Top things to do

Pub in Ross

Empire Hotel

Nostalgia wafts from every brightly painted beam of the Empire Hotel. Since 1866, West Coasters have huddled inside the pub, amid yellowing photographs and dusty antiques, to spin yarns of yesteryear and swap gossip…
Museum in Ross

Goldfields Heritage Centre

The community-run Goldfields Heritage Centre harks back to Ross's shiny years, with displays and dioramas on gold mining, a scale model of the town, and the chance to try gold-panning out back ($10).