​Prospect for Herkimer Diamonds!

​​Schedule & Hours

​Herkimer Diamond Mines 
2019 Season: April 12th - 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


​Admission & Rates

Prospecting ​in the Mines  

$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.

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.)

​Sluice Mining

​​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 -

​Build and Wear, Build ​to Share!

​​​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