Asheville Gem Mine

Asheville Gem Mine is a glittering treasure trove snuggled in the midst of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the moment your step foot inside, you'll be transported to a sphere of wonder and awe as you discover the natural beauty of gemstones.

This mine is unlike any other - instead of simply purchasing pre-mined gems, you get to experience the thrill of finding your very own treasures! Armed with a bucket and a sift, you can search for gems like rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and more. As you sift through the dirt and gravel, your heart will pump with anticipation as you wonder what dazzling gems might be hiding just below the surface.

And the best part? The Asheville Gem Mine is a family-friendly destination that welcomes visitors of all ages. So why not take a break from the bustling daily life and embark on a gem-hunting adventure at the Asheville Gem Mine?

How to explore Asheville Gem Mine?

  • Go on a Gem mining excursion by sifting through dirt and gravel to find your own precious gems like rubies, emeralds, and sapphires.
  • Take a class or workshop to learn how to turn your gemstone finds into impressive pieces of wearable art.
  • Try out Lapidary skills taught by docent professionals there. Learn the art of cutting and polishing gemstones to create stunning pieces of jewelry or home decor.
  • Discover the science behind gemstones and the mining process through interactive exhibits and educational programs.
  • Plan a group outing or team-building event at the mine for a fun and memorable experience.
  • imageDuration Required
    3 hours

Address of Asheville Gem Mine

55 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, United States

Opening & Closing time of Asheville Gem Mine

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