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Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines

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Address: 82 Wegner Ranch Road, Mount Ida, AR 71957
Phone Number: +1 870-867-2309
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A great place for the family where everyone is welcome and guaranteed to...

A great place for the family where everyone is welcome and guaranteed to find beautiful clear crystals.

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The wife and I went to the mine and signed up for the super saver package. It is the discounted guaranteed to find rough diamond (not Arkansas) and numerous gemstones including... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Terry L
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24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The wife and I went to the mine and signed up for the super saver package. It is the discounted guaranteed to find rough diamond (not Arkansas) and numerous gemstones including ruby, emeralds and too many to name. Ann and Jean were great to work with and made sure that our day was as expected. If there are any part... More 

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1 Thank Terry L
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us came to Arkansas on a crystal quest adventure vacation. One of my friends is REALLY obsessed when it comes to collecting crystals. I took her to Wegner Crystal Mine Ranch and you would think she had been granted the keys to paradise! I wore out and just waited in the car. She didn't emerge until closing... More 

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend getting there early I think they open about 9am, there is several sections you can go to, we went to one called the Tailings which is where they truck up load of dirt mixed with crystals (really good for smaller children), the field is about 50 x 200 or so, where a dozer moves the dirt around. When... More 

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Lone Jack, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We traveled to Arkansas just to visit this crystal mine. It was recommended by friends who had gone three times. My daughter and I arrived shortly after 8am and they were just opening up. Since we wanted the 9:30 trip to the Forest Crystal Mine, we signed up and bought 2 sluice gem pails to pass the time. The staff... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went with some friends and we did have a pretty good time, however we were driven out and left to our own. It would have been more helpful to have a review of what to do, where to look, but overall we had fun and the people were very nice.

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Thank travelandmarvel
Richard W, Public Relations Manager at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We have a new driver who is still learning. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We will be sure and work on this. We hope you come back again soon! More 

Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Murfreesboro for the Crater of Diamonds state park but wish we had just skipped that and spent another day crystal hunting, so much more gratifying! Brought our 3 little kids and spent the day in the tailings area, it was perfect! Beautiful setting and we brought home tons of crystals, clusters & rocks. Can't wait to come... More 

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Richard W, Public Relations Manager at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We are so happy to hear that you and your little ones had fun! For us that's what it's all about. We hope you guys have just as much fun working to clean those treasures up! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Cantonment, FL
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I brought my 7 year old daughter and we spent the day digging through the tailings. Next time we will go to the actual mine. We had an absolute blast. The prices were great. My daughter did one of the sifting buckets and found some great mixed gems. We found about a gallon of quartz that cleaned up great with... More 

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Richard W, Public Relations Manager at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, responded to this review

We really appreciate when people take the time to give us a review. We are so glad that you both had a blast! When you come back to dig in the mine, the late fall or spring is the best weather to dig in. Come back soon! More 

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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

They were nice people but I expected to come back with crystals. I paid to go down to the mine but I think I would have done better in the tailings. Of 15 people, only 1 found a nice crystal worth taking home. There were literally no good crystals one could get in 2 hours. When I asked the guy... More 

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Thank AMDinMpls
Richard W, Public Relations Manager at Wegner Quartz Crystal Mines, responded to this review

We’d like to first thank you for taking the time to give us a review. We are very sorry to hear you did not find what you expected to. We know crystal digging is a lot of hard work, and some days are better than others. However, we had been working extensively up at the Crystal Forest Mine in preparation... More 

Greenwood, South Carolina
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97 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

It looked a bit mom-and-pop and a little disorganized, but we had nowhere to be and rested in the shade while late-comers decided if they were going to do the Crystal Forest Mine with us or the tailings area. In the meantime, transport vehicles were changed to accommodate them, but they decided on tailings, so just the two of us... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sent numerous requests to set up a time for my group. Most went unanswered. As I work nights, it was hard to contact them during the day. Even leaving messages when our group was on the way didn't help. The people working the mine on Sunday had no idea we were coming. Were not set up for a group. Some... More 

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