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Sheffield Mine, Franklin
(3/5 based on 120 reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Good location salted buckets staff warn was hateful an a disrespectful Dick is easy as to put will not be going back shame on you 
  • We drove up to the mine during the week. Not so easy to find. But the roadway took us by some breath taking venues and quaint towns. I love looking at old farms. The price of admission was $20.00 each...  more »
  • We had fun looking for rubies and sapphires. It's a lot of work to get them gems cleaned. It is distressing to sit and keep looking for a clunker. If you can't climb the stairs they will send a golf c...  more »
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  • Good value. 20 bucks for 3 buckets. Did 2 extra buckets for 5 bucks. Found a good amount of rubies about 37 carats all together. Staff was friendly and he helps to make sure you don't miss any rubies while sifting. You will get dirty so don't wear clothes u really care about. It's also covered which helps a lot. Lots of work but lots of fun too.
  • Had a wonderful time this past weekend up at your mine. Warren, was a real charmer and such a pleasure to get to know him. So helpful and kind plus his knowledge of gem stones and of nature was so interesting. He made our trip and YES, we will be back with our friends and family to find a few more gems. It also didn't hurt, that I found a 26 carrot ruby that is being cut for a beautiful ring. Thanks Warren for a wonderful time. Dee Davenport Alpharetta, GA
  • Worst customer service I've ever had at any type business. The staff was rude, lied to us, and was very insulting. Not to mention, they try to take advantage of tourists (which is their primary clientele I assume). Don't waist your time or money, and go to another gem mine around town. We left halfway through and had a great experience elsewhere.
  • They are very nice and helpful!! One of the best mines we have been to... We will go back!! Would recommend to anyone!!
  • It's a wonderful and fun way for the family to spend the day. Who would've thought that as adults we would pay to play in dirt and water and make a mess of ourselves. My family has found many rubies of varying sizes, from a chip to a 25 carat. The first ruby, of any size, that my husband found. He had it cut and mounted in a pendant for my birthday ( ruby is my birthstone). That was 15 years ago and I wear it every day. The only time I've taken it off is for surgeries. Please check this place out, it is so much fun with knowledgeable staff.