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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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An eye opening spectacular treasure

A fascinating glimpse into Bendigo's rich Chinese history from the normal domestic view to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MrsSmiffy2015
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Sydney, Australia
Amazing insight into the Chinese influence on early Victoria and Bendigo

Easily spent an afternoon with a self guided and guided tour of this amazing museum. One of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brookyswanhill
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Swan Hill, Australia
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5-11 Bridge St, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A fascinating glimpse into Bendigo's rich Chinese history from the normal domestic view to the fantastic celebratory dragons and costumes. Makes me wish I was there for the Easter parade!

Thank MrsSmiffy2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easily spent an afternoon with a self guided and guided tour of this amazing museum. One of the hidden gems of Bendigo. Our group was young grand kids who were enthused by the colours, the costumes and the dragons, the adults by the history and...More

Thank Brookyswanhill
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took friends from NZ to Bendigo and visited the museum. First thoughts entry fee a bit much at $11 Was informed your had just started and we’re lucky enough to join in. Highly worth the wealth of information that was given by guide. Informative and...More

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit full of history and culture wonderful staff happy to help. Great place for kids to go to. Highly recommended.

Thank Midwifemarie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly informative staff. Amazing exhibits especially the loong dragon and the jade chariot. Quality of exhibits outstanding. Could not believe the coins over 2000 years old.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am glad I went and looked through this place. I knew nothing about the Chinese culture and their time immigrating to Australia. I know a little now and it was very interesting seeing all their traditional things

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Golden Dragon far exceeded our expectations. Many goldfield areas have a Chinese history however in Bendigo a stronger, vibrant community connection has been maintained and the museum reflects this. The exhibits are of high quality, well presented and varied. We spent two hours here...More

Thank LorikeetR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited one Saturday afternoon in time for an informative and interesting guided tour. Learnt more about it all being taken through than what we'd have learnt on our own wandering around. Quite abit to look at, in a couple of different areas of the...More

Thank malleegirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank springwoodsusan
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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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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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