you enjoyed your presents, and that you will come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent experience, great value for money, if anything it's too cheap for what you get. Certainally It would cost twice as much in Dublin area. Adults get a nice gift also. Highly reccomend it, all the staff are really invested and only too willing to help and share their local and historic knowledge. Good entertainment before you join the queue... More 

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

Thank you so much for leaving us a review from your experience of Santa Underground! We really appreciate your kind comments. All of the staff work very hard throughout the Christmas period to ensure that the experience is most enjoyable for both the children, but also the adults of course! We wish you a very merry christmas and a happy... More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went to see Santa in the Arigna Mines with my 2 toddler daughters at the weekend.. it was an excellent experience. They absolutely loved it. Santa was fantastic and the staff there were exceptional. There was also a little gift for the adults and the additional entertainment like Bozo the clown and Barney was fantastic. I would highly recommend this... More 

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

Hi, Thank you of your review of your visit to our 'Santa Underground' experience. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed the experience as much as we the staff enjoy putting the event together. I would like to wish you and your family a very happy christmas and best wishes for 2017. Regards, Valerie More 

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