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History

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Stories

Discover the history behind the buildings and sites at Sovereign Hill.

The Ballarat Times
Dangerous. Rebellious. Controversial. Ballarat’s first newspaper, the Ballarat Times, had a colourful history.
www.goldmuseum.com.au/the-ballarat-times/

David Jones' Criterion Store
Discover the history of David Jones’ Criterion Store which is recreated alongside other businesses on Sovereign Hill’s Main Street.
www.goldmuseum.com.au/david-jones-criterion-store/

Tours

Scroll down to go on a tour of your favourite spots around Sovereign Hill. 

Apothecary Tour

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Chambers Cottage Tour

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Hope Bakery Tour

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Charlie Napier Hotel Tour

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Poppet Head Tour

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Undertakers Tour

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