Mystifying students visiting the High Country since the 1948, Mystery Hill features North Carolina’s only known Gravitational Anomaly where objects suspended in midair take more force to move in one direction than the other, along with a fascinating collection of hands-on science activities.
Conveniently located next to Mystery Hill in Blowing Rock, Doc’s Rocks Gem Mine is a western North Carolina based gemstone and mining operation specializing in local gemstones. Doc’s Rocks is also recognized by the State Board of Education as a Premier Geology Education Center which teaches the geology of the Appalachian Mountains.
Journey through time to the Mesozoic Era - the Age of Dinosaurs - as you walk among these full-bodied models and experience what life might have been like for these incredible creatures at The Schiele Museum. Let us help you plan your next fi eld trip and connect you with the numerous educational assets Gaston County has to offer. Call us for a FREE Visitors Guide.