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Educational Programs

Located in the Old Jail, we have 8 rooms filled with gems and minerals from all over the world!

In fact we have one of the largest collections in the Southeast!​
Be sure to stop by our gift shop!  We offer jewelry hand-made by our volunteers!

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Guest Book
Guest Book

Don't forget to sign our guest book before you leave!!

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Note: In June of 2015 Our Museum Garden was registered as a Certified Wildlife Habitat with the National Wildlife Federation!


We also Received a Certificate of Excellence from Tripadvisor!

Hours of Operation

Current hours of operation:

Wed - Sat 12:00-4

New Summer Hours!

And By Appointment


School Groups and Tour Groups of 10 or more are welcome by appointment!​​


Please call (828) 369-7262 

Upcoming Meeting

Monthly meeting are held on the last Thursday of each month...


​Come and enjoy a program having to do with gems, minerals, rock collecting or jewelry making. Guests are always welcome, and you might even win a door prize!


Not a member? Consider joining, it's easy! To join, come to our next meeting or event, stop by the museum, or just ask a member!