Gemstone camp at the gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg

"Treasure hunters" can go in search of agates, amethysts, rock crystals, jasper, and smoky quartz during the gemstone camp. Hoes, pickaxes and spades are available to the treasure hunters during the two-hour search.  We recommend goggles, gloves and sturdy shoes.

The highlight of the treasure hunt is when a small gemstone geode is cracked open using the original stone crusher. Any minerals found shall, of course, remain in the property of the “digger”.

Opening times: 15.3. - 15.11. / Daily digging times: 10 AM - 12 PM, 12.30 PM - 2.30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM / prior registration required!
Prices: Adults: €11.00 / children and adolescents up to 16 years: €8.00
Contact: Gemstone mines in Steinkaulenberg, Im Stäbel, 55743 Idar-Oberstein (Algenrodt), Tel +49 6781 - 47400,,

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