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Museum of N.C. Minerals


category : Museums
Exhibits feature minerals and gems found in North Carolina. Fun, interactive displays explain the importance of mining in the region.




Address:
Hwy. 226 & Blue Ridge Pkwy. MP 331
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Phone: (828)765-2761


Come visit us in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine

As seen on the "Learning Channel,"

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

Spruce Pine Gem & Gold Mine

Mine for native gemstones with one of the oldest mining families in North Carolina. Documented by National Geographic Magizine. Mining this area since 1810. Featured on PBS and in Readers Digest. Open year-round with covered flumes. Heated indoor flume in winter with warm water. Gemcutting &

Spruce Pine, NC Pioneer History

Historic Orchard at Altapass

Enjoy hayrides following the path of the Revolutionary War mountain soldiers or storytelling hayrides about our part of the mountains. An Appalachian cultural & historical center celebrating the people, music, art &

Spruce Pine, NC Orchards

The Blue Ridge Soap Shed

Visitors can see soap made dailyApril - October, and enjoy all our handmade soaps (70+ varieties)

Spruce Pine, NC Tours

Grassy Creek Golf & Country Club

Challenging par-72 golf course offering small, fast bentgrass greens and a 90 cart path rule, weather permitting. Championship (6277 yards, 70.2 rating, 132 slope); Middle (5744 yards, 68.0 rating, 125 slope); Forward (4797 yards, 68.9 rating, 125 slope). 18 holes, par 72. clubhouse, rstrnt./

Spruce Pine, NC Golf Courses

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