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Mystery Hill

Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great kids fun

My wife and I went one afternoon for something to do. It was very interesting. The family that went... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Iron Station, North Carolina
Pre spring

So, the guided tour is a bit cheesy but even the 20 year old enjoyed herself. There was more here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Explore North Carolina's Only Natural Gravitational Anomaly - One Ticket gets you nine unique experiences - Hands On Science Fun, Giant Bubbles, History, Second largest private Native American Artifacts collection in the world, Gem Mining, Dinosaur...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9549
+1 828-264-2792
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went one afternoon for something to do. It was very interesting. The family that went through with us had kids and we got a kick out of the reactions of the kids. We kept meeting them in different areas and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit dis-orienting, but so much fun! Mystery Hill has “the vortex” room where gravity is pulling in two directions, but also a bubble room, puzzle and mind teasers throughout, a Native American artifacts museum, a local historical house, a fossil museum (with a very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the combo package and it was so worth it! We enjoyed everything this place has to offer. Kids didn't want to leave! The adults enjoyed the history and the attractions as well. The tour guide was Awesome!! We had packed a lunch and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, the guided tour is a bit cheesy but even the 20 year old enjoyed herself. There was more here than just the hill. The museum of Indian artifacts was very cool! Again we missed some of the activities since we were there before the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ultimate ticket is definitely worth purchasing if you come here, because you get to do a small bucket in Docs Rocks gem mining plus an old time photo. The photo was fantastic because they took single shots and a family shot, gave prints for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

We were looking for something to do for a few hours during a very rainy, foggy, and cold day on our trip to the mountains last week. I read a lot of the reviews about Mystery Hill being a great rainy day destination and being...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Matthew U, Owner at Mystery Hill, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

We are so sorry for your experience - The Underwood Family and staff at Mystery Hill strive to offer amazing customer service and we hold our partner attractions to the same standards. We are looking into this and will work the prevent it from happening...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

OK it is cute, but, hokey. I would not have selected stopping but you don't know my wife. She still thinks the road side stops are an American art form

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

The staff at Mystery Hill were great and you could tell they really enjoy what they are doing! The gravitational anomaly tour was super interesting and we enjoyed the museums as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JessBostick
Reviewed February 10, 2019

the crew at mysterhill was the best customer service I have ever had on a weekend getway. Blaze and the crew at the gem mine was the greatest they really made us feel welcomed and they knew their job and they was very knowledgeable at...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Doug P
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

The kids enjoyed it for an hour or so but it’s a very touristy kind of place. Myself I was excited for the Native American artifacts only to find out it’s 98% arrowheads found mostly in North Carolina and Georgia. When I rate it three...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Tammy P
August 4, 2015|
Response from Matthew U | Property representative |
The rates depend on which of the attractions you decide to visit - they can be found on the website