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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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Very informative movie and really amazing building!

This place is amazingly preserved and the displays and movie that you see are very well done. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mishawaka, Indiana
Interesting history museum

This is a small museum in a cool old courthouse surrounded by a historic square. A good choice for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This site tells the story of the Gold Rush of 1828.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“local history” (14 reviews)
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1 Public Sq, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1210
+1 706-864-2257
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazingly preserved and the displays and movie that you see are very well done. The paid staff was great and the volunteers even better - loved chatting with "Tom".

Thank tal5418
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small museum in a cool old courthouse surrounded by a historic square. A good choice for American history buffs. This was my second visit after around 30 years. Last visit was when my kids were little. We purchased a gold miner pan...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The movie was very good, informative and interesting. The exhibits were good. The employees were very attentive, caring and informative.

Thank M5722KFchristinep
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stop by and get the history of the Town and area. The film is short but well worth seeing. Docents are very helpful.

Thank grace1908
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Knowing that the Museum actually was sitting on a pot of Gold was exhilarating!! Never knew that Georgia was so RICH

Thank trueblues32
Reviewed 6 October 2017

As a graduate student studying the Georgia gold rush, visiting Dahlonega and this specific museum was on the top of my to-do list. While on a motorcycle trip from Montreal to Alabama this past summer, I demanded that we stop in Northern Georgia in order...More

Thank rhiann0nleigh
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is makes for an interesting visit if your are in the area. The staff are excellent. The movie gives a nice overview of the area's story. Exhibits can be seen fairly quickly -- a half hour, at most. There are some things that will...More

Thank TryTraveler
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a state-run historic site that has ACA accommodations on the first floor. The staff is wonderful - polite and full of information about the region's gold mining past. The film on the third floor gives and over view and there are artifacts on...More

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I was quite excited to visit this historic site while in Dahlonega. The film shown prior to entering the museum was worth the price of admission. Very interesting with lots of little facts I didn't know about. The actual museum really did not have much...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were pressed for time, so only glanced at the exhibits. We did take the time to watch the videos, which were a great overview of N. Ga history and the gold rush (daughter taking 8th grade Ga History this year). Well...More

Thank skwmitchell
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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.
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.