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Crystal Mountain Gem Mine

31 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-3727
+1 828-877-4700
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Fun!

My son loved it....staff was extremely nice and helpful, polite and fun. It was exciting to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy N
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Knoxville, United States
Bucket of fun

Great fun with experienced and knowledgeable store employee (Kyle). I'm now home learning more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne S
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Arcata
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Brevard, NC's Crystal Mountain Gem Mine brings you the unique experience of engaging in your own Gem Mining adventure! By joining us in our downtown Gem Mine - full of precious gems from private mine shafts around the world - you're able to mine for your own gemstones and try your luck at striking it rich! Just like a real prospector from the 1800's! You get to keep everything you find!
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
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  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“the owner” (12 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (7 reviews)
“dollar bucket” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
31 S Broad St, Brevard, NC 28712-3727
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+1 828-877-4700
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"the owner"
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"a lot of fun"
in 7 reviews
"dollar bucket"
in 3 reviews
"cool rocks"
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"my kids love"
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"shapes and sizes"
in 2 reviews
"great for kids"
in 2 reviews
"the young man working"
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"rose quartz"
in 2 reviews
"small bucket"
in 2 reviews
"precious stones"
in 2 reviews
"little boy"
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"for sale"
in 6 reviews
"rainy day"
in 4 reviews
"whole family"
in 4 reviews
"fun experience"
in 3 reviews
"cold weather"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son loved it....staff was extremely nice and helpful, polite and fun. It was exciting to "discover" gems and rocks...and identify them. We will be back!

Thank Wendy N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun with experienced and knowledgeable store employee (Kyle). I'm now home learning more about rocks identification

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time we’ve had in the mountains. 11/10 would go again. Great for the kids. And Kyle, the awesome guy working there, made the whole experience ten times more fun!

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! I really didn’t expect this to be so much fun. My sons and I just moved to Brevard and decided to play tourist for the day. We love gems and crystals and gave the indoor mining experience a try. Kyle hooked us up with...More

1  Thank MelzB9
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kyle the person working was so nice and made our experience amazing and told us about the area because we just moved here

1  Thank sawyer320
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a GREAT time! We went to Brevard specifically to go to Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (during the White Squirrel Festival). Their prices are very reasonable and the staff was super friendly. They checked on us throughout our mining and answered all of...More

Thank mrssizemore
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Killing time when my hubby was working, my daughters (6 & 7) and I decided to gem mine. We decided on Crystal Mountain. Holden was interactive with us and shared the excitement when the girls found interesting gems. Will be back!!

1  Thank CHM76
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Though I am not a geologist, this place has lots to offer. Rocks, minerals, gems, fossils galore. You can easily spend an hour or more here. Beautiful items.

Thank William O
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The gentleman assisting us (Kyle, I believe) was nothing short of a first-class individual. He was helpful finding the right experience and products for our family and helped our 8 and 10-year-old kids have a great time. The 2 buckets were full of large gems...More

Thank Wesley M
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A beacon of hope in a world of darkness. Would go again. Been going for the last 3 years, the part I look forward to on my trip.

Thank Kristin M
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Flo O
14 June 2018|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
The cost depends on the size of the bucket of sand you buy.
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27 October 2017|
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Response from CrystalMtn | Property representative |
Yes!
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Judi S
27 September 2016|
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Response from MarthaL43 | Reviewed this property |
Good size gravel lot behind the main building. A straight shot driveway from main road. Would think if u pulled straight into the driveway u would fit in lot but would not be able to pull into the designated car slots. I... More
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