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Whether you’re planning a day out for your class, your year or your social club, we welcome groups of any size. However, all groups must pre-book by email or phone.

A discount applies to bookings of 20 people or more. There are ample coach parking facilities available.

Student Group of 20+( Primary and Secondary students only)


Adult Groups/Active Retirement Groups  of 20+


One Group leader or Guide


Phone: 071 96 46466

If you would like to combine a visit to our mine with other local attractions, we can provide you with other information…

Enquiry Form

Schools – Fun and Educational

On arrival the children can explore the exhibition area and watch a 15 minute DVD about the mines.

Large numbers will be divided into smaller groups for the enjoyment of all. The tour takes 40 minutes approximately with a 15 minutes delay between each group.

A School pack on Arigna mining history and working techniques can be downloaded here – once you have completed your group booking contact us for the password to unlock the pack Tel: 071 9646466 Email:

  • €7.00 per child
  • Teachers and bus driver free of charge.
  • Lunch available in our cafe or enjoy a picnic outside.
  • Large Coach/Car park with panoramic views overlooking lough Allen.
  • Talking telescope.
  • Gift shop

If you wish to include other activities in your day please visit our local attractions page here:

We can provide you with information on any of the above and would be willing to assist you in liaising with them to organise your day.

Download the Schools
Information Pack Here

(A password is required to view the Pack)

AV Room Hire

Arigna Mining Experience can cater for all your meeting and conference requirements. Our dedicated room can cater for up to 50 attendees. All inhouse AV equipment is included in room hire cost. Our ample car-parking facilities which includes coach parking ensures that your meeting or conference will get off to a smooth start.

For more information and to enquire about hiring or conference room please contact 071-9646466

3rd Level Education Programmes

We here at Arigna Mining Experience have worked closely with Lecturers and Professors from such institutions as Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUIG, NUI Maynooth, IT Sligo, Geological Survey Ireland and GMIT to develop interesting and informative 3rd Level programmes in areas such as Earth Science, Tourism, Geology and community development.

For more information and a free information pack please contact 071-9646466