Allihies Copper Mine Museum
Allihies Copper Mine is a museum dedicated to the history of copper mining in the Allihies area in County Cork. It is situated within the Wild Atlantic Way. The museum is housed in a renovated Methodist church dating from 1845. It was officially opened by President Mary McAleese on 13 September 2007. The exhibitions cover all aspects of the history of copper mining in the area, from prehistoric times all the way up to the nineteenth century and the Industrial Revolution. The displays also cover the local geology and the social history of the mining heritage. School tours are welcome by prior appointment.
PRICES!€6.50 Guided tour €4.50 Unguided tour (10+)
OPENING HOURS!10.30am to 5.00pm (Mon-Sun)
1 Nov to 1 Mar