Australia's foremost outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill re-creates Ballarat's first ten years after the discovery of gold in 1851 when thousands of international adventurers rushed to the Australian goldfields in search of fortune.
Sovereign Hill's commitment to authenticity and value-for-money family entertainment saw it judged Australia's Best Historic and Cultural Experience 2009 by Travelling in Australia Magazine.
Located a little over an hour from Melbourne, Ballarat and Sovereign Hill are an easy day trip for any curious tourist.
Sovereign Hill is a short 1.5 hour drive from Kew. If you are looking at basing yourself in Melbourne for Sovereign Hill remember to keep Hotel 115 Kew in mind.