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Sovereign Hill

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  • Underground sovereign hill
39 Bradshaw Street, Golden Point VIC 3350

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  • Guided underground mine tours
  • Shops, theatres, restaurants
  • Demonstrations
  • Gold nugget collection
  • Parade and musket firing
  • Horse and coach tours
Visit Sovereign Hill's living museum and discover what life was like during Ballarat's 1850's gold rush!

Sovereign Hill is a goldfields town complete with shops, hotels, schools, factories, a theatre, a gold diggings and underground mines to explore. Working exhibits are brought to life by fully costumed characters and over forty horses.

Is there still gold at Sovereign Hill?

Yes! Visitors can try their luck panning for gold in the creek at Sovereign Hill. You'll find real gold in the creek which runs through the diggings! Gold panning kits are available.
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  • There are several places in the Goldfields where you can take guided tours of underground gold mines - Central Deborah in Bendigo, Sovereign Hill in Ballarat, and Carman's Tunnel in Maldon.


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