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Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum

Highway 101, Fortuna, CA 95540
+1 707-725-2714
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Grandchildren Love It

I have 11 grandchildren! Whenever they come to visit, they want to go to Chapman's. Boys and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rodjk37
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McKinleyville, California
Gem Museum

I love the museum here. They have some amazing mineral artifacts as well as archaeological... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
evebernard1981
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San Jose, California
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“rock hound” (4 reviews)
“for sale” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Highway 101, Fortuna, CA 95540
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+1 707-725-2714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have 11 grandchildren! Whenever they come to visit, they want to go to Chapman's. Boys and girls alike - they all love it. I do too - lots of neat rocks, jewelry and museum pieces here. And when I needed to replace two hematite...More

Thank rodjk37
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I love the museum here. They have some amazing mineral artifacts as well as archaeological artifacts. The shop it is part of has some cool things to see. The bins outside have some nifty little treasures but the better items are indoors. The staff are...More

Thank evebernard1981
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We drove by and was so interested we turned around and went back to take a look - we were well pleased to find an array of stones and rocks for sale. Owner was very helpful in describing and answering our questions ! Lots of...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

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 the place is the free museum in...More

Thank Raoul L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

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

Thank Nora J
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

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 and polished rocks to purchase as well as a pretty...More

Thank Peppertaz
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I'm not a rock hound at all but finally stoped in And tried to figure this place out! It's got lots of rocks for sure super dusty inventory inside On shelves and bins. Small selection of books And some rocks outside. Some of the rocks...More

Thank Clarjoe
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I loved this place! They had an amazing variety of different types of stones, and the employees were very friendly and knowledgeable. Just be sure to go early - they close at 5:00 - at least the Saturday we were there.

Thank PaulaJB2015
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This place has it all, and the museum is a nice place to stretch your legs and learn a bit. The man was very knowledgeable and helpful to point you in the right direction if you are looking for something particular. Prices are good and...More

Thank Peppertaz
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Huge selection of crystals and rocks in all shapes and sizes. Lots of beautiful pieces in all price ranges.

Thank Pamela H
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