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The visit was to check on the graves of family past and the graves were found without difficulty and the people were helpful and had good records. The cemetery is well maintained and worth a visit if you have a prupose.
I attended the haunted Ballarat cemetery tour with a friend, and thoroughly enjoyed it.
The tour went for almost 2 hours, and the guide was very entertaining and knowledgeable. He shared many stories, both sad and happy.
So much history in that place.
We completed the nightly Tour, where it was very informative and fun. You are standing and walking for approx 1.5 hours, however the terrain is fairly flat and safe. The guide (Andrew) did a great job, he was knowledgable and eager to answer questions.
I could help myself as I either go here or pass this place most days. It is in McArthur Street at the corner of Creswick Road. And it is very historical and interesting.
It is where the memorial for slain miners is maintained and celebrated...More
My family was in town for a basketball tournament and saw this old historic cemetery. My wife a spent an hour or so walking around on a chilly Saturday afternoon. Very interesting tombstones and most dating back to the 1800's. I wish I would have...More
Ballarat Old General Cemetry reflects some of the major landmarks and key figures of Ballarat's European and Chinese history. There are two memorials relating to the Eureka Stockade, one for the diggers and one for the soldiers.
Have never visited here before...would like to go back and see more of it. Many beautiful headstones, and the memorial to the men of the Eureka Stockade was beautiful. Very interesting reading the headstones. There are many men buried in there who died as a...More