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Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Amazing customer service

My sister and I were on vacation in Hendersonville with her 2 small kids (2 and 5). Today was our... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2019
mirandagordon1991
Lots of fun!

They have slucing stations here where your little prospectors can look for gold. We bought a bucket... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
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Mining on Main Street has come to Hendersonville. This attraction is for all ages! Come pick out you bucket and find wonderful gems and minerals from all over the world. You can find Rubies, Sapphires, Amethyst, Geodes and more! Bring the whole...more
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507 N Main St, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5075
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

My sister and I were on vacation in Hendersonville with her 2 small kids (2 and 5). Today was our last day and we were procrastinating going home. The kids had taken an interest in gem mining and I saw that this beautiful shop had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mirandagordon1991
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

We are so glad ya'll dropped by to see us! Glad the kids (big and little) had a great time. Come back to see us soon!

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

They have slucing stations here where your little prospectors can look for gold. We bought a bucket filled with sand and semi precious stones and my 10 yr old son had a blast—he even found a geode and Avery, the clerk on duty, let him...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vangiekitty
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

We are glad your son had a great time! We love cracking Geodes, you just never know what you will find. There are a lot of great activities on Main Street in Hendersonville. We appreciate you mining with us!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Smallish space loaded with reasonably priced stones and gems; some made into jewelry. Other gift items also available, as well as the attraction of "mining" for gems right inside the store! Great place to bring kids.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol B
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your review! Glad you came shopping with us!

Reviewed November 2, 2018

We enjoyed looking around the gift shop. There were a lot of great items and they were reasonably priced. It was our first time gem mining and we had a great time. Christopher was very knowledgeable about the rocks and gemstones and was extremely helpful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thank you for dropping in to see us! I am glad Christopher took good care of you! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

The employees are very kinda and helpful! They will identify them rocks and even tell you interesting facts about them!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank brooksfleming03
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited today with our eight year old grandson. For $20 we purchased a mid-sized bucket of sand for him to sort through in the water sluice box. He had a great time and left with a baggie full of good sized pieces of amethyst,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JeanineD_11
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for coming in to mine with us! I am glad your grandson had a blast. I hope he let you dig a little! Thank you for sharing about our store. We really appreciate you dropping in.

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Very cute store. Clean, organized, and friendly. You could easily find a gift for anyone there. Nathan is the best worker they have.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sophia T
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you for your review! Nathan is a great worker. He is probably just like his dad (me!) haha. Thanks for stopping by!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The front of the shop has the usual kid-attracting polished tumbled rocks and the woman-attracting jewelry. And the store is unexpectedly deep - so be sure to go to the very back where there are nicely priced samples of minerals, well-labeled and displayed. My geologist...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for dropping in to see us! If you have any suggestions on minerals you would like to see, let us know! Have a great day and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

After a completely unexpected rain day (seriously weather folks get it together) we had a very brief trip to a local orchard and had some disappointed tree climbers.... ENTER gem mine... Katherine was super helpful kind and knowledgeable and the kids loved it!!! Incredible value...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kelly W
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Cathryn is a great mine worker. I am glad she took good care of you. I hope you get to try the tree climbing again for our wonderful Hendersonville Apples. We hope to see you again at the mine sluice soon!

Reviewed September 4, 2018

You have to check out this operation. It's also great for the kids! A little adventure for the whole family.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eric J
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you for dropping in to see us. We love mining on Main Street! Hope to see you again!

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