Yi Yuan Gardens

Golden Dragon Museum

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Bendigo, Victoria

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1-11 Bridge Street,

The Golden Dragon Museum is Victoria's first accredited museum and it beautifully presents processional regalia, carved furniture and costumes embroidered with gold bullion thread. Artefacts date as far back as the Shang Dynasty 1600 - 1026BC. Experience a living history of the Chinese people in Bendigo, from the gold rush of the 1850's to the present day, at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Australia. Located at the entrance to the museum is a gift shop, tea rooms, education centre and research library. The Museum's Chinese precinct includes the Yi Yuan Gardens, the Guan Yin temple and the Dai Gum San forecourt. Individuals welcomed and insightful educational tours, on a range of subjects, bring the museum to life for group bookings. The educational tours for school groups include a range of Primary and Secondary topics including Year Seven Ancient history, Year Nine Immigration and VCE History revolutions. Light meals are available in the Tea rooms and gift items are available for purchase in the gift shop....

Entry Cost

$7 to $30

Adults $12, Concession $10, Children (aged five to 14) $7 and Family $30. Receive a group discount with booking of 10 people or more. Group booking must be made in advance.

Product Types

  • Galleries, Museums and Collections


  • Museums Australia

Facilities found here

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Non Smoking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Special Needs and Access

  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

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Golden Dragon Museum and Dai Gum San