Hours & Pricing


Museum Hours:
Monday – CLOSED
Tuesday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Friday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday – 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday – CLOSED

There will be irregular hours during the Halloween and Christmas season.  Any closures or irregular hours will be posted to the Pine Mountain Gold Museum’s Facebook.

All hiking trails, picnic areas, and the Live Animal Exhibit are open during daylight hours (dawn to dusk) 365 days a year, rain or shine.  For safety and security reasons do not enter or remain on the premises between sunset and dawn – unless part of a ticketed, and scheduled special event.

Pine Mountain Gold Museum observes the following City of Villa Rica holidays:

New Year’s Day
LK Holiday
President’s Day
Good Friday
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

PRICING: (prices shown before tax)

Pine Mountain Gold Museum Admission (including 18-minute documentary)

  • $5.00 Individual adult (ages 12 to 55)

  • $4.00 Seniors (ages 55 & up)

  • $4.00 Children (ages 3 to 12)

  • $4.00 Military, First-Responders (with ID)

  • FREE Children (ages 2 and under)

  • $4.00 Student (with college ID)

Pine Mountain Scenic Railroad (train departs Pinetown Depot for all points.)

  • $5.00 All riders, per ticket

  • FREE Children (ages 2 and under)

Panning for Gold, or Gemstones (includes instruction and assistance from one of our miners!)

  • $7.00 Per gold pan

  • $5.00 Per gemstone pan

  • $15.00 Per pan of “Gemstone Jackpot”

  • $50.00 Per Emerald Bucket

  • $50.00 Per Rutile (Titanium Crystal) Bucket

Annual Pass (non-transferable, valid for ONE (1) year)

  • $50.00 Each pass covers one family.

  • Unlimited museum admission

  • $3.00 Per gold pan

  • $3.00 Per gemstone pan

  • $3.00 Per person train rides (Special event trains excluded)

  • 10% Discount in the Museum Store

  • Advanced access to special event and after-hours tickets


  • Hiking trails

  • Live Animal Exhibit

  • Picnic Area

  • Geocaching

  • Interpretive Garden

  • Bird Watching

  • Stockmar Homestead Ruins

  • Mining Station Ruins

  • Unlimited Nature Photography Opportunities

Above pricing does not apply to special event trains, or after-hours programs.  Special event and after-hours ticketing is available through Museum Store or online.

Please check the Pine Mountain Gold Museum's Facebook page for all the latest information concerning updated train times, special events, Museum hours, etc.  https://www.facebook.com/PineMountainGoldMuseum/


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