Arigna Mining Experience

Arigna, Carrick-on-Shannon

Arigna Mining Experience: Family Entry for €14 (50% Off)

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Highlights

Explore underground tunnels and learn about life working down the Arigna mines

About This Deal

The Deal

Arigna Mining Experience invites groups to descend into the 300-year past of the mines, imparting an in-depth insight into the history of coal production. Audio and lighting effects enhance the subterranean surroundings as tour guides recount their first-hand experiences of conditions at the coal face. The 55-minute tour also entails demonstrations of the mining techniques and safety measures once carried out by workers. The site’s exhibition space delves into the details of geological systems, energy production and renewable sources. During their visit, guests can also browse the gift shop or stop for a bite to eat at the cafe.



Reviews

TripAdvisor (130 Reviews)

Reviews have unearthed a full 5/5 stars on TripAdvisor. Users praised the detailed information provided by the ex-miners, and found the experience very insightful. Praise was also directed at the site’s cafe, and its rhubarb tart in particular.

The mine has carved itself a significant presence on social media, with nearly 2,000 likes on Facebook and over 700 followers on Twitter.

Details verified 17 June 2014.

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Fine Print

Validity: Expires 90 days after purchase (Excl. 29-30 November; 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 and 24-29 December 2014).
Purchase: Limit 1 per family. May buy 2 additional as gifts.
Booking: No booking required. Present printed Groupon on arrival.
Restrictions: Valid Mon-Sun 10am-6pm. Last tour is 5pm. Child classed as under 18. Family ticket is valid for 2 adults and 2 children.
Original values: Verified using our merchant's website on 8 Sep 2014.
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