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Address: 228 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330-4614
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Sonny

Sonny was a great man that made this Rock shop amazing. He was full of so much information that he was always ready to dish out. We used to go once a week and he would give kids a... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
Dan B
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

Sonny was a great man that made this Rock shop amazing. He was full of so much information that he was always ready to dish out. We used to go once a week and he would give kids a free gem or rock he would tell them about the item they chose. He was a kind and humorous man. I... More 

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Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

You are welcomed by the 90 year old plus owner Sonny. And it's an experience -- he makes you feel special and welcome the instant you come in and he's got tales that'll take you across space and time. And of course, an amazing huge collection of rocks -- of all kinds -- in jewelry and out -- geodes and... More 

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Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Nice collection of minerals. Sonny is an old school rock hound and will make you a "deal you can't refuse" I'm going back with my daughter next year.

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Thank Mary Ellen W
Augusta, Maine
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Wonderful assortment of crystals and local gems. Sonny is a dear soul who has continued to run the business after his wife's passing.

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Thank Mary D
Winthrop, Maine
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

There is nothing to dislike about Sonny's collection, gathered with his late wife from around the world. They once called themselves hoarders, but now their efforts are displayed. All visitors are treated with respect, whether or not they buy. The good news is that the items on display are for sale.

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Thank caldwellsylvainpendl
Augusta, Maine
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

Delighted with our visit to Sonny's Museum. Sonny is a most generous host. I admired a silver cross, he immediately made me an offer I couldn't refuse. Now one of my favorite pieces of jewelry. My daughter admired a bracelet and he picked it up and gave it to her. His worker Del is also a treasure. Worth a stop.

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Thank lbcounselor
Monmouth, Maine
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

There is nobody more knowledge about Maine Gems and stones anywhere. No better deals anywhere in the state of Maine, Bring the kids ,there is a lot to learn.

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Thank Ken B
Westport, Connecticut
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

We have been visiting with Sonny and buying his more-than-fairly-priced gems and minerals for the past two decades. He has wonderful specimens and his prices are more than fair. And Sonny himself is a pure joy!

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Camden, Maine
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Reviewed 21 October 2013

my wife and I stopped in and were made to feel like family,the owner sonny nicest grandfatherly gentleman you will ever meet,he made my wife and I feel at home and he loves to talk about maine and his family from the 20s,kinda cool we thought,thanks sonny for a really great day at your shop

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Bangor, Maine
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Reviewed 29 March 2013

Sonny, the owner, is great to buy minerals from; the store is filled with beautiful rocks. It's a bit dusty and one has to pick through the minerals on display but I took my time and found some beauties. He also sells semi-precious gemstone jewelry: earrings and necklaces and bracelets. There are a few fossils and also some unusual gift... More 

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