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The Gold Museum, Ballarat

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The Gold Museum presents the story of Ballarat, a provincial city built on the wealth derived from the great Australian gold rushes of the 1850s, from its earliest days through to European settlement. An impressive glass-fronted building with commanding views, the museum offers an award-winning gift shop specializing in the sale of gold nuggets and Australian-made gold jewelry, as well as fine giftware. Discover the power of gold as you view an impressive and valuable collection of gold nuggets, alluvial deposits, priceless gold artifacts, and gold coins. Take a look at our Ballarat attractions planning app to schedule your visit to The Gold Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It was closed which was very disappointing. I don’t believe it was clear on their website when I was planning my trip. I found alot of things still not operating due to covid. :( 
    It was closed which was very disappointing. I don’t believe it was clear on their website when I was planning my trip. I found alot of things still not operating due to covid. :(  more »
  • The presentation of the areas history and the human story surrounding the discovery and search for gold is remarkable Great presentation and excellent information given throughout 
    The presentation of the areas history and the human story surrounding the discovery and search for gold is remarkable Great presentation and excellent information given throughout  more »

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