Fun and Educational

On arrival the children can explore the exibition area and watch a 25minutes 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.

School pack on Arigna mining history and working techniques available on booking or on request.

  • €6 per child
  • Tel: 071 9646466
  • Email:
  • 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, the following may be of interest:

Moon River Pleasure Cruiser
Kidz Kingdom @ Mulvey Centre
Lough Key Forest and Activity Park
Zipit Forest Adventures
Carrick Indoor Shooting and Archery 
King House- Boyle Co. Roscommon
Tullyboy Farm – Open farm and visitors centre
Turf n Surf Surfing School and Lodge Bundoran and Strandhill
Strokestown House and Famine Museum
Rose Of Innisfree Tour Boat- Dromahair Co. Leitrim
Marble Arch Caves Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh
Enniskillen Castle Museum
Parke’s Castle Dromahair
Eagles Flying- Ballymote, Co. Sligo
Sligo Folk Park- Riverstown (just off the N4) Co. Sligo
Cruachan Ai- Heritage and Visitor centre Tulsk, Co. Roscommon
Glendeer Open Farm
Bear Essentials & Silver bear centre

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.

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


The Tour

Plan Your Visit

Coffee Shop

Group Tours

How to get here