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My wife goes in there every time and buys something because they do have some great sales on... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Evan S
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Matthews, North Carolina
Took our grand-daughter gem mining

Friendly staff in mining area; ladies in the shop seemed very busy with arranging displays; not too... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
alexismimi
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Virginia
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1 Oct 2018
“Great Items”
22 Jul 2018
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Enjoy Gem mining and Ice Cream on our deck over the Broad River! The entire family will enjoy the thrill of finding native Western North Carolina gems, minerals and fossils. Everyone goes home with a big bag of gems and a big smile! Buy a bucket of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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7114 US 64 74A Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-8799
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+1 828-625-4511
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

My wife goes in there every time and buys something because they do have some great sales on jewerly. They do carry items i have never seen before so just to walk arounf and look is nice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Evan S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Well you just feel like you might find a real treasure. We did the Family bucket and we enjoyed it as much of the kids did. We got a few nice gems and left happy.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Friendly staff in mining area; ladies in the shop seemed very busy with arranging displays; not too excited about helping a child pick out something special.More

Date of experience: July 2017
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GemMineLakeLure, Owner at The Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

We are very glad you found our staff friendly when you and your grand daughter came gem mining. During the busy summer season, we do strive to keep things orderly, stocked, and clean at our shop for our customers' benefit; However, we enjoy our customers...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were staying near by on vacation near Lake Lure and headed down with our kids (3,7,10, and 15). It was an absolute blast, the kids loved it and so did the adults :-) The staff was very engaging and friendly. They took the time...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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GemMineLakeLure, Owner at The Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you for you recommendation, it is an honor. It was our pleasure to serve you and your family, and we are overjoyed that you had a great time with us! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for some ice cream and decided to do a little gem mining.. The kids loved it! They left with quite a haul of Ruby and Sapphire.. The ice cream was quite possibly some of the best I've ever had and gem mining...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jbuck55
GemMineLakeLure, Owner at The Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation. We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed gem mining with us and that you loved our ice cream. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Lake Lure!

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We found this place to go gem mining and we were not disappointed. Very friendly and knowledgeable employees. They were so sweet and explained and helped us with any questions we had. The prices were great and we found a lot of gems. The location...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Trish M
GemMineLakeLure, Owner at The Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank very much you for taking time to review us. So glad to hear that you had a blast gem mining with us, as we strive to make all our customers’ visits fun and memorable. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wow! I have been to other gem mines in the area and this one is by far the best! After looking at the website and seeing all of the beautiful photos of the river, which is located right next to the gem mine, as well...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Samantha E
GemMineLakeLure, Owner at The Gem Mine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

We are very glad that you stopped by and that you and your family had a wonderful time gem mining and eating ice cream on our deck over the river. Your detailed review and recommendation is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again!

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