At Award Art Gems we offer group packages for schoolsbirthday parties, rock clubsscouting groupssenior citizen groupschurch groups,youth groupsday care centers and any other educational or social groups you can imagine. Travel Agents are welcome to contact us for special arrangements! Troops: Work toward your geology merit badge, belt or achievement awards!!

Educational Program includes:

  • Brief history of mining in the West Virginia
  • Types of rocks and how they were formed
  • How gems are formed
  • Fossils
  • Hardness Scale
  • Uses of rocks in everyday life
  • Collections
  • Building personal wealth through colored gemstones


Anyone can have a birthday party, but at Award Art Gem Mine you become a Rock Star. We offer a unique way to celebrate a child’s (or adults) birthday. You could enjoy a day filled with mining gemstones while spending time with friends and family who also enjoy searching for treasure.

Our parties are affordable and have no limits as to how small or large your group can be.

We also have gift certificates available
Call (304)477-3927 or email us at address to get started today.