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Pigeon Forge Gem Mine

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Address: 2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, At 3 Bears General Store, Pigeon Forge, TN
Phone Number: 865-453-4733
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My son loved this....

Lots of fun for kids. My son got the $15 Emerald Bag. Then you can take it over to the water and you can pour your bag in a strainer and pan for your gems. He had so much fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lots of fun for kids. My son got the $15 Emerald Bag. Then you can take it over to the water and you can pour your bag in a strainer and pan for your gems. He had so much fun doing this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This was a great time! Found some cool stuff! My 7 year old had a blast! Prepare to get a little dirty. Sometimes the sandy water splashes out but it's all in good fun.

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Santa Fe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Have done this on each trip to Pigeon Forge and made out well with gems and jewelry. Great people and fun time for all.

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Blountville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I am so thankful we stopped here! This place is a gem in itself. The people are so friendly and helpful. One in particular-Terry, he went way way above and beyond to help us. I am so so thankful for him and his kindness. Thank you so much for everything! We will be back very soon! God bless! -Sara Hickman

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Sarasota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Look out for that $2.50 off per person coupon. We did the $30 bucket for two kids (4 and 10) and they enjoyed it so much. Don't get the least expensive bucket because you really need to have some gemstone finds - that was great! It does go quick but the fun is when the person explain what each stone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My 11 year old loved mining for gems! Well worth the money. Store also has lots to choose from. Kids mining sets, books on gems, to women's jewelry. Staff was nice and helpful.

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Marion, North Carolina
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's a little pricey...the cheapest bucket for mining was $25, but we split the cost/bucket between 3 kids so it wasn't too bad. The kids were amazed at all the things they found. It was fun to watch their faces and hear them get excited when they found something cool.

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Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This chute is spread out and lots of places to sit. The buckets are reasonable and contain lots of gems! The people in the shop will identify the stones and give you a paper describing the stones. Everyone here is helpful and kind! Highly recommend this experience!

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We love this place. I have 2 kids and my oldest loves rocks and fossils. We usually gets the $65 bucket and they share. It's a great time and they love finding treasure in the sand! We do it every time we are in town.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

At the Pigeon Forge Gem mine, you purchase a bucket of dirt to sift through looking for gems and fossils. The cost of the buckets very based on size and what is hidden in them. We purchased a $50 gems / fossils bucket and three of us panned through it. We found plenty of nifty rocks, gems and fossils to... More 

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Address: 2865 Pigeon Forge Parkway, At 3 Bears General Store, Pigeon Forge, TN
Phone Number: 865-453-4733
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Pigeon Forge

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