Wow! This little basement hide away is fantastic. Go check out their black light gem display. Amazing. They also have lots of mineral and fossil specimens and the staff is very knowledgable
We stopped to visit the Mineral and Lapidary Museum and spent some time viewing the gems and then picked out and purchased a geode to be split to see the beauty inside. Hint: pick a light one as the weight will indicate if the geode is hollow and you can see the beauty of the crystals inside.
My entire family (kids, grandkids) love to visit this little museum. They have a black light area that shows how different gems and minerals react to ultra violet light, plus you can purchase geodes that they will cut open for you. Lots of rocks, gems, fossils and minerals. Very educational, too.
Hendersonville has a terrific Main Street and the Mineral and Lapidary Museum is a must see. Free admission and a wonderful cool refuge from the summer heat. The staff is very friendly and they have geodes on hand to buy and crack open all the time. My grandkids love it and they also have great mineral samples on display as... 更多
The Mineral & Lapidary Museum in Hendersonville is a great small museum if you are into rocks & fossils. It is a one-room museum, but it has a great display on fluorescence, a nice Dino fossil, and some beautiful examples of rocks from across the world. You can even buy a really high-quality geode and they will crack it for... 更多
Just happened to walk by and see the sign for this museum. So glad we entered!!! A great "free" museum. Interesting beginning with the fluorescent rock display which shows different rocks under black light and ultraviolet light. Lots of rocks, fossils,and even lucky enough to see a special exhibit with some dinosaur and mammoth bones. If you love rocks you... 更多
After gem mining earlier in the week, we thought our kids (ages 4 and 8) would enjoy this museum. Although the space is small, it is absolutely packed with gems and fossils, and there's a cool display about gems that fluoresce. My kids each got a geode, which they got to help crack, and they both fluoresced, too. I think... 更多