Come and experience the 1850’s at Sovereign Hill. A day at Sovereign Hill is a day filled with fun and adventure. Discover all the action and excitement of life as it was in 1850s Ballarat during the greatest alluvial gold rush the world has ever seen.
Sovereign Hill is a living museum with working exhibits brought to life by costumed characters and over 40 horses. Set on 25 acres of an original mining site, Sovereign Hill is a goldfields town with shops, hotels, a theatre, schools, factories, a gold diggings and underground mines to explore.
Sovereign Hill provides a full day’s entertainment for the whole family, there’s real gold to be panned in the creek, an underground gold mine, street theatre and the opportunity to be photographed with costumed ladies and gents on Main Street. See a $160,000 gold pour and watch the Redcoat soldiers re their powerful muskets every day. By night see the sound and light show spectacular, AURA, or experience the dark side of goldfields life on a Lamplight tour.