Half a kilometre deep, the Central Deborah Goldmine Bendigo operated from 1939 to 1954 and yielded nearly a tonne of gold. Find your inner prospecter during a guided tour through the shafts and tunnels and keep an eye out for any remaining seams of gold.
76 Violet Street, Bendigo 3550. 03 5443 8255. Various times. $16-$83. Daily.
Bendigo Pottery was founded in 1857 and houses Australia’s oldest pottery kilns, which still operate today. Watch potters and artisans at work, peruse the museum, shop in the Antiques and Collectables Centre, or have a go yourself Ghost-style.