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Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Great Time was Had by All

We didn't have time to go visit a mine and dig for native rocks and minerals, so we got a salted... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
itisjustus
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Biloxi, Mississippi
Mrs.

Three generations had a great time. My granddaughter did not want to leave after spending most of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
marty m
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  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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We offer gem mining at it's best! You can mine the buckets here at the flume line or you can take the 4-hour trip out to the mine to dig your own. The mine trips do require a reservation. You can do the mining at the flume rain or shine. We also...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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13780 Highway 226 S, Spruce Pine, NC 28777-6343
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+1 828-765-6130
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Three generations had a great time. My granddaughter did not want to leave after spending most of the day there.
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My husband and I had never been "mining" before, but the staff explained the options available and then the process to us. We got down to business and had a wonderful time discovering our treasures. A very patient gemologist explained each stone afterwards, and I was especially
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Gem Mountain is the one place my kids demanded (not asked, DEMANDED) to visit every time we made that drive up the mountain. Panning for whatever they found in their screen was the treat. They thought of it like kid lottery but where you actually won something! Now that my
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Response from gemmountainnc, Manager at Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank y'all for visiting! We are so glad you had a great time being our guest. We hope to see you again soon!
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Everyone there was wonderful. It was a once in a lifetime experience. I went through one bucket and boy oh boy there was a lot of gems. All of the employees were nice, friendly and courteous.
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Response from gemmountainnc, Manager at Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for visiting us! We are glad you a great experience while you were our guest. We hope to see you again soon!
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Wow, it's everything I thought it would be and more. Been buying rock for years and shipping it but never been able to get here. It is so worth it. What a great place. Love Spruce Pine.
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Response from gemmountainnc, Manager at Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for coming! We are so glad you had a great experience while you were our guest. We hope to see you again soon!
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