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Great for the kids.

Actually, it’s pretty much like any other side-of-the-road panning attraction. However, this place... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2014
Tom A
Ellijay, Georgia
Mining ok, antiques not so much

The town of Ellijay doesn't offer much to entertain kids. If I heard "another antique store... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2014
Amy R
Griffin, Georgia
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  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible25%
7 Apr 2016
“Friendly and helpful”
2 Jul 2015
“Skip this store and mining”
Gem Mine & Antique Store New owners Monday. Closed Tue. 11::00 to 5:00 Wed. 11:00 to. 5:00 Thur. 10:00 to 5:00 Fri. 10:00 to 5:00 Sat. 10:00 to 5:00 Sun. 11:00 to 5:00
44 N Church St, Ellijay, GA 30540-2369
+1 706-273-1070
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Went gem mining we bought the $20 bucket. We had a great time and the lady who worked there was very nice. It's worth the stop.

Thank jmkrieger
Reviewed 3 July 2015

First time we want the store was closed the sign said they would be open the next day at 11. Guess what they did not open until after 12. Price was high at $20 per child. My children ranked this site and gave it an...More

4  Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

We went several times and they were not open during posted hours. Don't waste your time or effort on a business owner that can't keep THEIR posted hours.

3  Thank Ben K
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

My Daughter McKenzie and her friend Vance had a great time here! They shared $20 bucket and found bunches of beautiful stones. Will go back tomorrow!. Owner was very nice and helpful in recommending other places to go and see.

2  Thank MaryLee F
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Actually, it’s pretty much like any other side-of-the-road panning attraction. However, this place does really give you your money’s worth. We took our grandson and we got a 2 ½ gallon bucket and a “prospector’s pouch” for $10. This was for the “gem panning” bucket....More

3  Thank Tom A
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The town of Ellijay doesn't offer much to entertain kids. If I heard "another antique store?!" once, I heard it 20 times. This was a nice adventure for them. Buckets ranged from $10.00 to $20.00 depending if you wanted just gems or fossils. We chose...More

2  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 21 August 2014

My kids were so excited to go here and pan for gems and fossils!! I was excited to see the stuff in the store. Looked very interesting on line. We got there and it was closed. Supposed to be open, but it was closed. Extremely...More

1  Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Love this place, my children want to go back already!!!!! The staff was great and you get the good ole north Ga feel! Weather was amazing and the shop was great too!

2  Thank ErinDrigg
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We went to this site 7 times..from Monday to Friday several times during the day. It was never opened and no sign saying why it was closed. Our granddaughter was extremely disappointed and so were the many, many families who also arrived the the same...More

5  Thank Linda L
Reviewed 7 August 2013

This is one of the most unique shops I have ever visited! My children had so much fun panning for gems! Will definitely go back soon! What a great little place to compliment Ellijay!

3  Thank Carol M
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