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Address: Highway 101, Fortuna, CA 95540
Phone Number: (707) 725-2714
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Stop by and check it out. It's a great place to spend an hour. Went to shop but was pleasantly surprised by the museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
SteAmyDuo
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Eureka, California
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Eureka, California
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by and check it out. It's a great place to spend an hour. Went to shop but was pleasantly surprised by the museum.

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california
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This shop has the largest group of geodes I have ever seen in one place. It is worth the stop, just for that alone. If you have kids, they will enjoy the huge wharehouse.

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Arizona
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic collection in museum in back of store. Mineral specimens and jewelry are out of this world wonderful. Bought my wife's birthday gifts here. A little pricey though! But one of a kind gifts and very unique.

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Thank M. D
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I talked my husband into stopping at Chapman's on our way home from Oregon. Both of us are just starting to get into crystals and geodes so it was fun to visit a place that has not only a huge selection for sale but also a pretty amazing and informative museum.

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Thank Rachelle P
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Free rock shop and combination museum. Many interesting rocks, minerals, and gems. Good introduction to the geology of the area. Staff is helpful and knowledgeable. Building is not fancy, but there is a lot to see.

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Thank AZ1912
Anaheim, California
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

This place us pretty old, but does have a lot of rocks and fake fossils. Unless you're really into rocks, I would recommend skipping.

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Thank Tara P
Monterey, CA
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

We had driven by this 0laces for years finally stopped in. We will not pass it again. Lots to see if you love rocks mimerals and fossilized the

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Folsom, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We stopped to see and were really surprised! This place is huge and has so many different styles and types of gems we couldn't believe it! Worth the trip if you are in the area.

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Thank Jimbo316
Fresno
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

This was very nice. My family and I really enjoyed this. We collect rocks and gems from all the places we visit. This was a nice place to visit. We will go again on our next trip there.

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Fortuna, California
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

This is a free attraction with many one of a kind items in the Chapman's collection. Easy on and off the highway.

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Thank Loren L

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