Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - May1 to October 21
  • Hours - 12 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday


  • 25 Phillips Street

    Franklin,   NC   28734


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Founded in 1974, the museum is housed in the historic “old jail” building in downtown Franklin. The museum features the area’s most comprehensive collection of native gems & minerals plus displays of gems & minerals from all across the United States and World. Be sure to visit the popular fluorescent room.

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25 Phillips Street
Franklin NC 28734


Latitude: 35° 10' 50.1594" / Longitude: -83° 22' 50.52"

Special Directions:

Follow Business 441 to downtown Franklin. Left on Phillips Street, museum is on right behind Rankin Square.

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