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Consolidated Gold Mine

185 Consolidated Gold Mine Rd, Dahlonega, GA
+1 706-864-8473
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Exceeded our expectations, both entertaining and educational

The Consolidated Gold Mine tour gives visitors an authentic experience of a working mine with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Christopher M
Touring the Mine was awesome

You will not strike it rich here from a money stand point, however it is rich in history and your... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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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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185 Consolidated Gold Mine Rd, Dahlonega, GA
+1 706-864-8473
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Consolidated Gold Mine tour gives visitors an authentic experience of a working mine with expert narrative on its history, operation and the life of miners. You'll descend into the depths of the mine on a combination of ramps, stairs and narrow paths to view...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 5 days ago

You will not strike it rich here from a money stand point, however it is rich in history and your knowledge with be richly enhanced by what you see and learn while here. The tour of the mine is amazing and the information is neat...More

Thank Gmiller5374
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are glad we took the walk down the mine to see what it was really like for the miners during the gold rush. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining. Can also buy a bucket to pan for your own gems. They will identify the...More

Thank fsumary
Reviewed 5 days ago

We just did the tour and skipped the touristy gem mining. The tour was interesting and the guide was good.

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I took a girl's trip to this town and we really enjoyed the tour of the mine.The guides were so helpful and funny! We learned so much about the history of the area and the process of the mining. the gold panning...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly employees,fun experience, great for the family, little bit of a tourist trap but still really fun for all ages. Unless you have back or leg problems.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 9 year old granddaughter on a day trip to the Gold Museum and Consolidated Mines. Both place had wonderful staff that answered any question. At the mine we went on an underground tour and our guide (sorry,can't remember his name but he...More

Thank Nana G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the history and the tour of the original gold mine. I did not pay for the jewel stone panning, but I did pay for panning for gold. Kids thought it was cool, but I was not that impressed with that part. Overall,...More

Thank Vacationprone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Panned for gold and toured the largest hard rock gold mine east of the Mississippi River. Can also pan for gemstones but we didn't do that this time.

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes they have built a Walmart next to this place, but don't let it put you off! This is no concrete and plastic theme park, this is a historical gem! From the gold panning, through the underground visit, right up to the gem stone panning,...More

Thank Florida_rosbif
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Aaron M
30 June 2017|
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Response from Stan W | Reviewed this property |
The mine isn’t active. When we went we were (that’s a lot of w’s) given pans with the sand in it. I can’t say if the gold is added or natural to the sand. Everyone in our party got something to take as a memento... More
Shine J
3 April 2017|
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Response from CGMINC | Property representative |
Our gold panning, gem mining and gift shop are wheelchair accessible. The Underground Gold Mine Tour is NOT wheelchair accessible. The total tour is about 0.5 miles round trip and consists of three flights of stairs (46... More
Terrie C
11 March 2017|
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Response from CGMINC | Property representative |
Our lead gem cutter has 43 years of experience making beautiful cut stones. In total, our gem experts have over 125 years of professional experience. We would love to help you out! Cutting stones starts at $25 for the... More