Visit to Glengowla Mines with the Galway Geological Association
Meeting Point: The Quad, NUI Galway, see map below
The Quad, NUI Galway
This visit is organised by the Galway Geological Association.
The visit to Glengowla will include:
- guided tour of the mine
- entry to the museum
- short talk on Glengowla's contribution to the Irish Seismology Network
- gold panning
A new level of the mine has recently been opened to visitors.
Entry fee to Glengowla Mines: €6.00.
For those interested, there may be an additional stop at Oughterard on the return journey, depending on water levels, to view the pearl mussel, a rare bivalve protected under the EU Habitats Directive.
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