In 2014 Emerald Village
is open every day from March 28th through November 2nd. Emerald Village is also partly open every weekend in November (and the Friday after Thanksgiving) from 10:00 till 4:00, for Mine Tours, Indoor Gem Mining, and unique shopping (Think Christmas!). Our online store
is open year-round! Have a Gem Bucket shipped to your door!
9:00 AM – 5:00 April through October
9:00 AM – 6:00 Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day
* Sales of mine tours, gem buckets and gold panning end 30 minutes before closing.
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturdays & Sundays in November (and the Friday after Thanksgiving)
NC Mining Museum
(self-guided underground mine
Adults - $7.00
Senior Citizens (60+) - $6.00
Students (through high school) -
Pre-School – No charge
Special Group rates available for
25+, by reservation.
here for group info.
located in a real mine
Gem Buckets - $10.00 and
A wide variety is available.
We guarantee a gem find every time!
Gold panning starts at $10.00 &
goes up to $500.
Gold in every bucket—includes a free
Dig Your Own at the Crabtree Emerald
$20.00 per person 12 and older per
(tools available for rent for $25 per day, plus deposit)
Release of liability form must be
signed, available at Emerald Village.
Mineral Collecting: On the McKinney Mine Dumps
Adults - $20 per person
12 & under - $10 per person
(Tools available for rent-$25 per day)
Waiver of Liability Form must be signed!
Nighttime Black Light Tour
THERE ARE 8 BLACK LIGHT TOURS IN 2014
8 SPECIAL SATURDAY NIGHTS BEGINNING AT DARK!
May 24 - - - - - -9:00 PM
June 14 - - - - - 9:15 PM
July 5 - - - - - - -9:15 PM
July 19 - - - - - - 9:15 PM
August 2 - - - - -9:00 PM
August 30 - - - - 8:30 PM
September 20 - 8:00 PM
October 11 - - - 7:30 PM
Adults - $15.00
Students - $10.00
Pre-School - No charge
If you have any questions please contact us at
email us, or use our
online request form.