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Pigeon Forge Gem Mine

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Address: 2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Phone Number: 865-453-4733
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Vacation 2015

Bought a baby bear bucket for my grandson.It was a pretty nice size.He got all 12 birthstone gems,fools gold,and some sediment.paid 25$.great time great price.all smiles

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Bought a baby bear bucket for my grandson.It was a pretty nice size.He got all 12 birthstone gems,fools gold,and some sediment.paid 25$.great time great price.all smiles

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The kids had a blast doing this. Its very large and there was plenty of room for everyone to join in. It was very very expensive and in a adult perspective it was a huge rip off. BUT the kids just loved it and thought it was the best ever.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My kids really enjoyed doing this but the price doesn't just stop at the bucket of dirt and gems, we received a $15 voucher with our $65 bucket which we can put toward anything/ Inside someone will go over your stones and then allow you to put the voucher toward cutting a stone (it takes a day so not a... More 

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bradenton, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We bought one of the $50 buckets as we had 3 older "kids" mining. They found several cool "gems" and fossils and even had 1 cut into jewelry. The older gentleman working outside was friendly and helpful as were he girls working inside.

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It is ok...kind of average. They will show you all the rocks you mined and what kind. And if it is big enough...they will sell you something. Place is crowded inside

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Davenport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The grand kids had fun "mining" for gemstones. It was a surprise each time they sifted away the sand. The $30 bucket was the size we got, and it took a while to go through it. Good fun for little rock hounds.

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Fayetteville, tennessee, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped here while visiting the Three Bears General Store next door. It was a fun experience for my 5 yo daughter, though I thought it was pricey. You pay $15-100 for a bucket of sand and then sift it using a screen and one of the running water flumes. We bought the $25 bucket and came away with a... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place for rock hounds to shop. Pretty good selection of good rocks and minerals. would visit this shop again.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

While looking for something to do we came across this place and gave it a shot. You buy a bucket of sand with a lot of gems and/or fossils in them. It was a fun way to entertain our girls for a few hours and they really enjoyed finding some of the bigger gems we found. If you get the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Kids had a lot of fun mining for gems. Great displays of fossils inside. You can have your gems cut & made into a ring or earrings. Check out the jewelry inside store hey have a great selection. Friendly staff & workers.

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Address: 2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN
Phone Number: 865-453-4733
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge

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