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Sovereign Hill

Things to do Ballarat
A man leads horses in Ballarat
Photograph: Roberto Seba

Sovereign Hill is where goldrush history comes to life. Characters in 1860s costume mill around the shops, blacksmiths, theatre and saloon. You can buy old paraphernalia, make your own candles, pan for gold, take a trip down a mineshaft and visit the Gold Museum. You can even stay overnight.


Venue name: Sovereign Hill
Address: 39 Magpie St
Opening hours: Daily 10am-5pm (except Christmas Day)
Price: $21-$47
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