Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum, Fortuna

4.6
#1 of 6 in Museums in Humboldt County
Specialty Museum Gift & Specialty Shop
Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum is located in Fortuna. A visit to Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fortuna vacation route planner to plot your vacation.
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4.7
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  • Not a rock hound here but we stopped in because we've driven by many times and wanted to check it out. Place has a tremendous display of raw and finished rocks and gemstones but the real highlight of ...  more »
  • Really neat store, with an awesome little museum. Fun attraction. Have taken a couple people here, they all loved it. Prices are reasonable, great for gifts  more »
  • This place is awesome for a rock lover. They have everything from all the various types of rocks and gemstones to the tools and polishers to make them into masterpieces. They have jewelry and stones a...  more »
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  • Wow! So very much wow. The selection and variety here is amazing. Everything from rough stones. Fossils, crystals, beads, gems and jewelry to tools to facet stones and mine them. museum on site of the finer specimens. Whether you only have $5 to your name or $50,000 you can leave here with something amazing. I stop in every single time I drive by(every 1-3 months) and make sure I at least look around for what's new. The staff here are very friendly and patient and happy to answer any questions you may have. You should definitely stop by. And if you live within 50 miles you should consider coming here to peruse their outdoor landscape rock section. They have so very many unique large mineral specimens that will really spice up your yard.
  • Fantastic selection and friendly, helpful staff. They even have a cool little museum! So glad I found this 'gem' of a store on my road trip.
  • I purchased some raw pink quartz and adventurine. I also purchased a piece of polished orange calcite. I brought my pieces home and place them in the garden. The orange calcite is now white after sitting in the rain for the last couple of months. It was dyed...I am disappointed.
  • Great rock shop! Free little museum you can walk through and a gallery is also available for requested tours. Lots of rocks, minerals and fossils available and pretty low prices!
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Very good prices.

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