The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

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   Founded by Larry Hauser, the Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson County, this small museum has exhibits that include fossils, Cherokee Indian artifacts, and gems and minerals found in North Carolina.
   The purpose of the museum is to support the education of the children of Henderson and neighboring counties in the Earth Science areas of Mineralogy, Geology, Paleontology and the associated Lapidary Arts. The museum has ongoing exhibits of regional minerals and gemstones of interest to the general public,a workshop where gem-cutting and polishing demonstrations are held and gift shop.

Website: Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson County
Hendersonville NC
Address: 400 N. Main Street, Hendersonville NC 28792
Telephone: 828-698-1977
Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
Fees: Free
Allow: One hour
Directions: From Asheville take I-26 South. Get off at exit 49B onto US 64. Turn left onto Main Street and proceed down Main Street.

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