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Dells Mining Co.

1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
+1 608-253-7002
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Fun for the little crowd

We took my rock hound 6-year-old daughter to Dells Mining on our Dells vacation for a fun, quick... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Melissa N
Kinda gimmicky, but also kind of fun

The buckets are pricey and it is really "fake", but at the same time it was kind of fun seeing what... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Chelsea R
Saint Ansgar, Iowa
via mobile
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  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
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1480 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965-8445
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We took my rock hound 6-year-old daughter to Dells Mining on our Dells vacation for a fun, quick side attraction. She loved the hands-on "mining", and the staff were very helpful pointing out the different kinds of rocks she had found. They also let her...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The buckets are pricey and it is really "fake", but at the same time it was kind of fun seeing what you might discover in your bucket! We did a $30 bucket and still had a pretty decent haul of "gems". It was nice having...More

Thank Chelsea R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The buckets you purchase to dig through were pretty pricey. The upside is the more expensive buckets have more jewels in them that you get to keep. Everything you find you keep. At the end when you have all your gems or rocks sorted they...More

Thank shannbamm
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My 4 kids, aged 13 down to 3, had a blast! We bought 2 of the $30 buckets and split between the kids. We ended up with 2 beautifully cut pieces, one for each of our girls, and split the rest of the uncuts between...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

My 13 year old son loves gem stones and rock. I knew he would love "mining" and find some amazing pieces. When you arrive, the employees let you know the prices of the different buckets you can "mine". That's where it can be expensive. The...More

Thank skopp554
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

If you have kids that love to dig and find rocks then this is the place. Yes its a little expensive but thats to be expected. Its more about the experience than the cost. We got the yellow bucket and found some really cool stones.

Thank James A
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Brought granddaughter who was 6, not sure who had more fun her or grandparents. Its pricey, but you can pick your bucket price range. Grandaughter loved it! She loves rocks, so this was a winner! Lots of fun!

Thank sleepygirl_10
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was fun, do t get me wrong. My 8 year old loved it, and I think my 14 year old had a good time too. We got the $60 bucket (buckets range from like $20-$130) and we had a coupon for a free bucket,...More

Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

You sit down and purchase a bucket of sand. There are a few differently priced options. You then sit along a mini stream and slowly pour sand into the shaker and mine for gems. At the end, you gather your gems and take you inside...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Unlike many mining places, they guarantee one cut and polished stone in each bucket. One daughter wanted to make jewelry, the other did not. It took the full 6 weeks to get the jewelry, but it was beautiful when it came. We have kids who...More

Thank GloriaSpear
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