Herkimer Diamond Mines, Herkimer

3.9
Herkimer Diamond Mines is located in Herkimer. Work out when and for how long to visit Herkimer Diamond Mines and other Herkimer attractions using our handy Herkimer trip planning site .
Create an itinerary including Herkimer Diamond Mines
map
Herkimer Diamond Mines Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
233 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • I have been wanting to go to the herkimer mines for the last 2 years. I went for the first time in Sept. 2017 I was so excited. I only found 3 small ones that day, but it was so much fun I didn't care...  more »
  • The American half of our family meet up for Labor Day weekend here every year and this year we decided to fly from the UK to surprise them. What a brilliant place. People of all age groups visit and t...  more »
  • We rockhound regularly in Ontario & were excited to set our weekend vacation destination to Herkimer for the diamonds. Although we came away with some samples, as die hard rock mining fans, we were sa...  more »
Google
  • While it seems pricey - $12 adults; $10 child - it is for the entire day and you can come and go as you please. The facilities are clean and well marked which is very helpful for a family with young children. The ground sparkles with tiny minerals and diamonds almost everywhere you can walk. Many rocks have something interesting to observe even if they don't have a diamond in them. There is a small water fall on the grounds and different areas to hunt for diamonds. My family had a fantastic time and didn't want to leave. The staff members we interacted with were very friendly and send eager to answer questions and help. We are looking forward to a return trip in the future!
  • A great family experience! It was a lot of work, but fun too! We stayed at the camp resort as well. Definitely worth going back to. We found mostly small diamonds, but took a few of our rocks home to finish chiseling them. The diamonds are naturally beautiful.
  • We had so much fun!! The kids were super excited to find their own gems. Take water,sturdy shoes ( rocks are sharp) and sunscreen. Bring chisels!!
  • Amazing time and great finds. Had jewelry made. Great gifts. Going back!
  • We used to go all the time as a child, I have not been in years about 15. I have sense moved to North Carolina and started a family. We are thinking about coming to upstate New York this summer and plan on stopping in with our children so they can experience the mine and part of moms childhood

Plan your trip to Herkimer

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Herkimer

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Herkimer by other users

2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, popular PREFERENCES: October, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Herkimer BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans