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Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine

  • Address
  • 21 Sapphire Gulch Lane
  • Philipsburg, MT 59858
  • Mailing Address
  • PO Box 148
  • Philipsburg, MT 59858

Find your own sapphire gemstone at Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine, which is one of the world's largest sapphire gemstone deposits. Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine offers fine Montana sapphire gemstones, finished jewelry and the unique opportunity to find your own rough sapphire and have it finished into a gemstone.

Open year-round in Philipsburg; 201 West Broadway.

Driving Directions

Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine is slightly over an hour's drive from Butte or Missoula. From Interstate 90, take Montana Highway 1, the Pintler Scenic Route, to the junction of Montana Highway 38, Skalkaho Pass Road (six miles south of Philipsburg), then 16 miles west to our driveway, 21 Sapphire Gulch Lane. Town store open year round at 201 West Broadway; beautiful downtown Philipsburg.

Area Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Gem Hunting
  • Picnicking
  • Rock Hounding
  • Sapphire Mining
  • Wildlife Viewing

Services And Amenities

  • Gift Shop
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Parking
  • Public Restroom
  • Snack Bar

Payment And Reservation Info

  • Payment Methods
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Master Card
  • Personal Check (In State)
  • Personal Check (Out Of State)
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
  • Reservations
  • Walk-Ins Welcome

Season / Hours Of Operation

  • Season
  • Sapphire Mine: Mid-May - first weekend in October Philipsburg store location: All Year
  • Hours
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Extended hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm June 15th - Labor Day

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