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Dells Mining Co.

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1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
+1 608-253-7002
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wholesome family fun

Easy entertainment reasonably priced. I would suggest getting the buckets that you are guaranteed... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2015
Candi H
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Lovington, IL
Rocks for everyone

Our kids aged 6, 8 and 11 had a great time panning for Gems on a rainy evening in Wisconsin Dells... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2015
JEFF D
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1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
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+1 608-253-7002
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Reviewed July 20, 2015

Easy entertainment reasonably priced. I would suggest getting the buckets that you are guaranteed to have a cut and polished stone.

1  Thank Candi H
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our kids aged 6, 8 and 11 had a great time panning for Gems on a rainy evening in Wisconsin Dells. You buy a bucket filled with sand and Gems and then sift it out using water to reveal what Gems were hidden in the...More

1  Thank JEFF D
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Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is something we did on our last day in the Dell's and was one of the favorites. The buckets seem expensive but compared to any other attraction in the Dell's it's about on par. We went with the $30 bucket and my daughter found...More

1  Thank Betcie
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Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

The staff was friendly, even the employee in training. Bought the 15.00 buckets and my two kids 8 & 11 both found gems to keep. Since they have been here before we knew not to go get the up sale inside the building, just bought...More

1  Thank transitmechanic
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Dells Mining Company had to be the biggest waste of money, in a town of money wasting activities. I have been to many “gem mining” establishments in all parts of the country, but this was the biggest let down I have ever seen. For the...More

4  Thank Clarksville_Couple
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Tim K, General Manager at Dells Mining Co., responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

I am sorry you feel this way about Dells Mining Co. and the Wisconsin Dells area in general. We have been in the Wisconsin Dells for over 26 years. We pride ourselves in providing our customers with quality merchandise and therefore have a large following...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Last time, I got a 3 carat mystic topaz in our bucket and had it made into a ring for $80. Get tons of compliments on it. The best part is that someday I will hand it down to my daughter since she found it....More

1  Thank joydee72
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Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I knocked off a star because I felt it was too expensive for what it is. The cheapest bucket is $16 ($15 with a coupon). My 4 year old and 2 year old sifted through it in about 15 minutes or less but they did...More

2  Thank brit0211
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Reviewed June 17, 2015

We got there, and purchased two buckets. It was fun to see what treasures we could find. But a lot of money I would imagine for what we found. It was not busy at all and I noticed some of the people were sent into...More

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

I did not enjoy our experience at all. It was not busy at all so the staff found the need to hang all over us and actually did half the digging themselves instead of letting my son. She never gave us the bucket so my...More

2  Thank melfred_20
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Tim K, General Manager at Dells Mining Co., responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

I am sorry you feel you did not have a pleasant visit to Dells Mining Co. The end of May and beginning of June we have several employees in training. We have resolved the issue with any employee actually washing out any dirt from a...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2015

First of all, my kids did have fun and did find quite a few gems. We ended up getting them each a 30 dollar bucket. We were done in about 30 minutes...I was hoping it would be a little longer than that. You basically dump...More

1  Thank rachelle115
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