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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
All reviewsnuggetsgold museumsovereign hill ticketblake exhibitiongreat displaysworth a visitacross the roadgift shopinteresting factstv showon displayinteresting placeentry tickettwo hoursguided tourgreat place to visitcoins
I'm just glad this Museum had a quite cheap entry fee. The only good thing here was the dresses room - women's dresses from that era and you could try on bonnets. The video of old Ballarat was also really good to watch - but...More
Was disappointed that such a great museum of gold history of area was spoilt by having low lighting that made it ner impossible to read many of the word plaques that accompanied the items on display. Fairy lights may be asthetically easy on the eye...More
This is a must to visit as it is included in the sovereign hill ticket.
The museum provides a chronological history of gold discovery in Australia.
Patrons can handle gold nuggets to get the feeling of the weight and grandeur.
There are many interactive activities....More
The Gold Museum has one fantastic attraction. It’s warm. After being in the Ballarat winter at Sovereign Hill it’s nice to warm up over at the museum.
They have lots of historic photos of Ballarat and examples of gold nuggets, which I assume are reproductions....More
Very interesting and well set out, you get to see real pieces of history from mining to clothing and jewellery plus real nuggets!
Something for everyone. I was told not to miss it and I’m glad I visited.
I wasn't sure I would like visiting this place but it was really interesting. The gift shop was pretty good too. I learned where rose gold comes from but not white gold. The old dresses were lovely also
A fantastic and reasonable cheap way to spend a few hours. My partner and I wandered around this fantastic and interesting exhibition of an era neither of us were present for. Such interesting history and the pictures and stories to go with it. The only...More