Experience a living history of the Chinese people in Bendigo from the gold rush of the 1850s to the present day at the Golden Dragon Museum.
In the 1890s, during the Qing Dynasty, the local Chinese purchased an impressive Imperial dragon known as Loong from China. The oldest Imperial Chinese dragon in the world is now housed at the museum for viewing.
The museum beautifully presents processional regalia, carved furniture and embroidered costumes. Artifacts date as far back as the Shang Dynasty 1600-1046BC.
At the entrance and part of the Bendigo Chinese precinct are the Yi Yuan gardens, the Guan Yin temple and the new Dai Gum San forecourt. Open Tuesday to Sunday 9.30am to 5pm. For Monday and Public holiday open hours please call or refer to website.
1-11 Bridge Street Bendigo 3550
Tel: + 613 5441 5044
Images courtesy of Golden Dragon Museum