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Amethyst Mine Panorama

500 Amethyst Mine Panorama Road, Shuniah, Ontario P7C 1A5, Canada
+1 807-622-6908
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Drove from Iowa to Thunder Bay. Stayed at the Vahalla Inn, which was wonderful, clean, and awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grandmab4real
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Mason City, Iowa
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A beautiful place to see. And to take visitors there The rocks and amethyst. Are something for... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
patricia155017
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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27 Sep 2016
“Total tourist crap, but I thought it was fun.”
12 Sep 2016
“Really fun excursion”
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500 Amethyst Mine Panorama Road, Shuniah, Ontario P7C 1A5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove from Iowa to Thunder Bay. Stayed at the Vahalla Inn, which was wonderful, clean, and awesome food. In the morning did a little more site seeing in Thunder Bay and then ventured to the Mine. A lot of history behind the mine, and really...More

Thank grandmab4real
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A beautiful place to see. And to take visitors there The rocks and amethyst. Are something for all to see in thunder bay

Thank patricia155017
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Expensive, seen nothing... Amethyst shop at the entrance. To get in you have to pay $8/person, then you end on a scarp pile where you can 'chose' from and pay by lbs on your way out. What a waste of time and money. Seen no...More

2  Thank 531dan
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The first thing they made us do was a tour. It cost something like $6-8$. The tour is rather short . Then they turn you loose on their pile of rocks. The cynically part of me wonders if they pick out all the good stuff...More

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 27 September 2016

My husband and I were a little disappointed with not being able to hammer and chisel on the leftover rubble. Don't bother with taking the tools to this mine you can only shuffle through the loose stuff but there was plenty of amethyst laying around.

2  Thank Pam H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We took a drive out to the Amethyst Mine last week so we could pick our own pieces of amethyst up. It was fun and interesting to see all the different shapes and sizes that were available.

Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a wonderful time exploring the many excavations available. We only stayed for about an hour but you could bring your lunch and stay for a long time. fun for a family outing .If you want you can buy rocks by the pound $3....More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was our second time here. We love it! So much fun! All ages enjoy it! We got bags for less than $20.00! We will definitely be back. We don't even look at the other mines in the area! Family owned and operated. Visited in...More

1  Thank ibm600
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We heard this was a great place to explore and so glad we found it! A little far out but easy drive and fun navigating the dirt road and hills...fun! Interesting geology of the mine and historic shifting of the fault! Long family history and...More

Thank PETUNIA1985
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the mine on August 24th. We had a fantastic time. The kids loved that we could find our own treasures and then wash them up to see how they'd shine. We found quite a few pieces to take home. We had our camper...More

Thank Jen F
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