Traveling In The USA
The Rock and Mineral Section
1st. Rock Shops in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Upper Peninsula Rock Shops are located on page 2.
Beulah, MI - C & M Rock Shop: 1326 U. S. 31, Beulah, MI. I visited this shop a few years back, it is a true old time rock shop with rough material, finished goods and specimens. You can read a story about this shop here.
Galesburg, MI - Rockhound Rock Shop: 47 W. Michigan Ave. Located in downtown Galesburg (currently set up in
Grants Antiques). Open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm. A newer shop, more material is being added all the time, anther not to miss stop if you happen to be on I-94 between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Rockhound Rock Shop's website.
PawPaw, MI - GeoScape Rock Shop: 37111 Red Arrow Hwy, Paw Paw, MI. Usually Closed Jan-March. Hours and dates posted on their Face book page. Eric and Ann have been rock dealers for a number of years Their shop has beeen expanding for a couple of years now. I have personal visited this storell, it is well worth the visit. GeoScape Rock Shop often has a booth at the Kalamazoo Rock and Mineral Show too.
Bridgman, MI - Peacock Rocks: 9798 Red Arrow Hwy, Open Mon 10-6, Closed on Tue, Wen - Thurs 10-6, Fri 10-8 and Sat 10-6. New store just opened in the fall of 2016. Good selection of rocks, minerals fossils. Peacock Rocks is also a dealer at the Kalamazoo Rock and Mineral Show.
Ypsilanti, MI - A World of Rocks: Now at 32 N. Huron, Check website for hours - Website for World of Rocks - a shop with a variety of wares. Located in the central downtown area of Ypsilanti.
updated in 2018
ROCK AND MINERAL STORES IN MICHHIGAN
In the1970’s and 80’s Rock and Mineral Shops dotted the country. Today you might stumble across a Metaphysical Shop selling minerals but they come no where close to providing the selection provided by the old rock shops of the past. Here is my list of Michigan Rock Shops that you might find enjoyable. Several new shops have popped up in the past few years.