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Ace Of Diamonds Mine

84 Herkimer St, Herkimer, NY 13406-2713
+1 315-891-3855
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the ace of diamond mine is a unique and wonderful experience. f

I have been to this mine 3 times. Each time I find out something new and fun. This was my... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved It!!!

After visiting the competitor the day before and being disappointed, we decided to try here and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Woodridge, New York
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84 Herkimer St, Herkimer, NY 13406-2713
+1 315-891-3855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ladykarenm@aol.com
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank hmhmec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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

Thank LISA K
Reviewed 30 May 2017

OK, so you want some Herkimer diamonds but don’t know what to do? The following is my review which should help you prepare and succeed: It’s cheap fun! $10/person and tool rental is relatively inexpensive (your driver’s license is used for collateral). They bring in...More

6  Thank Willof72
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We stopped by Ace of Diamonds to check the place out to bring our grandkids once school is over. Then we checked the competitors down the road and we decided that Ace of Diamonds would be much better for kids since it has a huge...More

1  Thank cguillau
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We went last summer, so it was pretty hot. We brought a hammer and set of chisels with us, but they were nowhere strong enough to break the rocks. We rented a sledge hammer and a bigger chisel (reasonably priced in the store). I could...More

2  Thank saratogario
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We have been visiting the Ace for many years. We are always pleased when we are out in the fresh air finding crystals. They have an extensive area to explore and search for Herkimer Diamonds. The atmosphere is low key and rustic. Fun times in...More

2  Thank CatskillMountains1
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Joe C
16 November 2016|
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.
21 June 2015|
Response from Elisha-John H |
21 February 2015|
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Response from TanteJaye | Reviewed this property |
On their website, they have crystals for sale. Good luck.