The Gold Mining Camp Museum at Monroe Park, the official gold mining interpretive center for the Commonwealth of Virginia, is the only museum in Virginia solely dedicated to the history of gold and gold mining. Monroe Park is located off Route 17 in Goldvein, Virginia
The Gold Panning Demonstration sluice is open for the summer.
Weather permitting, gold panning demonstrations are held at 2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday with an additional demonstration on Saturday at 10 a.m. These demonstrations are free to the public. Please be aware, all demonstrations are held in our new sluice system which contains local creek sand; there is no stream at the museum and park.
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Gold Mining Camp Museum Awarded NEH Grant
The Gold Mining Camp Museum has been awarded a National Endowment of the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions to fund a conservation assessment for several pieces of mining machinery from the area. Click here for more information.