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Daniel Boone Gem Mining

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So much fun!

We had fun gem mining, and found various gems in our bucket. Staff is very helpful, and will... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Mocksville, North Carolina
Such fun for granddaughter!!@

Took my 7 year old granddaughter on their regular Saturday hours, had a wonderful time. She... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
South Charleston, West Virginia
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Become a prospector from days gone by and mine for real gemstones, minerals, rocks and fossils. We invite families, rock hounds and tourist to join us in Winston Salem. Whether you are a seasoned rock hound or an amateur prospector hoping to fulfill...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
2442 W Clemmonsville Rd, Close to Hanes Mall and surrounding motels and restaurants., Winston Salem, NC 27127-8783
+1 336-765-1265
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Spent an hour driving down for my sons birthday only to be told they close at 2pm. This directly contradicts the website, signage, and Google info.

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had fun gem mining, and found various gems in our bucket. Staff is very helpful, and will explain which gems you have found. A good way to spend an afternoon!

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Took my 7 year old granddaughter on their regular Saturday hours, had a wonderful time. She enjoyed a couple hours exploring things. I had thought the price was a bit high, but her $35 bucket had lots of treasure! Well worth the cost. Also have...More

1  Thank paulochs65
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to check this place out because it sounded like it would be fun and it was. You get to choose the size bucket you want. Each size bucket is full of various uncut gem stones, arrow heads, quarts and many...More

1  Thank bobbie356
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you e er take the plunge to go gem Mining then you’re going to be looking for other places to visit. Our first gem Mining experience was four hours away. This one is just two hours and so we knew we had to go!...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Was so much fun. Kids had a blast. I didn’t realize you had to call to make an appointment until we were like like 30 minutes out and my kids were dead set in going. So I gave him a call and he was so...More

3  Thank Daydream248404
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Where have I been not to know about the most fun thing in Winston for children to do? We always drive 2 hours to the mountains of NC to go mining. But this place brings the gems to you and teaches you about the at...More

2  Thank Summertime00_8
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We took our family of 9. It was great fun for all. Wade Boone and his staff have a great knowledge and very patient with any question. We had 5 kids ranging from 8 to 13. A great little gem here in the Triad.

1  Thank Wade S
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Crystal S
31 July 2018|
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Response from Sandra A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. You have to leave your gems with them and they cut them and set them if you select to do that and then they’re mailed to you. Excellent work.