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Golden Dragon Museum

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Address: 5-11 Bridge street, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3552, Australia
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+61 3 5441 5044
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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great place to visit

very interesting place to visit, well worth the money a lot of history learn a lot about the Chinese community dragon in bendigo we took overseas visitors to visit and they were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Kangaroo Flat, Australia
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Kangaroo Flat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very interesting place to visit, well worth the money a lot of history learn a lot about the Chinese community dragon in bendigo we took overseas visitors to visit and they were very very impressed with the dislays

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Entrance price not too high, very welcoming, you can buy tea/coffee there and some snacks. When you walk through the big red doors, it is a sight to behold. Spin 360 deg slowly to view the 50 y.o. Dragon with 9,000 mirrors. All the artifacts are great; but don't forget the Water Garden, so peaceful and lovely.

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Sun L, Manager at Golden Dragon Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments. More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The largest Chinese museum in the southern hemisphere packed with amazing artifacts and informed staff. Home to Sun Loong, the longest dragon and other dragons seen and admired in the Easter Parade, this is well worth a visit. Drawing on Bendigo's Gold Rush and Chinese involvement as well as the rich and deep Chinese history this is a small but... More 

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Sun L, Manager at Golden Dragon Museum, responded to this review

We hope you come again, maybe at Easter and see the parading dragons. This is when the collection comes to life! More 

Kilmore, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Chinese cultural history museum with beautiful gardens to wander through. Sun Loong is very colorful

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with friends from Canada and loved our visit.I found the displays to be very interesting and grandchildren enjoyed our visit here too,with lots to see and great to see our local history.

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlights the contribution that chinese people played in the history of Bendigo. Well worth a visit

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Sun L, Manager at Golden Dragon Museum, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the museum. Thankyou. More 

Geelong, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thought there would be more focus on the role the Chinese played in the Bendigo Gold Rush, but very little to be seen. Lots of artefacts which are cool, but to be honest the neighbouring garden was far more impressive. The garden and temple are included in the $28 family ticket.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. Took our 5 year old daughter, she was amazed by all the ancient things that she's never seen in her life. Rich history and historical artifacts and photographs well preserved.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through the park in Bendigo, which is lovely, to arrive at the Chinese Golden dragon museum. It was very quiet when we arrived and to be honest I was doubting we would go in as it didn't look very inspiring from the outside. So glad we went in as it was fantastic!! We were given a tour by a... More 

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Sun L, Manager at Golden Dragon Museum, responded to this review

If you have a spare moment you should watch the TV Series 'Who do you think you are' with Cathy Freeman tracing her family history. Here you will see our museum's founder Russell Jack help Cathy discover her Chinese ancestors. We are glad you enjoyed the museum. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience. Our tour guide Russ made this a truly memorable event. We did not realise how badly the Chinese in Bendigo were treated in earlier days and what a truly remarkable footstep the have made in Bendigo area. Keep up the good work Russ, you deserve great recognition for services rendered. Terrific place for primary school children... More 

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Sun L, Manager at Golden Dragon Museum, responded to this review

Russell is our local 'treasure' and 'legend'. We are glad you enjoyed you visit. More 

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