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Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

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Address: 1 Public Square, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone Number: 706 864 2257
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This site tells the story of the Gold Rush of 1828.

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Very interesting museum

Loved to learn about the first gold rush in the U.S. Very neat museum located in the town square in Dahlonega.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Brandi O
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Calhoun, Georgia
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Calhoun, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Loved to learn about the first gold rush in the U.S. Very neat museum located in the town square in Dahlonega.

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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our daughter is currently eight and enjoyed learning about the gold rush. My husband and I found it very interesting as well! We purchased the "Gold Fever" package from the visitors center which includes Tour of the Gold museum, tour and Gold panning of Consolidated Mines (mine tour HIGHLY recommended that was our favorite part) and then Gold panning and... More 

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Dawsonville, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very Interesting, and FUN! Our Grandson (~6yrs old) just loved going DOWN INTO the ACTUAL MINE! The Tour Leader made him feel special, by putting him 'in charge' of the Tour for a moment!

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very good and informative place to go to. We learned about the gold rush that happened here years ago! Nice old historic building to be in.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Dahlonega my whole life and never once have I went into this museum. Finally on a pretty day my husband and I took a walk around the square and into this museum it doesn't cost to much but they really don't have a lot to see. It was worth one trip tho and I was able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

What a wonderful museum. They have been working on this for some time, obviously! Well organized and very much worth visiting. Great for families also

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Loganville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The video is educational and holds your interest (2 teen grandsons sat quietly and asked questions after), and the displays were well done. The guide showed us the gold in the bricks of the building and shared additional information about the people involved. It is a small museum, so you can see it all easily without feeling rushed.

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My wife and I was visiting Dahlonega and one of the top places on our to see list was this museum. The building itself is rich (including the bricks it is made out of) in gold history. After we paid our admission (senior discount) we were lucky enough to have got there in time for the short movie about the... More 

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Estero, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After visiting the Consolidated Mine we next went to the Museum and State Historic Site. This ties is all in when it comes to gold history in the area. Watch the movie upstairs and check out the coin exhibit from the Dahlonega Mint. Also, ask about the gold in the bricks. That was pretty cool. Small gift shop offers some... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This small museum gives you a big idea of the gold mining industry in the area. Don't skip the film!

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Additional Information about Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

Address: 1 Public Square, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone Number: 706 864 2257
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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