Distance to Quest:2.5 km
Sovereign Hill is an outdoor museum presenting the story of Australiaâ€™s fabulous goldrush history. The particular focus is the impact of the great 19th century gold discoveries on the growth of Ballarat.
By 1861, Ballarat had grown into a fine provincial city built on the wealth derived from its gold.
Since opening in November 1970, Sovereign Hill has become an Australian tourism icon, winning many major tourism awards. Today, Sovereign Hill attracts some 450,000 visitors each year and is fun for all ages.
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