Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre, Ararat

(4.4/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
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  • An amazing hands on history of the Chinese gold rush in Ararat. Lots of great displays and activities such as gold panning for the children to participate in. The shop is also stocked with lots of unu...  more »
  • My young family loved gold panning and trying calligraphy. The staff were very welcoming and patient in explaining the history.  more »
  • Brilliant place well worth the visit. Reasonable priced at $10 and $8 for concessions. Short video tells of the struggle of Chinese immigrants and their story of involvement in mining. Well put togeth...  more »
  • We spent a few hours here and it was a very enlightening experience, learning about the Chinese prospectors and how they lived. It was an excellent time also seeing Don Reynolds vision of the museum born to reality, Don would have been extremely proud of the countless hours he spent on this project.
  • Very friendly staff and great displays. We held an event in the Great Hall, and everybody was very accommodating.
  • It was nice to come back to this building 10 years or more on from the opening. Pity the restaurant never got built.
  • Nice place to visit in the mid of your trip
  • Amazing history