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Awesome family activity during our time in the mountains and on our way to the beach!

Pisgah Forest Gem Mine was a great experience for our family. Best value and best mining... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stewart J
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Educational fun for kids and adults alike

We stopped in for the second time to the Pisgah Forest Gem Mine in Hendersonville, NC, to... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
moarng06
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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 3 weeks ago

One of the few places we found in this area to gem mine. We have mined on sides of roads and even in actual mines. You may stay a little cleaner mining here. lol There were several kids who were having a blast finding special...More

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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pisgah Forest Gem Mine was a great experience for our family. Best value and best mining experience. All of our kids (17, 14 and 9 y.o.) loved our time here and I loved the affordable cost for all our fun. This is a must do,...More

Thank Stewart J
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for mining with us! We are glad you guys had a great time. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 11, 2018

We stopped in for the second time to the Pisgah Forest Gem Mine in Hendersonville, NC, to experience a "mining" water slough where kids and adults can purchase various sized buckets of sand with hidden minerals and semi precious gems inside. By using a scoop...More

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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Thank you for the great review! Mining is a lot of fun for us too! We love seeing the kids faces when something beautiful pops up out of the sand. Thanks for coming back to see us!

Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

We are so grateful to Reagan for being so helpful. She's very knowledgeable. I came in with my kids and their cousin's, five kids and all, and they all had a blast! We will definitely be back again, and we recommend everyone to come too!

Thank adlapp80
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for the review! I will let Reagan know that she did a great job. Come back to see us again soon!

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

The girl working there was very knowledgeable and great with my kids. She took the time to sort through all my kids found while mining. Very nice.

Thank Chad C
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks for the review! I am glad your kids had fun. Come back to see us again soon!

Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

From rocks to fossils and gems to jewelry, there is a bit of everything here to hold your interests. If you are interested in these items, this is a nice little shop.

Thank William O
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We strive to offer a little something for everyone . We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed March 20, 2018

My son is a young rockhound. Visited back in late December and was pleased to find this place. Staff was fun and helpful. Lot of bang for your buck, lots of cool finds. My son was super happy and that made me super happy.

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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

We are super happy that you came mining with us! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 21, 2018

Very unusual jewerly which is what I love. Fun for kids to mine for gems. The people working there are fantastic. It well worth your time to drop by and check this place out.

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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you for dropping by! Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

My family and I happened upon the store while walking around downtown Hendersonville. Rachel, the associate who helped us mine for gems, was friendly and enthusiastic. She even showed us how to shine a flashlight on our gems once we got home so that we...More

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Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thank you for the great review. Rachel is fantastic and loves having fun while playing in the water! Hope to see you downtown again soon!

Reviewed December 17, 2017

I knew that people of all ages enjoyed coming here to "mine" rocks and learn about geology too. But I didn't realize what a wonderful selection of jewelry they have. Just bought some necklaces in a very unusual pattern as holiday gifts, and will come...More

Thank schdyannie
Daryl W, Owner at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

Thank you so much for the review! I hope you got to see our new Sterling silver section! See you soon!

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