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Mystery Hill

129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9549
+1 828-264-2792
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Childhood dream...realized...

Every summer, my mom's family got together in the Boone area for a weekend. And we would drive by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mf0ster17
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
What a fabulous mystery to explore.

What an amazing place! It has a vortex that scientists haven't been able to explain. It has a fun... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ltower6869
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Matthews, North Carolina
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Explore North Carolina's Natural Gravitational Anomaly - Guided tours of the Anomaly leave every 10 min - Hands On Science Fun, Giant Bubbles, History, Native American Artifacts, Gem Mining, DInasour and Fossil Museum, Old Time Photos, and More!
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“vortex room” (50 reviews)
“bubble room” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
129 Mystery Hill Ln, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9549
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+1 828-264-2792
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"vortex room"
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"bubble room"
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"optical illusion"
in 13 reviews
"interesting place"
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"native american museum"
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"roadside attraction"
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"all ages"
in 17 reviews
"whole family"
in 13 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 12 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"gem mine"
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"kids and adults"
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"year old daughter"
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"gem mining"
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"bubbles"
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"science"
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"puzzles"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every summer, my mom's family got together in the Boone area for a weekend. And we would drive by this place and I would beg to go. Fast forward...now I'm 40 and the husband and I went to Boone as adults. When we drove by...More

Thank mf0ster17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place! It has a vortex that scientists haven't been able to explain. It has a fun hands-on science museum. It has a coffeehouse. And lastly, it has one of the best gemstone mining places in the mountains, attached to a store that...More

Thank ltower6869
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a very strange place , water rinds upholl and balls roll up instead of down and you can lean over backwards and not fall over! Loved it

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This place is astonishing! It’s an unexplained phenomenon! The kids enjoyed it. If you get dizzy or motion sickness the vortex room is not for you! The gravitational pull is strong and unusual to say the least! I’ve never seen anything like it! It’s definitely...More

Thank Crystal W
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

If you want to do something outside the box, then this should be your first stop!! Absolutely fun and amazing. The gravity room really had us thinking and falling! lol It is easy to get dizzy in there, but that is beyond their control. I've...More

Thank Ashley E
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Mystery Hill is wonderful, we enjoyed this moment,is near the street and very easy to find it..we were in December and the weather was great 👍🏻

Thank liusalbarez15
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

It was a rainy, winter day so we were looking for indoor things to do. We have driven by Mystery Hill numerous times and never stopped. It was a hoot! Of course you are paying for the one main attraction, but, it was so cool...More

Thank Shannon4444
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Not expensive and there is a $1 off coupon in the tourist books. Takes about an hour to do with kids but it’s a good hands on place for them to do some optical illusion type activities. As a bonus you get to see a...More

Thank CeCeatl561
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is fun for all ages but I would recommend anyone with balance issues please hold onto the railing in the gravity room! The gravity room was fun but it does make you dizzy and I almost fell 2 times even though I was holding...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This a place to take the kids for a while for their entertainment. Very pleasant employee. Very interesting things.

Thank avenger20
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Tammy P
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Adults are $9 each - Children 5-12 are $7 each - Children under 5 are always free
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