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Welcome To Sovereign Hill Education

Victoria’s 1850s goldrush heritage is alive, exciting and very ‘hands-on’ at Sovereign Hill with creative, stimulating and interactive experiences for school students and kindergarten classes. Students experience Sovereign Hill indoors, outdoors, above-ground and below-ground, giving a tremendous variety of activities for school excursions and ensuring an action-packed, fun day.

Sovereign Hill Education

Sovereign Hill Education provides programs that are developed and delivered by Sovereign Hill Education Officers, who are all experienced teachers. We provide unique on-site sessions, trails and education materials suitable for all students and designed to achieve AusVELS outcomes.

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Costumed Schools Program

The Sovereign Hill Costumed School Program is a unique, two-day costumed role-play experience where children are fully immersed in the 1850s, learning about manners, costume, behaviour and re-living the discipline of school life on the goldfields.

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Narmbool is a magnificent 2,000-hectare pastoral property at Elaine, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Ballarat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. Narmbool is a benchmark of sustainable land management in a farm environment and includes a series of trails that showcase the diversity of the Narmbool landscape.

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The Gold Museum

The Gold Museum exhibits real gold, original artefacts, artworks and the wonderful ‘Inspired by Gold’ exhibition.

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