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Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum

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Address: Highway 101, Fortuna, CA 95540
Phone Number: (707) 725-2714
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop

I have gone to gem and mineral shops before. I usually don’t know what I’m looking at but I enjoy it anyway. This time I had the pleasure of visiting with a friend who actually... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Central Valley of California
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Central Valley of California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have gone to gem and mineral shops before. I usually don’t know what I’m looking at but I enjoy it anyway. This time I had the pleasure of visiting with a friend who actually knows what he’s holding in his hand and could tell me about it . This is what I can tell you about this shop: It’s... More 

Thank richansen53
Fortuna, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learn and gloat over pretty rocks and jewelry. Beautiful huge museum rocks with interesting shapes. The people who run it are always very informative and patient. What's not to like? Nothing!

Thank margotbrayFortunaCA
Fortuna, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This place is worth checking out, so cool. They have a yard where you can pick your own geode. They even have grab bags and other fun things,

1 Thank TheLuLu8675
Seattle, Washington
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184 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I'm really into rocks and minerals and was thrilled to stumble across this place on my road trip. They have a huge selection and the museum parts are so fun to check out. Hope to visit again soon.

1 Thank Hayley B
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This place is so cool!! Gems, Gems, Everywhere you look!! You just need to visit them and see for yourself. Found some great Christmas gifts. I want to go again..... maybe yearly, at the least. Telling all my friends and family.

1 Thank flyingnunn
San Francisco, California
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We live in Humboldt and drove by hundreds of time yet one day, mu husband decided to pull over and check this place out. I'm so glad we did! We found so many wonderful treasures and it was great to check out all the amazing stuff these guys have. Check out the private collection and the glow in the dark... More 

1 Thank Anda_ambrosini
Alameda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Fun place to visit with the most gems, dinosaur bones, fossils, you name it, I have ever seen in one place.

1 Thank Judy W
Eureka, California
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

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.

1 Thank SteAmyDuo
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111 reviews
50 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

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.

Thank mcpcmp
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank M. D

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