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Consolidated Gold Mine

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Address: 185 Consolidated Gold Mine Road, Dahlonega, GA
Phone Number: 706-864-8473
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Prospecting
Description: You and your family will enjoy a 40 minute Underground Adventure of the...
You and your family will enjoy a 40 minute Underground Adventure of the mine with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members.As you descend the stairs, you will hear tales of miner’s struggles to uncover gold deep within large Quartz veins. Your tour guide welcomes interaction from the group as you experience life as a miner at the turn of the century.After your tour, you will receive gold panning instructions from some of the best panners in the world, having won numerous awards in the field. Then you will get a chance to try if for yourself and hopefully you’ll strike it rich!While you are at the mine, don’t forget to try our “Gemstone Grubbin’” for a great family experience. Everyone will love our water powered flume boxes that quickly wash away material revealing beautiful gemstones! We have buckets for beginners and experts alike. There’s no better way to strike it rich!The Mines remain at a comfortable 60 degrees year round. As a reminder, this is a walking tour. Guests enter the mine via three flights of stairs and two ramps. Tennis shoes are recommended and closed toed shoes are a must! Flip Flops are not permitted for the Underground Adventure.Pets and strollers are not permitted in the mine.TRAVEL 200 FEET UNDERGROUND AND 100 YEARS BACK IN TIME!
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A blast!

Can't believe we waited so long to do this. Miner C.J. was witty, super informative, and fun to follow. Plus, he is a veteran. Panning for gold was hard work. You can make a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Can't believe we waited so long to do this. Miner C.J. was witty, super informative, and fun to follow. Plus, he is a veteran. Panning for gold was hard work. You can make a lot more money working for minimum wage than you can panning for gold. The 4 of us managed to find 12 flakes. Probably $3 worth.

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Darien, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Fun. Family friendly and very history oriented. Best for gem finding and the underground mine tour. We had a nice time here. We had our daughters sapphire(she found there) cut and set by Miner Mike, It's beautiful and she loves it.

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Miner Steve our guide was great. Lots of information and kept the kids attention. My daughter gushed with lots of info at dinner about the mine and they really enjoyed the experience. Lots of gems in our bucket and the girls spent hours comparing and finding out what they were. Gold panning was fun too! Staff is very helpful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Facilities very clean and welcoming. All employees we encountered were beyond friendly. Our tour was informing and entertaining. The guide was knowledgeable and funny. Miner Mike took the time to discuss some of my son's gemstone rough he brought from home. He ended up opting to cut a large pink sapphire for his collection. We can't wait to get it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A must see adventure! I wasn't sure what to expect!! The tour guide made it worth it. He was funny and very informative. I believe his name was Micah. Anyways, GO!!! We will be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Interesting to see a gold mine that was recently active, as far as history goes! CJ was an excellent tour guide! I was surprised how damp it was and I was glad I wore good shoes as it seemed it was a little risky at times. Would recommend to anyone! Be aware, water drips down on you from the rocks... More 

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this mine. The kids loved panning for gold. We did the mine tour and panning. I'm glad the kids were able to pan for gold first.... It kept them busy right from the start. On the day we visited, no one else was in our group for the mine tour, so we had our... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was a fun event for the adults and children. Narrator explained everything about the underground mine and when we were done they let us pan for some gold which most of us got about three little pieces, but it was fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the altitude in the mountains. Our tour guide austin was exactly what you would expect at a gold mine. He did a great job, keeping everyone captivated, motivated, and safe. After , i would recommend the gold and gemming experience. For my kids it was an education you cannot create on any lap top /hand held device. Hint: Get... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Jerry or Gary (sorry can't recall) was an excellent tour guide! He gave a lot of great information about the mine and the area. My husband is not a fan of caves but, he had a good time too!. Would recommend a visit. Just be sure to wear good shoes (slippery) and be ready to walk up and down a... More 

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Address: 185 Consolidated Gold Mine Road, Dahlonega, GA
Phone Number: 706-864-8473
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega

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