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Montana Gems of Philipsburg

204 West Broadway Street, Philipsburg, MT 59858
+1 406-859-6725
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Awesome Experience!

What a great place for young kids to explore! This place is set up perfect to easily learn in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Idaho Falls, Idaho
via mobile
Just for fun

The hubs and wanted to kill a little time so we decided to get a bag of dirt and try for some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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204 West Broadway Street, Philipsburg, MT 59858
+1 406-859-6725
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place for young kids to explore! This place is set up perfect to easily learn in a hands on environment. The staff was more than accommodating for our young children. They helped us in the store and while washing our rocks. Answered...More

Thank KPPK33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hubs and wanted to kill a little time so we decided to get a bag of dirt and try for some sapphires. The lady working showed how to do it and what we were looking for. We did find some sapphires in our bag...More

Thank Twisted1969
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We stopped in Philipsburg for 2 reasons. To find some precious stones and get a bag of candy! (more on the candy later) We found 2 places to pan for gems and decided on Montana Gems because it was outside (the other place was inside)...More

Thank Dencon156
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Our family visited, bought paydirt here, at Saphire Gallery and Gem Mountain... All were good, and we enjoyed Montana gems the most. They have an outdoor running sluice setup, which was a lot of fun, really friendly people. We found a lot of saphires --...More

Thank Micah A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great staff and a fun time. We did find a few gems, one which we are getting cut. My neighbor found a 15 carat one the time they went. The kids around us were having a blast and a free geode to boot. We also...More

Thank SuzieB65
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We visited July 13 and had just such a fun time with our young daughters (4 and 7)!! Not only did the girls enjoy the "mining" of the stones, but we were there on a day when our youngest was an "extra" in a filmed...More

Thank Robin B
Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

So glad to hear everyone had a fun time. We always enjoy seeing the kids have a great time, and happy parents are a good thing too! Something for everyone- thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

So my family went way outta the way to make a stop here and it was well worth the trip. Owners are great people very friendly with us and the kids.

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great time in this tiny mining town. The staff was friendly and helpful, and even allowed our small dog to hang out while we sifted through ore. Hope to come back, at the very least I will be ordering more gravel to...More

Thank Shandon G
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I've been to the shop once before (3yrs ago before name change) and we loved it. This time around we brought my parents, sister, and her daughter up for a visit. Well, worth the 5hr scenic drive. They are very friendly, courteous, and just great...More

Thank thullett
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We went to another place in town and ended up with material that had already been gone through and salted with small stuff. We then tried Montana Gems and here is where you want to go. Amazing customer service and raw virgin gravel. We ended...More

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