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Address: 4601 Route 28N, Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone Number: +1 315-717-0175
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Sparkling!

Loved the access and adventure of peeling layers back to uncover stones and quartz and, of course, diamonds!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Loved the access and adventure of peeling layers back to uncover stones and quartz and, of course, diamonds!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We were camping across the street at the KOA and ventured over to do some mining. Even though it was a chilly early-Spring day we still had lots of fun. The kids really enjoyed looking and competing for the "biggest diamond". Once we were finished mining the staff inside was fantastic and very patient with the kids. They explained to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

we had so much fun there mining. It was truly amgreat experience and we would go back for sure. Love the gift shop and short film theatre style explaining the mining.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went there to visit had fun got some diamonds their so beautiful the sites were so beautiful got somethings at the gift shop to

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Painesville, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We just stopped into the scheduling center to see what they had to offer as far as activities. They had a full schedule coming in at 10:00 and were just getting ready. We were going to stop back but came home a different route than we went.

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Fingerlakes Region- NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We stopped here over the summer and the girls loved it! The educational side of it and the activity itself. A tip for parents of younger kids.... we purchased a couple stones in the store and brought them with us to the quarry. Imagine the joy on your child's face when they find a huge stone (that you placed next... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Such an awesome activity to do in Herkimer! We found about 10 little Herkimer Diamonds on our hunt. Don't be discouraged - look for the RED rocks :) Also, I would definitly NOT visit when they are busy. We were the only ones there (last day of the season) and it was wonderful. I couldn't imagine going on a day... More 

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United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Since I have family that lives near here, I've wanted to visit here for awhile. I finally had my opportunity recently and I'm glad I stopped. I had a great time searching for the beautiful Herkimer diamond. I was not as successful as all the Boy Scouts that happened to be there with me, but I had a great time.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We've been twice and have had fun both times, everyone has found diamonds - kids and adults. I actually had some earrings and a necklace made up this trip with the diamonds we found.

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Trumansburg, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We went through the museum here it was very good. A lot of history in the video that runs all day. Nice specimens of all kinds of rocks and gems.

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