My brother and I checked this place out on a Sunday afternoon. The museum shop is stocked with many interesting gifts and colorful rocks including "fool's gold". We picked up some nice specimens to take home. The mine is in the back and you buy passes to get in. We chose not to do that because of the impending rain storm. But there were a lot of families buying tickets to do some mining while we were there. About 2 years ago I mined there and had a good time. I didn't find a Herkimer diamond but I got a good workout and had some fun. I suggest you go on a cool cloudy day.
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