Gem Mining

  • Mobile gem mining sluice based in Cary, NC
  • Find us at local fairs and festivals
  • Sluice for gems, minerals, shells & fossils
  • Keep your treasures!
  • Check out our schedule to find us near you

Prehistoric Gift Shop

  • Online store featuring authentic fossils & geologic treasures
  • Visit our site:
  • Perfect gifts for rockhound or dinosaur fanatic
  • Pop-up gift shop in Raleigh, NC area

Treasure Identification


Treasure Quest Mining is mobile gem mining experience and  prehistoric gift shop based out of Cary, North Carolina. 


Spring through Fall, you can find us traveling local fairs and festivals with our mobile gem mining sluice, bringing the treasure hunting experience to the Triangle for families to enjoy closer to home.


We also offer DIY birthday party packages so you can host your own Treasure Quest at home. 


Our online and pop-up prehistoric gift shop features fine quality educational and entertaining toys, authentic fossil specimens and unique geologic treasures perfect for the rockhound or aspiring paleontologist in your life.

We invite you to experience the Youthful joy of a treasure hunt. 

You will dig it!

Shop Treasure Quest

Explore our online store to purchase authentic fossils and other prehistoric treasures. 

Show Schedule

Find us at a local festival or event.  View our upcoming show schedule.

Celebrate with Treasure Quest

Schedule your child’s birthday party  adventure with us.

Identify your Treasures

View our comprehensive gem, shell & fossil identification pages to learn about your treasures.