Two New Exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS BY THE BALLARAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND PHOTOGRAPHER BILL LLEWELLYN The Gold Museum presents two new exhibitions that highlight the history of Ballarat through two significant collections: Keeping the Wonder Alive: Celebrating 80 Years of the Ballarat Historical Society and Focus on Ballarat: The Bill Llewellyn Photographic Collection. Designed and curated by the Ballarat Historical […]

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Phoenix Foundry Model Locomotive Engine

MODEL LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE CREATED BY APPRENTICES FROM THE PHOENIX FOUNDRY, BALLARAT One of the highlights from the Ballarat Historical Society Collection is this working model of a locomotive engine. It was manufactured by five apprentices from the local Phoenix Foundry Company for the Australian Juvenile Industrial Exhibition held in Ballarat in 1878.

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