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Smoky Mountain Gold and Ruby Mine

U.S 441n, Cherokee, NC
+1 828-497-6574
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Learned my lesson

I was not paying a whole lot of attention and bought two buckets for $20. One had a lot in it...the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shannon K
via mobile
Family Fun

Not for me, but grandparents and wife loved it and cant wait to go back. They found Rubys and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
New Port Richey, Florida
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U.S 441n, Cherokee, NC
+1 828-497-6574
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was not paying a whole lot of attention and bought two buckets for $20. One had a lot in it...the other did not....ended up buying another one! Then...I realized that they had "kids buckets" for $10. The guy guaranteed that minerals would be in...More

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not for me, but grandparents and wife loved it and cant wait to go back. They found Rubys and Emeralds. Everybody was happy and all smiles. What more can you ask for

Thank Kenk421
Reviewed 6 days ago

The wife just had to look for a ruby, we looked at several very nice rubes.prices were very low for the size she was looking for. (Small)🤑 Wife did find nice pair of ear rings.every one there was very helpful and friendly . Thanks

Thank hdnicholson71
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit. I have a teen and child under and they both enjoyed it. Although my husband and I didn't participate, there were adults there. The staff was friendly and helpful when we tried to figure out what were gems and what...More

Thank 521anitaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is most definitely worth coming back for I loved every bit of it ! My fiancé needed a get away from stress & our children for a while & this was the perfect place to go . It's ahhh-mazing !

1  Thank Chasika S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband loves to "mine for gems" at these places. We have been to places like this all over the southeast and he had been to this store before and had a good turnout. However, on this trip we spent $100.00 on a bucket of...More

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Took my teenage daughter with her friends. They visited here twice due to how friendly the staff was. Very helpful in identifying gems. So much fun. We were staying nearby and they enjoyed just stopping by to say hi to the staff. Nice family outing.

Thank rdr1rn
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My kids were dying to go and dig for gems here. Every time we went passed it I told them no. So this time I decided to give in. There were so many prices and different bags of dirt you could buy to mine for...More

Thank Mindy S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Opportunity to get some pretty cool semi-precious gemstones, and to spend some time with tour family. Last time we got their huge bucket for $50. Since there were 5 of us, worked out as one of the cheaper options. Can go in afterwards with what...More

1  Thank rickbrennanrn
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My son is a gem and mineral lover!! We stopped here and bought a 5 gallon bucket of dirt to mine with. He was soo excited about all the gems and minerals he found! The gentlemen working were very polite and knowledgeable! Will be going...More

Thank Cassandra H
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