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Winston Salem

Daniel Boone Gem Mining

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lots of treasures to discover

My husband and I decided to check this place out because it sounded like it would be fun and it... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
New Castle, Delaware
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What An AWESOME Experience and KIND Man!

We took a small trip to a Science Center in Winston Salem. But when we got there my Grandson stated... read more

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Become a prospector from days gone by and mine for real gemstones, minerals, rocks and fossils. We invite families, rock hounds and tourist to join us in Winston Salem. Whether you are a seasoned rock hound or an amateur prospector hoping to fulfill...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2442 W Clemmonsville Rd, Close to Hanes Mall and surrounding motels and restaurants., Winston Salem, NC 27127-8783
+1 336-765-1265
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a small trip to a Science Center in Winston Salem. But when we got there my Grandson stated that what he really really wanted to do today was some Gem Mining. So my wife Googled a possible gem mining location to hit on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

I went there once with my class as a field trip today, and i don’t know if it was just old or I got scammed, but in the pictures the mining water is blue but when i went there it was brown! My teacher had...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Rathernottell
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour driving down for my sons birthday only to be told they close at 2pm. This directly contradicts the website, signage, and Google info.

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We had fun gem mining, and found various gems in our bucket. Staff is very helpful, and will explain which gems you have found. A good way to spend an afternoon!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Took my 7 year old granddaughter on their regular Saturday hours, had a wonderful time. She enjoyed a couple hours exploring things. I had thought the price was a bit high, but her $35 bucket had lots of treasure! Well worth the cost. Also have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank paulochs65
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to check this place out because it sounded like it would be fun and it was. You get to choose the size bucket you want. Each size bucket is full of various uncut gem stones, arrow heads, quarts and many...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bobbie356
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

If you e er take the plunge to go gem Mining then you’re going to be looking for other places to visit. Our first gem Mining experience was four hours away. This one is just two hours and so we knew we had to go!...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Was so much fun. Kids had a blast. I didn’t realize you had to call to make an appointment until we were like like 30 minutes out and my kids were dead set in going. So I gave him a call and he was so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Daydream248404
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Where have I been not to know about the most fun thing in Winston for children to do? We always drive 2 hours to the mountains of NC to go mining. But this place brings the gems to you and teaches you about the at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Summertime00_8
Reviewed July 17, 2017

We took our family of 9. It was great fun for all. Wade Boone and his staff have a great knowledge and very patient with any question. We had 5 kids ranging from 8 to 13. A great little gem here in the Triad.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Wade S
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Crystal S
July 31, 2018|
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Response from bobbie356 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. However they do have things like key rings made of gem stones.