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Dells Mining Co.

1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
+1 608-253-7002
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Lots of Fun!

Yes, it's touristy and a bit understaffed, but it was great fun. Staff explained the process... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Cheryl H

If you like gemstones this place is for you. Lots of jewelry is for sale but the best part is... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
Darren W
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1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
+1 608-253-7002
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Yes, it's touristy and a bit understaffed, but it was great fun. Staff explained the process thoroughly and clearly and we loved the "mining" experience and our finds. We did a family bucket between three people, and there was plenty to go around.

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you like gemstones this place is for you. Lots of jewelry is for sale but the best part is prospecting for your own. You are given several choices of buckets between $15-100 and you dump the contents into a screen and pan for gems...More

2  Thank Darren W
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This place was so much fun! We got the $60 bucket for the 3 of us. The buckets range in size and value of what you find from $15- $135. There is a genuine polished gemstone in every bucket which was so cool to find!...More

1  Thank Monica A
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Ok, this is NOT cheap...but omg SO fun! 12 year old girl & 7 year old boy...3 buckets 3 hours = AMAZING time The green bucket is expensive but GO FOR IT...really cool stuff in there. Kids and I talked for 2 full hours about...More

3  Thank Dions4
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Kids had fun "mining" for gems. People there tho are typical sales people and we're kind of pushy about what to get or buy and hen you have small kids they are easily influenced so it was frustrating that way. Plus even after parents say...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 3 August 2016

fun for whole family, have done it several times and every time is different, you never know what gems you will get...element of suprise makes it fun

2  Thank pokerjunkie66
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Dells Mining Company is a regular attraction for us. We love getting the buckets and seeing what treasures we can find. We did not get nearly as many rocks this time. Could be because we got one really big pink quartz which was cool. We...More

1  Thank joydee72
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My mother wanted to take my 4 and 6 year olds to do this while on vacation. I wasn't really interested, but we ended up having a blast! It is pricey, but they had fun doing the actual mining and then learning about what they...More

1  Thank April M
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

First - to find someone to help you get started was a chore in itself. Once that's accomplished, dig out your wallet and go deep. The set-up is nice with the seating and panning. The buckets are of sand with a few rocks in them....More

Thank Camper309
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I am not sure if my 8 year had more fun.....or if I did?! We got the $60 bucket and my rock loving kid was so excited and pleased. Pick up any Wisconsin Dells magazine/tourist guide and there were discount coupons. Or downliad the Dells...More

1  Thank Elaine S
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