Please Note: We will be closed from June 8th through June 20th.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Gem Mining Experience
- Visit the area’s only all-indoor gem mining experience.
- Available in 3 mixes, each hand-assembled bucket provides you with the highest quality experience available. Explore our bucket sizing and prices to plan your visit.
- We do not require or offer reservations, simply stop in to play.
- Open 5 days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm.
Crystals, Fossils & Gifts
- Explore the area’s largest selection of authentic crystals, gems, minerals, gemstone jewelry, fossil specimens, metaphysical supplies, dinosaur-themed toys & unique home decor treasures.
- Visit our Gift Shop in person or shop online via Etsy.
Pricing & Bucket Sizes
- Explore our mining rough buckets and pricing to plan your visit.
- All of our mining rough buckets are also available in a take-home form. All you need is a basin of water and a sand sifter!
- Perfect for hosting an at-home birthday party celebration.
Mobile Gem Mining
- Our state-of-the-art, custom-engineered trailer takes gem mining to the next level!
- Perfect for large-scale events and group gatherings. Book us for your next:
- In-house School Field Trip
- Summer Camp, or Track-out Camp
- School or Non-profit Fundraiser Event
- Note: the mobile mining experience is not available for birthday parties.
- Give the gift of treasure. They will dig it!
- Pick one up in-store or buy an e-gift card online.
- Curious about the Treasure Quest story? Learn more about our family-run business.
- Watch this video created by the team of WRAL.com Out and About TV.
We invite you to experience the youthful joy of a Treasure Quest. You will dig it!
Treasure Quest Mining is an award-winning indoor gem mining experience, crystal, fossil, and home decor gift shop located near downtown Apex at 414 Upchurch Street in Apex, North Carolina.
OurOur preOurOur Crystal, Gem & Fossil Gift Shop features a curated collection of crystals, gems, minerals, fossil specimens, gemstone jewelry, home decor items, and dinosaur- and shark-themed toys and gifts. Visit our store in person or shop online. You can purchase our treasures via our Etsy Shop.