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Rose Creek Mine

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Address: 115 Terrace Ridge Dr, Franklin, NC 28734-0869
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Brought granddaughter

Friendly and great pricing. Paid attention to my granddaughter's progress and helped her identify the different gems which of course delighted her!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly and great pricing. Paid attention to my granddaughter's progress and helped her identify the different gems which of course delighted her!

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Valdosta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Took my granddaughter. They were so helpful. She came home with lots of minerals and a few gems. Prices are great. Perfect place to have fun and she learned a lot from the wonderful people who run the mine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went to several different mines, this was the best by far! If you want bang for your buck and have tons of fun, this is the place to go! They are very knowledgeable and friendly. Tom even turned us on to a inexpensive lapidary and we ended up getting stones cut into gems cheep! You can... More 

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Thank James C
Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in to try some gem mining at rose creek. It was great dirty fun. The teenagers even enjoyed it with no eye rolling. Found a 118 ct ruby in the dig your own dirt They offer several different types of mining for any budget. I recommend having younger children share buckets as it takes some time to sift... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped here so our 9 year old grandson could do some mining. This spot had been recommended by some other businesses in Franklin, so we gave it a try. Even though the buckets are 'salted' we had a great time.

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Thank Bruce C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best gem mine you will find in the area. I always take my visiting family and guest here. We have tried others but this one is most accommodating for sure. Tucked back into a community it has a small play ground and relaxed atmosphere with room for kiddos to play and wheel chairs to roll up. There... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this made about the 10th trip to Rose Creek....Owners are always pleasant and informative...had found numerous stone I have had pieces that have been set....you will not be disappointed....

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike the other places that offer “gemstone mining”, this wonderfully-run option isn’t against the main roads, so you won’t get a “tourist” feel from it. Instead, this family is truly in love with gemstones, natural stones, minerals, and the thrill of the find. Nestled back on their private property, with side roads that lead to them, it’s a beautiful layout... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stopped at the Rose mine 3 times in the past 3 years and always had a nice time the owners are super friendly and everyone from young to old seems to enjoy it.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, myself and our 10 yr. Old grandson visited here today. We had never been to this mine before but we had an awesome time. The knowledge of the owners and the hospitality they showed their guests was such a delight. It was hot here today and they would walk past you on the flume and pass out freeze... More 

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