La Trobe Art Institute


Featuring a mix of works by emerging and established contemporary artists, this pint-size gallery always has something of interest. It's directly across from the larger Bendigo Art Gallery.

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Nearby Victoria attractions

1. Bendigo Art Gallery

0.03 MILES

One of Victoria’s finest regional galleries (founded in 1887), Bendigo Art Gallery has a permanent collection that includes outstanding colonial and…

2. Dudley House

0.04 MILES

One of Bendigo's oldest buildings is the National Trust–listed Dudley House, dating to the 1850s. It's currently used as a gallery for local artists.

3. Poppet Head Lookout


At the rear of Bendigo Art Gallery within Rosalind Park, this poppet head was once used in one of Bendigo's most lucrative mines. Today it serves as a…

4. Rosalind Park

0.14 MILES

In the city centre, this lovely green space is reminiscent of a London park, with lawns, grand old trees, a fernery, 19th-century statues and the fabulous…

5. Alexandra Fountain


A prominent city-centre landmark, this elegant fountain dates to 1881. It stands gracefully in the middle of the intersection of View St and Pall Mall.

6. Bendigo Soldiers Memorial

0.21 MILES

Fronting Rosalind Park in the heart of the city, this beautiful museum honours Australian soldiers who've served abroad. Within a historic domed building …

7. Sacred Heart Cathedral

0.23 MILES

You can’t miss the soaring steeple of this magnificent cathedral. Though construction began in the 19th century, it was only completed in 2001, with the…

8. Law Courts

0.25 MILES

Bendigo's grand 19th-century architecture is exemplified by these stately law-court buildings, which remain in use today.