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Golden Dragon Museum

5-11 Bridge St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5441 5044
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Amazing amount to see at this interesting museum

My travel buddy and I spent ages at this museum. Of particular interest to us was the social... read more

Reviewed today
springwoodsusan
via mobile
Stunning collection

The collection of Chinese artefacts was brilliant. The dragons and parade equipment were colourful... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jd7772016
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Canberra, Australia
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  • Average7%
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5-11 Bridge St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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+61 3 5441 5044
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Reviewed today via mobile

My travel buddy and I spent ages at this museum. Of particular interest to us was the social history relating to the Chinese who came to the Bendigo area around the mid 1800s when gold was discovered and their continuing involvement within the Bendigo and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The collection of Chinese artefacts was brilliant. The dragons and parade equipment were colourful and in abundance. The history of Bendigo and the many old photographs were interesting to study. Also enjoyed the walk through the gardens and temple.

Thank jd7772016
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time we come to Bendigo we make a visit here as the exhibits keep changing, always something new. This time we noticed that there was an exhibit for the Chinese ANZACs. This time was special though as Russell Jack, the person responsible for getting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum. There are some items well worth seeing. Overall, a bit less than I expected, and I found access a bit difficult n parts.

Thank frequentraveller2013
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst in Bendigo for the weekend, we wanted to better understand the history of the Chinese miners and this museum seemed a logical place to start. On arrival, we were extremely fortunate to be given a tour by Mr Russell Jack, Director of the Museum...More

Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this place, with its colourful dragons, historic displays & beautiful gardens. There are many interesting stories to read about the Chinese ANZACS. I was distressed to learn that their names have not been included on the honour rolls even though they fought for...More

Thank Lynn L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved visiting this on Good Friday and experiencing the history behind the early settlers in Bendigo. the coin collection was immense and the dragon stunning.

Thank Bron M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great little museum that offered a good perspective and context regarding history. The entry fee at $12 per adult was a little expensive for what it offered. The gardens were lovely despite being on the small side. Overall a little run down and in...More

Thank Martin H
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

Lots to see and some fantastic historical information in this beautifully appointed museum. We spent about 2 hours here, including about half an hour in the shop which stocked some lovely jewellery and ornaments which were reasonably priced.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Fantastic place full of memorabilia, icons and pieces of Bendigo's history. Not only Chinese history, but of/for everyone. Beautiful area to relax and indulge in recalling the past and reliving the times of hard work and celebration, but also the dreams and hopes of an...More

Thank Jan N
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jiri p
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Marcel C | Reviewed this property |
John Wade 29 has nailed the various prices. It’s actually cheap considering the quality of the attraction. Make sure you pay the fee for the local guide as the experience is so much richer.
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jiri p
January 3, 2018|
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Response from jebskulker | Reviewed this property |
yeah $12, and they took cash or credit card
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Lynn H
May 9, 2016|
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Response from GoldenDragonMuseum | Property representative |
The Golden Dragon Chinese Tearoom serves light meals and refreshments. Tours Groups are able to book by calling the museum. The operating hours are 10am - 4pm Tue - Sun. Please refer to the website for pubic holiday trading... More
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