Elijah Mountain Gem Mine


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In a Nutshell

Mine allows customers to become a prospector from the 1800s and mine for gems in real wooden flumes

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Promotional value expires May 21, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Some adults have children so they have a socially acceptable reason to eat at novelty pizza arcades and see movies with Shreks in them. Put some fun in the oven with this kid-friendly Groupon.

$20 for Two Prospector’s Dream Buckets ($40 Value)

Each Prospector’s Dream Bucket holds 2.5 gallons of dirt and gems that kids can sift through with water from the flume. Mining minors can take home whatever treasures they find, and indoor flumes mean that the mine stays open in all weather.

Elijah Mountain Gem Mine

Families fill their buckets with the gem-studded dirt, strap on their prospector hats, and sift through the loot with the help of wooden flumes. The flumes, all-weather and wheelchair-accessible, wash away dirt to reveal fossils, quartz crystals, uncut emeralds, and other treasures to take home. Miners can opt for specialty buckets that contain higher concentrations of certain stones and fossils. A 3,000-square-foot rock and fossil shop is stocked with sundries from the United States and Europe that, unlike precious stones or the White House's water slide, are displayed in plain sight. Enjoy the petting zoo which features baby goats, chickens and a rabbit.

Customer Reviews

Second time here and the service was impeccable as before. VERY kid friendly place. Everyone is super nice and welcoming. We LOVE coming here!
T D. · May 21, 2013
we had a great time. we will recommend to all. kids had SO much fun
Steve A. · May 21, 2013
My son and I had a wonderful time! My son loves gems and fossils and Mr. Joe, who works there, turned our visit into a fun, but educational time. My son has told everyone all the fun facts he learned about fossils from our visit. We had a wonderful time and plan to go back!
Heather M. · May 18, 2013
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    2120 Brevard Rd.

    Hendersonville, NC 28739


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