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Hiddenite Center Lucas Mansion Museum and Education Center

Center Street, Hiddenite, NC
+1 828-632-6966
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Interesting

The mansion itself is interesting. You are able to see a number of things for free such as an area... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
DEBORAH H
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WILMINGTON
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Diamond Jim Lucas

OMG! What a gorgeous house and a neat collection inside. But the front desk staff have never been... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
GretaLint
,
Asheboro, North Carolina
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Victorian mansion once owned by a gem dealer known as "Diamond Jim" Lucas - now home to a folk and art museum featuring 19th-century furniture, indigenous gems, an art gallery and a large doll collection.
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12 May 2017
“Interesting”
15 Oct 2016
“Diamond Jim Lucas”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
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Center Street, Hiddenite, NC
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+1 828-632-6966
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The mansion itself is interesting. You are able to see a number of things for free such as an area housing dolls and antique toys, an art gallery and a gem exhibit. The ladies in charge are eager to share their knowledge of the premises....More

Thank DEBORAH H
Reviewed 16 October 2016

OMG! What a gorgeous house and a neat collection inside. But the front desk staff have never been to the mine. Why? They told us they weren't interested in it and therefore didn't know much about it, except that "a lot of rock hounds go...More

Thank GretaLint
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Great to be under shelter and being able to sit down and clean your stones while searching. Found so many beautiful stones that could be made into jewerly.

Thank Stonedetective
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We had passed the sign "Hiddenite Museum" several times when travelling on the I40 but somehow never had the time to go visit. This trip, while travelling on Route 64, we again came across a sign and we turned off the road to find this...More

5  Thank Rosalind P
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The Hiddenite Center (which is comprised of the historic Lucas Mansion and the Educational Complex) is the premiere arts organization in the region. The staff is professional and courteous, and very knowledgeable about the history and arts culture in Alexander and surrounding counties. They work...More

3  Thank Gary H
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