Herkimer diamond hunting is a great family activity. You'll spend hours trying to improve your collection by finding the biggest and best "diamond." Shop in the largest jewelry store in the northeast, experience the extensive Gemological and Paleontology Museum. Fishing and tubing on the West Canada Creek; steps away from your front door! Bring everyone...you'll have a wonderful time! Prospecting season is April 15 through October 31 (weather permitting). Camping Season is April 15 through October 31. For more information, visit online at www.herkimerdiamond.com/ .
The Historic Four Corners is composed of the 1884 Herkimer County Historical Society Suiter Building Museum, the 1834 Herkimer County Jail, 1873 Herkimer County Courthouse, and the 1834 Herkimer Reformed Church, all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of the Society's Museum are free and open to the public. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and during the months of July and August on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Special tours of the other buildings need to be arranged ahead of time.