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Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

1 Public Sq, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1210
+1 706-864-2257
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We spent about 2 hours in this wonderful museum. Entrance price was only $7 and is well worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
very interesting!

we stopped in on our way to one of the local mines....This was a very interesting and super... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“short film” (11 reviews)
“local history” (14 reviews)
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1 Public Sq, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1210
+1 706-864-2257
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent about 2 hours in this wonderful museum. Entrance price was only $7 and is well worth it. Start out your experience upstairs taking in a 17 minute film about the history of the Dahlonega gold rush. Very interesting and informative and definitely makes...More

Thank dennyl589
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stopped in on our way to one of the local mines....This was a very interesting and super educational!! The rangers were wonderful and helpful and knowledgeable and really friendly! We really enjoyed the little movie and all the history. thank you!

Thank audiowookie80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a "gem" of a museum, with a great 17 minute film showing the history of the area. Thanks to all the locals who helped save the beautiful building from destruction.

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is the first stop you need to make when visiting the area. Gives a wonderful review of the history of the first gold rush in America. The back ground of information that you get makes listing other locations more informative. Staff were very friendly...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We visited on Good Friday. While small the staff was helpful and knowledgeable. Gives an excellent understanding of the first major gold rush and the impact gold mining has had on North Georgia. Film was excellent especially the period interviews with gold miners. The old...More

Thank Blues2cup
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Very good place to learn some history.It is self guided except for the first 10 min. Great movie to learn about the town.

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The short movie was interesting and educational. The exhibits were well displayed. The staff was very helpful and knowledgable. The old courthouse building was something to see in itself, and well preserved.

Thank laura47f
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

$7 to enter per adult which was reasonable. Very friendly staff point you to a film upstairs which is not too long and is very informative. Very interesting to see inside an old courthouse and the history that goes with it. Great to see the...More

Thank funkimunki67
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. US first gold rush. Nice film and not too long. Quick enough for young children. The gift shop had inexpensive items.

Thank mrjazzbeau
Reviewed 4 April 2017

For $7.50 per head I thought it was fine. We spent about an hour and learned about the town and area which was cool.

Thank Sherpa67
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Pet friendly???
8 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.
What is the cost per person to tour the museum?
16 August 2016|
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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.