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Ace Of Diamonds Mine

84 Herkimer St, Herkimer, NY 13406-2713
+1 315-891-3855
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Ace of Diamonds is aces!!

A fun family adventure. Search for Herkimer diamonds, get dirty, take home what you find!! One low... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jen S
,
Ansonia, Connecticut
via mobile
Kids Loved It, 15 min drive off highway

We used this stop as an activity to break up the drive from Toronto to Boston because it was close... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Timothy Y
,
Redwood City, California
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  • Average7%
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84 Herkimer St, Herkimer, NY 13406-2713
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+1 315-891-3855
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"sledge hammer"
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"safety glasses"
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"rock pile"
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"herkimer diamond mine"
in 7 reviews
"long sleeves"
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"lots of fun"
in 7 reviews
"lots of water"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 8 reviews
"change of clothes"
in 2 reviews
"for sale"
in 4 reviews
"nice crystals"
in 4 reviews
"mines"
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"chisel"
in 13 reviews
"rocks"
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"equipment"
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"stone"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fun family adventure. Search for Herkimer diamonds, get dirty, take home what you find!! One low price for adults, and one even lower for kids 7 & under, for the whole day. No tools?? No worries! They rent them for cheap. Break rocks, climb...More

Thank Jen S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We used this stop as an activity to break up the drive from Toronto to Boston because it was close to the midway point. The mine was about 15-20 minutes off the highway. When we got there, there were about 8 other people there on...More

Thank Timothy Y
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We spent three days at this mine in October, and came home with some great pieces. We were not able to break into any pockets this trip, but have in the past. It's hard rock mining, so expect a workout. The last day there my...More

1  Thank capt38
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Planned his stop along the way from Maine to Pa. This mine was the right one to stop at as the owner and staff was helpful to us novices and we could rent the required tools to have a fun day. We found a few...More

1  Thank Laj563
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I have been to this mine 3 times. Each time I find out something new and fun. This was my shortest trip to the mine, I arrived.d at 2 and stayed until 4. I was in several different areas in the mine, all were down...More

1  Thank ladykarenm2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

After visiting the competitor the day before and being disappointed, we decided to try here and I am SO glad we did!. The lady at the front desk showed is what to look for and where to find it. We spent 5 hours or so...More

3  Thank hmhmec
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Definitely a place my husband loved more than me. Cracking rocks is hard work and with that sun beating down on you. Gotta bring a hat, lots of water, safety glasses and wear pants. I ended up renting a sifter thing so I could try...More

Thank funinthesun44
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We chose Ace of Diamonds over the competitor next store because it was smaller. We adults sat in the van and could watch our grandchildren digging right in front of us. They also enjoyed panning for the diamonds. I say primitive because the bathrooms are...More

Thank Nancy Y
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went there yesterday. They had a fresh load of stones waiting to be worked on. Very glad I had my hiking boots on and jeans ( they were Capri length, which was fine). Also had a tee shirt with a lightweight long sleeve shirt just...More

Thank Colleen D
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

the gentleman at our Inn told us that this would be the better of the two mines to go to because you are almost guaranteed to fine Herkimer diamonds. We did. The man who owns the mines was very friendly and knowledgeable. Great stop on...More

3  Thank LISA K
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Joe C
16 November 2016|
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Response from Lou Ann N | Reviewed this property |
They are closed for this season but open April 1,2017 and hours are 9-5 according to their website. They operate April 1 to October 31. Google it for more information.
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bsstackattack
21 June 2015|
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Response from Elisha-John H |
Yes
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sherrilakefn
21 February 2015|
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Response from TanteJaye | Reviewed this property |
On their website, they have crystals for sale. Good luck.
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