The Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum

Franklin Historic Jail Historic Site Macon County Museum

The Museum started in 1974, is located in the old “jailhouse” built in 1950. Located in downtown Franklin. Exhibits of gems from all 50 states. One of the most comprehensive collections of native gems and minerals from around the country.


  • 25 Phillips St. Franklin, NC


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PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270