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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
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Pick your own geode!

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,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
TheLuLu8675
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Fortuna, California
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Fortuna, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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,

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Thank TheLuLu8675
Seattle, Washington
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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.

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Thank Hayley B
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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.

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Thank flyingnunn
San Francisco, California
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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 

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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.

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Thank Judy W
Eureka, California
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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.

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california
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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.

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Arizona
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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.

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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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Tucson, Arizona
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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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