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It’s a unique statement I’m sure but it’s not a true trip to Pigeon Forge, TN if I don’t visit the Gem Mine. I’ve loved rocks & gemstones since I was a child so I’ve always enjoyed looking around this store in order to obtain...More
The cheapest bucket is $35, but the girls found many more gems than in other places we've been. The gems and minerals are all buried in buckets of sand. You're given a hand shovel to scoop the sand into wire-mesh-bottom boxes, then swish in the...More
Mark I, Manager at Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Thanks for the review! We're thrilled you all had such a great time! It also sounds like you had a very lucrative bucket! We hope to have you back next time!
This is a past time that I always enjoy doing. It is located right on the parkway and close to shopping places so you can stop and get in lots of activities at once. I recommend once you have finished mining that you go inside...More
A friend and I split the $35 garnet and amethyst bucket. We were told we were guaranteed to have some in our bucket. Boy did we ever! Honestly we thought what we had looked like average rocks till we went in the store to have...More
I'm not aware of a senior discount, you can Google it or call them. My family loves this mine because it's clean, the staff is friendly, it's covered from the sun and just a great activity to do in pigeon forge. My son... More
I'm not aware of a senior discount, you can Google it or call them. My family loves this mine because it's clean, the staff is friendly, it's covered from the sun and just a great activity to do in pigeon forge. My son surprised me he had a gem he found cut for me and I had it mounted in a necklace at my jeweler's. What a sweet surprise.