Broad River Gems and Mining Co.


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Daily 10 am - 6 pm


  • 218 River Landing

    Rutherfordton,   NC   28139


We have available gem material from many mines scattered around the globe, and offer instructions on screening and panning for these gems. Our flume is located on the gold-bearing Broad River.

Our gift shop contains jewelry, gemstones and gifts plus rock minerals and fossil specimens. Meteorites, mounted insects, dinosaur eggs and museum area. Most unique gem mine, fossil dig and gift shop in the South.

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218 River Landing
Rutherfordton NC 28139


Latitude: 35° 21' 58.3194" / Longitude: -82° 2' 50.6394"

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Located between Lake Lure & Rutherfordton off of US Hwy 64/74A.

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