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Nestled in the heart of Golden Point, Sovereign Hill Ballarat offers an amazing journey through Australia's history. 

Set as an open-air museum, it covers over 30.000 square-feet and it meticulously recreates the streets and the vibrant life of Ballarat during the 1850s gold rush era. But Sovereign Hill is not a simple museum, it also offers some impressive experiences, allowing you to encounter costumed characters, learn it all about the crafts from skilled artisans and discover the routine of the gold rush pioneers and how was their life during this exciting period of our history and even panning for gold yourself!

With its wide variety of activities and realistic reconstruction of history, Sovereign Hill is an educational and fascinating excursion. Do not miss it!

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Experiences

Gold Museum

Learn all about the vital people, places and events which have been integral to shaping Ballarat and the Victorian Goldfields. Each month, you can discover an array of temporary exhibitions, special events, public programmes and amazing activities!

Daily Activities

Explore a range of exciting and interesting activities which take place throughout the day at Sovereign Hill Barat, such as musket-firing, blacksmiths, gold panning, candle-dipping and wheel-wrights! Enjoy whichever activity takes your fancy!

Aura

In this amazing 90-minute show, you will be immersed in the story of gold with a graphic presentation that explores the creation, discovery and impact of the precious metal then and now. It will not leave you indifferent

Narambool

If you are interested in exploring how sustainable farming really works, then don’t miss out on experience Narambool, where you will learn it all about flora and fauna conservation.

Wizard Jacobs Magic Show

The famous Wizard Jacobs, along with his trusted side-kick the Goblin Sprightly, will amaze you with a show full of tricks and laughs for people from all ages.

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Tickets 2024

Standard Tickets

Type of TicketPrice
Adult Ticket$49.00
Child Ticket$29.00
Concession Ticket$40.00
Family Ticket (2A+2C)$132.00

Aura Show Tickets

Type of TicketPrice
Adult Ticket$64.00
Child Ticket$34.40
Concession Ticket$51.20
Family Ticket (2A+2C)$175.00

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How to get there

Sovereign Hill Ballarat is located on Bradshaw St, Golden Point VIC 3350. You can get there using the next transport options:

  • Car: located 90 minutes outside of Melbourne in the historic city of Ballarat, Sovereign Hill is easy to reach by car. Take the freeway and travel about 110km. 
  • Train and bus: you can take the V/line train from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station which is about 90 minutes to Ballarat Station in the centre of town. You can then catch bus route 21.  
  • Taxi: you can take a taxi easily to the park, please call 131 008.

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Useful Information

Accessibility

Given that Sovereign Hill is located on a hill which aims to recreate a historical period, some areas of the park are not fully accessible. There is a gentle slope, some uneven ground and gravel and there are some wide bluestone gutters. Please call the park on 03 5337 1199 for more information. Please see the free wheelchair and stroller app which is available.

Wheelchairs

There are wheelchairs available completely free of charge. However, please note that they are subject to availability.

Food and drinks

There are several places to eat available onsite such as the New York Bakery, the Hope Bakery, the USA Bar and a Cafe.

Contact

  • Email:  enquiries@sovereignhill.com.au
  • Phone: (03) 5337 1199
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Calendar and Opening Hours

Sovereing Hill Ballarat is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm. On school holidays, it also opens on Mondays from 10am to 5pm.

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FAQ

What is the Sovereign Hill Barrat address?

The address is Bradshaw St, Golden Point VIC 3350 

How do I get to Sovereign Hill?

You can get to the park by car along the free way or by train from Melbourne and then take the 21 bus.  


Where can I eat and drink at Sovereign Hill Ballarat?

There are several places to eat such at the New York Bakery, the Hope Bakery, the USA Hotel and the cafe. 

What activities are available at Sovereign Hill Ballarat?

There are several activities available such as musket-firing, black smiths, gold-panning, candle-dipping and many more.

What historical period is Sovereign Hill based on?

Sovereign Hill is based on the gold rush that happened during the 1850s

How much doest a ticket for Sovereign Hill cost?

An adult ticket costs $49.00, while a child ticket is only $29.00

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Lena Johnson
Lena Johnson
Hace más de 1 año
Good Really interesting learning all about the Gold Rush with this unique park.
Callum Chohan
Callum Chohan
Hace más de 1 año
Good This place transports you to another time its amazing!
Usuario Taquilla
Usuario Taquilla
Hace más de 1 año
Excellent SO interesting learning about the gold rush!