Broad River Gems and Mining Co.

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Broad River Gems and Mining Co.


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Open daily 10 am to 6 pm.


  • 218 River Landing

    Rutherfordton,   NC   28139


Broad River Gems & Mining offers onsite gem mining and fossil digging. The gem mine is located on the gold bearing Rocky Broad River. Located at the mine is a unique gift shop offering jewelry, gemstones and gifts along with rock minerals and fossil specimens. Meteorites, mountain insects, dinosaur eggs are included in the museum area. The most unique gem mine, fossil dig and gift shop in the South!

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218 River Landing
Rutherfordton NC 28139


Latitude: 35° 24' 53.9172" / Longitude: -82° 7' 24.4158"

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Located between Lake Lure & Rutherfordton off of US Hwy 64/74A. 5 miles West of the Greenhill Fire Station, or 2 1/4 miles East of Bills Creek Road after leaving Lake Lure.

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