Gem Mining & Gold Panning
- COVID-19 Update: our Prehistoric Gift Shop is open and our gem mining activity station is open under a limited reservation system.
- The area’s only indoor gem mining & gold panning experience.
- Mine for gems, minerals, shells & fossils, or pan for real gold!
- Open 5-days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.
- Award-Winning – voted #1 Indoor Activity Center in the 2019 WRAL.com Voters’ Choice Awards!
- COVID-19 Update: Our birthday party packages are not currently offered due to COVID-19. However, you can plan an at-home experience utilizing our to-go bags of mining rough!
- Flexible and affordable gem mining birthday party packages available.
- Award-Winning – voted #1 Birthday Party Venue in the 2019 WRAL.com Voters’ Choice Awards!
- Schedule a fun, interactive, and unique birthday party experience.
- Shop our prehistoric gifts at our store oronline.
- Authentic fossils, crystals, gemstones, dinosaur toys & other treasures.
- The area’s largest selection of gems, minerals, fossils ideal for home decorating, gift-giving, or metaphysical use.
- An incredible selection of treasures for the rockhound or aspiring paleontologist!
- Award-Winning – Voted a top local Gift Shop in the 2019 WRAL.com Voters’ Choice Awards!
- Book our Mobile Gem Mining Experience! Our state of the art, custom-engineered trailer takes gem mining to the next level!
- Book us for your next:
- In-house School Field Trip
- Summer Camp or Scout Activity
- Corporate Event
We invite you to experience the youthful joy of a Treasure Quest. You will dig it!
Treasure Quest Mining is an award-winning indoor and mobile gem mining experience, birthday party venue, and prehistoric gift shop located a block from downtown Apex at 414 Upchurch Street in Apex, North Carolina. Visit our award-winning location, you will dig it!
We offer severalbirthday party packages, affording you the flexibility to custom-design your child’s gem mining birthday party experience to meet your budget and needs.
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Explore our store, in-person or online, to purchase authentic fossils and other prehistoric treasures.
Schedule your child’s birthday party adventure with us.
Schedule a group outing, school visit, or track-out camp field trip with us today!
View our comprehensive gem, shell & fossil identification pages to learn about your treasures.