Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum

Franklin Gem & Mineral Museum


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - May 1 to October 21
  • Hours - Monday - Friday 12 noon - 4 pm; Saturday 11 am - 3 pm


  • 25 Phillips Street

    Franklin,   NC   28734


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 and minerals plus displays of gems and minerals from all across the United States and the 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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