Top Choice Gallery in Bendigo

Bendigo Art Gallery

One of Victoria’s finest regional galleries, the permanent collection here includes outstanding colonial and contemporary Australian art. The annual temporary exhibitions are cutting edge and have been an important …
Top Choice Historic Site in Bendigo

Central Deborah Goldmine

For a very deep experience, descend into this 500m-deep mine with a geologist. The mine has been worked on 17 levels, and about 1 tonne of gold has been removed. After donning hard hats and lights, you’re taken down…
Top Choice Museum in Bendigo

Golden Dragon Museum & Gardens

Bendigo’s obvious Chinese heritage sets it apart from other goldfields towns, and this fantastic museum and garden is the place to experience it. Walk through a huge wooden door into an awesome chamber filled with d…
Top Choice Tram in Bendigo

Bendigo Talking Tram

For an interesting tour of the city, hop aboard one of the restored vintage ‘talking’ trams. The hop-on, hop-off trip runs from the Central Deborah Goldmine to the Tramways Museum every half-hour, making half-a-doze…
Museum in Bendigo

Tramways Museum

The last stop on the Bendigo Talking Tram line; covers the history of Bendigo Tramways.
Temple in Bendigo

Joss House Temple

Painted red, the traditional colour for strength, this is the only remaining practising joss house in central Victoria. It's 2km northwest of the centre.
Museum in Bendigo

Confectionery Capers

It’s fun, fun, fun at Confectionery Capers. No lollies here (8km southeast of town), just an amazing display of whirls, whizzes and word plays: Barbie dolls in a line? A tree in a toilet? You have to go there for it…
Pottery in Bendigo

Bendigo Pottery

Australia’s oldest pottery works, the Bendigo Pottery was founded in 1857 and is classified by the National Trust. The historic kilns are still used; watch potters at work, admire the gorgeous ceramic pieces or thro…
Museum in Bendigo

Discovery Science & Technology Centre

The huge Discovery Science & Technology Centre has a wide range of interesting and educational exhibits, including a planetarium.
Buddhist Site in Bendigo

Great Stupa of Universal Compassion

In Myers Flat, just beyond Bendigo's city limits, this Buddhist stupa, surrounded by gum trees, promises to be the largest stupa in the Western world (with its 50m base and a height of 50m). When completed it will h…