Card Holders Offer
FREE TEA/COFFEE WITH ADULT TICKET PURCHASED
Buried beneath the Connemara landscape lies a way of life long abandoned just waiting for you to explore! Let the team at Glengowla Mines lead you on a journey of discovery of how lead and silver were mined from the roots of the Connemara Mountains in the 1800’s.
You will delve into the depths of Glengowla mines where you can explore the caverns of marble studded with lead and silver. The mine is noted for it’s rare and beautiful octahedral crystals of fluorite and quartz. Glengowla is also home to a seismograph which is part of Ireland’s National Seismic Network. See how the seismograph works and how the impact of earthquakes can shake the earth worldwide!
The visitor experience will provide you with a guided tour of the mine & museum, a talk on seismology, the opportunity to pan for gold, get a demo in the art of turf cutting, learn about Glengowla’s film industry links and much more… It’s not to be missed!
Glengowla East, Oughterard, Co. Galway, H91 PX22, Ireland
Phone: +353 91 552 021
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1.) Standard tour terms & conditions apply