Emerald Hollow Mine


Emerald Hollow Mine


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round


  • 484 Emerald Hollow Mine Dr.

    Hiddenite,   NC   28636

  • Mailing Address -

    PO Box 276

    Hiddenite,   NC   28636


Known as “The Gem Capital of the World,” Emerald Hollow provides an educational, fun experience for both young and old. Enjoy a day in the foothills as you dig, sluice or “go creekin'” for gems. Find emeralds, hiddenite, quartz, garnet, sapphire, aquamarine, and more.

We offer an Earth Science and Field Trip program for tour groups and corporate team building.

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484 Emerald Hollow Mine Dr.
Hiddenite NC 28636


Latitude: 35° 54' 49.3194" / Longitude: -81° 4' 58.08"

Special Directions:

From I-40 in Statesville at Exit 148, turn west onto NC Hwy 90 towards Taylorsville and go approximately 12 miles to Hiddenite, turn right onto Sulphur Springs Road (State Road 1001). Watch for green signs to guide you to Emerald Hollow/Hiddenite Gems, Inc. on the right.

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