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“A must see!”

Arigna Mining Experience
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Roscommon
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We were in Roscommon for the weekend and found this on trip advisor. So glad we did! The tour was so great and personal it was so interesting hearing about the past from Michael. He is such a gent! This is a great idea for something to do. Well worth the money!

Thank WhosWatching W
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you very much. Glad you had a good weekend!

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great place and very interesting. Takes about an hour total and tours are given by former miners. Must see.

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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for your kind review. Hope to have you back soon.

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Fantastic experience. To be able to actually go into a mine with a former miner and ask questions on what life was like working there is a brilliant way to spend the afternoon. Absolutely brilliant. Hats off again to Gerry

Thank johnlally2015
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ArignaMiningExperien, Receptionist at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Glad you enjoyed the experience and chat...Thank you for your review.

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited the mine as we were in the area and saw several signs for it. The drive to it and the view of the valley itself was worth the trip out of our way. Our tour guide, Seamus, was very friendly and approachable, and it was very clear he could answer any question we may have and explain things in easy to understand terms due to his mining past. I think it is a fantastic touch that all the guides are ex-miners. The mine itself remains as it would have when mining was going ahead, however along the tour there were adjustments made to the excavations to make viewing easier and this was done very sympathetically and very well for visitors.

Thank Clodagh H
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Arigna Mining Experience. We are delighted that even by change you happened on us and that you found you visit and underground tour so enjoyable. We are so grateful to have the wonderful first hand knowledge of our tour guides and it is lovely that our visitors really appreciate this also. i will pass on your kind review to Seamus for him to enjoy!

Regards and thank you again Margaret

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday evening with my partner. Enjoyed the experience immensely and would definitely recommend. Our guide was Gerry, an ex worker of the mines and his tour was very informative and gave a genuine insight into the hard graft that was a part of every day for the miners. His knowledge of all things mine related ; science, history, geology, and all the local craic was second to none and I'll be recommending the experience to friends and family. Many thanks

Thank Niall M
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ArignaMiningExperien, Reception at Arigna Mining Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us and we really appreciate your great comments on your visit to Arigna Mining Experience. i will be sure to pass on your review and recommendation to Gerry. Thank you for the feedback we always appreciate it. Regards Margaret

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