Trip Planner: South Pacific / Australia / Victoria / Grampians / Ararat / Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre is owned and operated by the Ararat Rural City Council, and brings to life the story of the immigrant miners on the Victorian Goldfields in the mid 1800's and recreates the social, environmental and political situation of the time. Gum San is an important base for the understanding of the influence of Chinese culture on the economic, cultural and social development of Australia. Take your own journey and relive the experience of these Chinese gold prospectors on their great trek from Robe to the Victorian GoldfieldsTo visit Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre and get the most from your holiday in Ararat, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ararat trip itinerary builder app.
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre reviews
This special building featuring the second most number of characters on the roof corners of any building in Australia. A roof donated to Ararat by Sister City Taishan is an excellent museum and... more »
This is a great spot. Has interactive displays, lots to be involved in. Staff very pleasant. A must do. more »
Great place for adults and children to appreciate another viewpoint on Australia’s recent history. Heather gave a lot of information and was very accommodating. The children loved the gold panning... more »
Great little museum but with lots of items ang things to explore. You can have yourself with the traditional Chinese dress, pan gold, calligraphy and many more. The two ladies at the reception really nice and very helpful. We were the only family visited this morning. Spent over an hour in there. Kids really enjoyed it. Highly recommended when visiting the area.
Fun gold panning and amazing view from the roof.
Very interesting history. Learnt things we didn't know. Very nice people who acted as guides. Will go again to read more. Admire the Chinese for their hard work and perseverance on the goldfields and beyond.
What a great tourist place to visit to learn about the local Chinese history and the gold rush
great place to update your knowledge about gold rush times
Plan your trip to Ararat
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Ararat
Hidden gems in Ararat
Nearby attractions in Ararat
Parks in Ararat
Museums in Ararat
Trips to Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre by other users
8 days in Grampians BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Halls Gap 8 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Grampians National Park · Stawell Uniting Church · Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre 8 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Steve Morvell Wildlife Art · The Pinnacle · Chatauqua Peak 8 days in Grampians BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Horsham · Ararat 3 days in Ararat BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Soldiers Memorial Park · Ararat Gallery TAMA · One Tree Hill Lookout 5 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA The Balconies · Climbing Tours · MacKenzie Falls 7 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Fish Falls · Climbing Tours · MacKenzie Falls 7 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Silverband Falls · Boroka Lookout · Reed Lookout 1 day in Ararat BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA J Ward Museum Complex · Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre · Ararat Gallery TAMA 3 days in Stawell & Mount Hotham BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Stawell · Mount Hotham 21 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Royal National Park · Helensburgh · Wollongong 5 days in Halls Gap BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Halls Gap Zoo · The Pinnacle · Burrong Falls
Are you the owner of this business?Click here for promotion tips.