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Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Good History Lesson!

If you're in Dahlonega, you definitely should take the time to drop by the museum. Gives you a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TheInveterates
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Cypress, Texas
Interesting Museum

Went here on a rainy day. Cost $8.50 + tax per adult. It was a pretty small 'exhibit'. The best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LenHill04
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Winfield, Alabama
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This site tells the story of the Gold Rush of 1828.
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1 Public Sq, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1210
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+1 706-864-2257
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in Dahlonega, you definitely should take the time to drop by the museum. Gives you a great appreciation for life in the early 1800s, during America's first gold rush. Plan on 1-2 hours, which includes a short movie.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TheInveterates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a rainy day. Cost $8.50 + tax per adult. It was a pretty small 'exhibit'. The best part was the short movie upstairs talking about the gold rush. Had a nice gift shop area though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LenHill04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Liked seeing all the gold coins minted at Dahlonega in the early days. The film showed the history very well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NanatravelsAlot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured the gold museum in Dahlonega today, 11/28/18, and it was full of history & knowledge. It is a historical building, lots of history, history buffs would love this.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little museum! They had so many interesting facts about the gold rush that I hadn't known before. They also have a very nice exhibit of gold nuggets that have been found and a complete collection of coins minted during the rush...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sbwpanda
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Good stop..but average for a museum if you have ever been to a national type museum. Great customer service with ranger joe guys and volunteers. Mainly reading exhibits and a few examples of artifacts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tab999
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to the gold museum several times, but not since the remodel...it looks great! A couple friends and I did the Hung Jury escape room and it was a great experience! It’s a smaller room than any other escape experience I’d done, so it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather N
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We bought touring tickets at the visitors center and really appreciated learning the history of gold in Dahlonega.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank renawellnessconcepts
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Not being familiar with the Gold Rush history of this region, it was an interesting and detailed account of the "gold rush" in Georgia. Dahlonega town is cute with the museum situated in the square of the town. It's good for a stop, maybe 1/2...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kah50442
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the museum and the park ranger's were incredibly knowledgeable and kind. I learned so much about the history of gold mining, the Trail of Tears and about the US Mint. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank j g
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Getaway646928
7 October 2016|
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Response from mycaLee | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it because most of the upstairs furniture and draperies are antiques, but you might want to call since they cater to a lot of campers in that area.
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louanncarmichael
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
Historic Site Admission: - Adults (18–61): $7.00 - Seniors (62+): $6.50 - Youth (6–17): $4.50 - Child (under 6): $2.00 Group rates available with advance notice.
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