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The Gold Museum extends Sovereign Hill’s story of Ballarat - a majestic provincial city built on the wealth derived from the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s.An impressive glass-fronted building with commanding views, the Gold Museum offers...more
Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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I was disappointed. I was looking forward to the visit as an ancestor was a miner, but apart from a few pictures, gold nuggets, and jewellery, there wasn't much to see. The additional rooms of quirky collections could be seen in just a few minutes....More
The Gold Museum fills in all the blanks after having spent most of the day at Sovereign Hill and is located just across the road. Interesting facts and exhibits on display which is well maintained and presented.
As part of admission to Sovereign Hill, you get access to the Gold Museum. It is not a large museum but has a really interesting collection of artifacts, information and photos. The large photo with lighting at key points can occupy quite a bit of...More
A nice entree to the main event. It has it's historical and educational value but if it wasn't next to Sovereign Hill and if wasn't part of the day tour itinerary, I would most likely skip it and use that time for the main attraction....More
The museum is a well documented environment that offers a close up record and description of the gold era, including samples, examples of gold found in the region. Just across the road from Sovereign Hill and included in the same price.
The Gold Museum entrance fees is included in the Sovereign Hill Tickets, make you visit the Gold Museum as it is directly opposite Sovereign Hill. The most interesting is the different sizes of Gold Nuggets found in Australia
The museum covers a lot of ground: who first found gold; how Ballarat developed during the gold rush; what gold looks like when it's found; miner lifestyles.
It doesn't go into a lot of depth, but it's an interesting overview and there were lots of...More