Rates & Dates

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In 2023 Emerald Village is open every day from April 1st, 2023 through October 31st, 2023! Our online store remains open year-round! Have a Gem Bucket shipped to your home anytime!

Hours:
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM every day (April, May, September, October)
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)

Rates:

The NC Mining Museum

self-guided underground mine tour

Ages 13 and up $10.00
Ages 5-12 $8.00
ages 4 & under are “Free w/paying adult”

Special Group rates available for 25+, by reservation

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The Gemstone Mine

located in a real mine

Gem Buckets Starts at $10.00 and goes up to $500.00

A wide variety are available.
We guarantee a gem find every time!

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Gold Panning

located in a real mine

Gold Panning Starts at $15.00 and goes up to $500

Gold in every bucket—includes a free lesson!

Dig Your Own at
Crabtree Emerald Mine

Ages 13 & up $20.00 per person
Ages 5-12 $5.00 per person
Ages 4 & under No charge

Tools available for rent - $25 per day, plus deposit
Waiver of liability form must be signed, available at Emerald Village.

 

Mineral Collecting
On the McKinney Mine Dumps

Ages 13 & up $20.00 per person
Ages 5-12 $5.00 per person
Ages 4 & under No charge

Tools available for rent - $25 per day plus deposit
Waiver of Liability Form must be signed!

Night-time Black Light Tours

2022 BLACK LIGHT TOUR SCHEDULE

Emerald Village closes after daytime activities. On nights with black light tours gates reopen 45 minutes before tour times below.

10 SPECIAL NIGHTS ONLY, beginning at dark!

Saturday, May 28 9:15 PM
Saturday, June 11 9:30 PM
Saturday, July 9 9:30 PM
Saturday, July 16 9:30 PM
Saturday, July 23 9:15 PM
Saturday, August 6 9:15 PM
Saturday, September 3 8:45 PM
Saturday, October 8 8:00 PM
Saturday, October 15 7:45 PM
Saturday, October 22 7:45 PM

Ages 13 and up $20.00
Ages 5-12 $10.00
Ages 4 and under No charge, w/paying adult

Reservations Required! Click "Book Online Now"

The black light tours are offered on 10 special nights.
45 minute guided tour is led by professional staff.
Bring your camera for awesome photos!

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