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Bendigo Town Hall Tour

Tours Bendigo CBD

Immerse yourself in the rich stories of a golden past, explore stunning heritage architecture fashioned in a time when Bendigo was the richest city in the world!

Bendigo Town Hall Tours operate regularly on Wednesdays at 2pm and Sundays at 11am.

Bookings essential through the Bendigo Visitor Centre.

Please select adult, child or concession ticket types.

If you would like to arrange a private group tour please contact the Bendigo Visitor Centre on 1800 813 153, subject to availability. Group rates are available for 10 or more people.

Description

During the height of the gold rush the civic fathers of Bendigo were displeased with the practical appearance of their municipal building. A redevelopment was commissioned to reflect the exuberance and splendour of Bendigo's golden age. The masterpiece that now commands the site was the creation of W.C Vahland who went on to become one of the city's most revered architects.

Decorative plaster adorned with 22 carat gold leaf, befitting a European palace, holds the stories of a city built on gold. Your guide will take you on a journey throughout including the opportunity to explore the current city council chambers, which would not be complete without spending a moment at the Mayor's table.

Restoration of the splendid building was completed in 2003, it certainly remains as it was at the turn of the century, the jewel in Bendigo's crown.

To download a brochure please CLICK HERE for Heritage Tours Brochure

To see information about other historic building tours available CLICK HERE .

No refund available if you cancel within 24 hours of tour departure. We will be happy to transfer your booking to another suitable time.

189-193 Hargreaves street, Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

Directions

Travelling from Melbourne via the Calder Fwy: Continue along the Calder Hwy, past the Alexandra Fountain, at the next intersection turn left into Williamson Street (Sidney Myer Place).
Travelling from Echuca via the Midland Hwy: Continue along the highway passing Lake Weeroona, continue through traffic lights at the corner of Chapel st and McCrae st, at the next traffic lights turn right into Williamson Street (Sidney Myer Place).
1 hour parking available for long vehicles and 30 minutes parking for other. The Bendigo Visitor Centre is located next door on the corner of Pall Mall and Sidney Myer Place. For longer time parking options please see Travel and Maps on www.bendigotourism.com or call 1800 813 153.