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Golden Dragon Museum

5-11 Bridge street, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
+61 3 5441 5044
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A growing museum

With 10 years or more between visits it is evident that this little museum is a growing concern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue T
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Melbourne, Australia
Nice surprise in Bendigo

Really pleasantly surprised by how well done this place is. Normally regional museums can be a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony L
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5-11 Bridge street, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria 3550, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With 10 years or more between visits it is evident that this little museum is a growing concern. The highlight for me is the increase of notable works - the jade chariot (one of only 2 in the world) and the beautiful jade inlaid screen.

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really pleasantly surprised by how well done this place is. Normally regional museums can be a bit disappointing but this is quite well done. My family is Chinese, so we enjoyed reading about the history of the Chinese in the area. Quite a big display...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting history of the Chinese in Bendigo and the part they played during the gold rush. Many wonderful artifacts and also photos and history of the pioneering Chinese families of Bendigo. The lighting is low but this is to protect some of the exhibits....More

Thank John_Wade_29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is surely one of the best Chinese history museums in Australia. Its rich and in depth portrayal of the life of the Chinese through such a myriad of displays from clothing, processions, dragon, shopfronts, chariots, furniture, dress, homelife and the fundraising for the whole...More

Thank Cultured12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A definite must see if you are visiting Bendigo.. My teenage son and I were amazed at all the beautiful historical artifacts they had on display and our tour guide who was so knowledgeable made it more special as he gave us a true insight...More

Thank zarniem
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The museum contains artifacts of 19th century chinese migration you will not find elsewhere. Retired festival dragons can be inspected close up but for me the gem was the collection of photographs of early chinese migrants - their homes, families, dress, way of life. Ignore...More

Thank LuluofBendigo
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We had this on our Bendigo to do list to get an understanding of the Chinese story to Bendigo. We got that and more. The story of the Chinese presence was well presented and preserved including the difficulties they experienced during some of the less...More

1  Thank Mountainbilly1
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

There is a real sense of history as you walk through this incredible space with its many displays detailing history of the Chinese in early Bendigo. Make sure you take in the gardens & the working temple... you won’t be disappointed.

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must see if you are going to Bendigo. The dragon's are spectacular. Some of the artifacts are amazing and the history is really interesting. The garden is an added bonus.

Thank Trish F
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This museum offers real inside into the contribution of the Chinese from the days of the Gold Ruth up to the present. It houses an informative exhibition with many artefacts from the early days of colonisation as well as beautiful examples of Chinese arts and...More

Thank Robyn M
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Lynn H
10 May 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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philippa3585
17 November 2015|
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Response from GoldenDragonMuseum | Property representative |
You will need to contact the Central Deborah Mine for their price list, as it is not an attraction we manage or own.
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