Welcome to the Golden Dragon Museum, the ‘Chinese Cultural Centre of Australia’. The museum opened in 1991 to document, interpret and preserve the Chinese heritage in Australia.
Come, enjoy and learn about the Chinese experience of the Bendigo goldfields, from the past to the present. See the colourful display of the ‘living’ collection of the Chinese dragons and associated regalia used in the annual Bendigo Easter procession, to help raise funds for local charities since 1871.
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Dragon Museum has a gift shop, education/conference centre, research library, Chinese Classical Gardens and Kuan Yum (Guan Yin) Temple.
We provide groups with guided tours. Our general guided tour presents the history of the Chinese in Bendigo and includes a commentary on some of the amazing artifacts in the collection.
We also offer special tours for secondary school students. These include; a Year 7 Ancient History Tour, a Year 9 Immigration History Tour and a VCE History Revolutions: China ...