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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
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Bradshaw Street, Ballarat, Victoria 3352, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Static and generally uninspiring displays of gold nugget replicas and photos of the gold rush era. If you want a great display of that era then go across the road to Sovereign Hill.

Thank GeoffD892
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great if you want to see the history of Ballarat and gold mining in Ballarat. Ticket to this was included in our entry to Sovereign Hill.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Having visited the open air museum of Sovereign Hill across the street for almost all day, we were not sure if we had any energy left for the Gold Museum. Thanks god we dragged our tired limbs to this place. A sudden surge of energy...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Included in the cost of Sovereign hill this is good value. Quite interesting and worth the visit while in Ballarat

Thank Fearless588998
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My review is tied into the Sovereign Hill tour review as the Gold Museum is part of a 2-Day Sovereign Hill attraction.

Thank Colleen T
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Provided a reasonable overview, but could have been more interactive. Admission is covered by the entry fee to Sovereign Hill

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is just opposite to sovereign hill. You can walk through the history of gold mining. Different size of gold pieces from mine can be seen

Thank jimchacko
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Took us about 45 minutes to get around the whole thing, so there wasn’t a lot there. What is there, however, is interesting and worth a visit. Even if you’re not completely into the whole ‘Gold Nugget’ thing, there are other things to see. If...More

Thank Kiwitychosmurf
Reviewed 26 September 2018

It's my 1rst time visiting this kind of museum. So it's interisting to see the history of this place and samples of gold chunks that previously I can't imagine.

Thank Wida197
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I visited with friends to see the fashion exhibition which we enjoyed. But the rest of the museum is poorly organized and dated. There are different displays in the front space which makes no sense. There is some nice jewellery and gold nuggets (which make...More

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