Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park, Villa Rica

#92 of 233 in Museums in Georgia
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Pine Mountain Gold Museum at Stockmar Park is a unique historical site with a museum, actual mining sites, nature trails and gold panning all at one location. Experience gold mining techniques spanning over 100 years beginning in the 1820s through the early 1930s. We are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and awarded the Southern Arc's Best of 2008 "Best Tourist Attraction" and the Carroll County 2009 Preservation Award. We were also the site for the filming of Robert DeNiro and John Travolta in February 2012, for the film "Killing Season" due out in 2013.

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  • Took grandkids to ride the train and try their hand at panning for gold and gemstones. We all had fun. The grandkids loved panning for the colored gemstones. They wanted to find gemstones in their...  more »
  • I took my 87 year old father here over Thanksgiving break. We enjoyed the museum and film. We enjoyed walking around and taking a look at the points of interest. Then we took the train ride, which....  more »
  • Awesome Jeep show put on annually by a great staff and volunteers. My son and I entered our Jeep in the show this past weekend. It was our first visit to the museum. A lot of history and information. Great place to take younger children. We enjoyed our time for sure and will come back for the show next year.
  • Small, but interesting museum. The Train ride and trail was nice. And the Cowboy Robbers and Sheriff were entertaining. Plus the Animal Petting Zoo is nice for the kids. I visited for a Jeep event.

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