Australia

Bridge Mall Farmers Market

This market buzzes with activity. Situated in the CBD (Ballarat Bridge Mall) you will find a authentic Farmers Market, over 50 quality producers and growers plus a whole lot more. Live music and kids entertainment are just the beginning. This market is great for the whole family and is not to be missed if you are in the Goldfields region. Entry is always free and there is ample parking.

The Gold Museum

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 an award-winning gift shop specialising in the sale of gold nuggets and Australian-made gold jewellery and fine giftware.Discover the beauty and...

Ballarat Tramway Museum

The Ballarat Tramway Museum is staffed by volunteer members who are dedicated to preserving and operating a part of the former Ballarat street tramways. Trams operate from 11:00 am every weekend and public holiday and during the Victorian school holidays. During winter the last run is approximately 4:00pm. As when the trams carried local residents about their business, fares are collected by the...

Ballarat Wildlife Park

Famous for its Australian wildlife and up-close animal experiences, Ballarat Wildlife Park is just 90 minutes’ drive west from Melbourne. There’s around 100 free-roaming kangaroos waiting to be hand-fed as well as other Australian animals including koalas, wombats, little penguins, dingoes and Tasmanian devils. An impressive reptile house is home to ‘Crunch’ the 5-metre-long super croc,...

Eureka Centre

The Eureka Flag is housed on the historic site of the 1854 Eureka Stockade and is surrounded by the scenic Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens. Formerly known as the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, the Eureka Centre is being re-imagined for the community with a stronger emphasis on the struggle of the young miners who fought for their rights and made an indelible mark on democracy in...

Sovereign Hill

At Sovereign Hill, the story of an important time and place in Australian History, and the people who lived it, lives on. An internationally acclaimed tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill prides itself on its close attention to detail found in every aspect of this living, outdoor museum. Sovereign Hill is a glimpse of the vigour and excitement of life on Australia’s 1850s goldfields. Visitors can...

Art Gallery of Ballarat

An interesting an dynamic regional gallery where there is always lots to see. Upstairs, the gallery collection is definitely worth a visit, as the Gallery holds one of the best regional collections in the country, and is always looking for interesting, thought-provoking ways of displaying it. Downstairs there are temporary exhibitions, with usually three open at any one time.