Coal Mining Museum & Exhibition 2024

Comprises a 45-minute tour through Castlecomer's coal mining past. The exhibition is an interactive multi-media display that takes the visitor on a journey through time. Starting with the formation of the coal 300 million years ago, it brings the visitor through more than 300 years of coal mining history to the closure of the mines in 1969.


Address: Castlecomer Discovery Park The Estate Yard, Drumgoole Castlecomer Co. Kilkenny IRELAND

  • Telephone: 00 353 0564 440707
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Summer: Mon-Fri 0930-1700. Sat-Sun May-Aug 1000-1700, Sep-Apr 1030-1600. Winter: Limited hours. Park/Trails Daily 0830-dusk. Visit website for more details.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

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