Herkimer Diamond Mines
2020 Season: April 15th - November 1st
End of day November 1st will be the last day of the 2019 season. We hope to see you back in April 2020!
Hours of Operation for the Miners' Village:
- Village Hall (Registration) & Prospecting Area (Mining):
Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
- Build to Wear, Build to Share (Artisan Center):
Open 9:30 am - 4:30 pm daily
- Trading Post (Retail Store):
July 1st - August 31st - Open 9:00 am - 6:00 pm daily
September 1st - Nov. 1st - Open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
$14.00 per person for ages 13 and up
$12.00 per person for ages 5 to 12
-Free for children 4 and under
-Military and emergency services discounts available with valid ID for immediate family members.
Your Admission Includes:
An all day prospecting wristband ticket, use of a rock hammer, zip lock bags, and mining information. (Goggles are recommended and available for purchase.)
In addition to prospecting in the mines, we also offer sluice mining, which is popular with miners of all ages. Purchase a special bag and head to the Sluice to start screening. Each bag is filled with treasures waiting to be discovered.
Sluice Mining Rates
Fossil Bag - $13.00 each bag
Gemstone Bag - $13.00 each bag
Herkimer Diamond Dirt Bag - $13.00 each bag
Mega Mine Bag -
After you collect your Herkimer Diamonds, create beautiful custom jewelry that is just your style! At our "Build and Share" Herkimer Diamond Activity Center, you can choose from a variety of jewelry making accessories to make your masterpiece!
Diamond Activity Rates
prices vary based on options selected