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All reviews north carolina nice stop the blue ridge parkway small gift shop mining history quick stop clean restrooms interesting info on display revolutionary war plenty of parking all ages exhibits rocks mountains brp examples
We enjoy the Visitor Centers on the BRP. It's an opportunity to stamp our National Park Passport. This stop had a small but interesting/educational mineral museum. Traveling with a few folks that like minerals made it that much more appropriate to spend some time browsing.
This is a small museum that is easily accessible from the Blue Ridge Parkway. It si very interesting and easily seen in an hour. It focusing on all of the mineral and mining in NC. Staff is very friendly and helpful. There are lots of...More
My family stopped here while driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We spent maybe 15 minutes, used the clean restrooms, and enjoyed the mineral museum. It's a small museum but some interesting info about the geology of the area.
The exhibition rooms have been redone and are now excellent. Audio greets you as you enter each room. All of the minerals are well shown and good storylines displayed. Small shop and information room. Plenty of parking and a great stop if you are riding...More