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Visit Ballarat


Ballarat is a great place to visit. For information about Ballarat itself, accommodation and its great places see -Visit Ballarat

Where we are located in the Botanic Gardens, there are many things to see and do:

Gardens Map - provided by the City of Ballarat - shows the location of our Tram Depot and Museum

The Gardens themselves - one of Australia's most significant cool climate gardens.

Lake Wendouree - a major social destination with a walking and running track.

Robert Clark Conservatory - memorial to the founder of The Courier, Ballarat's newspaper.

The Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial - a place of reflection.

Prime Ministers' Avenue - bronze busts commemorate each Australian Prime Minister.

Pipers by the Lake - a leading restaurant in Ballarat and a sponsor of the Tramway Museum.

The Fish Hatchery - oldest Australian mainland fish hatchery and next door to the Museum's depot.

Friends of Ballarat Gardens - who arrange and operate events, tours and Botanikids days.

Adam Lindsay Gordon Craft Cottage - a shop to purchase locally based modern crafts.

The Gatekeeper's Cottage a historic building recovered for community use.


Ballarat Tramway Museum Inc. - PO Box 632 Ballarat Vic 3353 Australia - - phone +61 3 5334 1580. A0031819K