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Herkimer Diamond Mines


Herkimer Diamond Mines

4601 Route 28N, Herkimer, 13350, NY

Discover science and nature at the Herkimer Diamond Mines in Herkimer, New York. The mines also allow visitors to prospect for diamonds. A KOA Campground is located near the mines and offers families relaxing accommodations. There is a gift shop at the mines that sells souvenirs, including jewelry made from diamonds found in the mines. Additionally, the Herkimer Diamond Cafe is located onsite and offers families a place to stop and grab a bite to eat or a drink to quench their thirst.

The prospect area of the mines is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from April 15 to October 31. The gift shop and museum are open daily at 9 a.m., closing at 5 p.m. daily from April to June and September 3 to October 31; and at 6 p.m. from July 1 to September 2. The cafe is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends only in April, May, September and October, and 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

The Herkimer Diamond Mines, gift shop, museum and cafe are closed from November 1 to April 14.

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