Welcome to Sovereign Hill Education
Victoria’s 1850s goldrush heritage is alive, exciting and very hands-on at Sovereign Hill with creative, stimulating and interactive experiences for school students and kindergarten classes.
Students experience Sovereign Hill indoors, outdoors, above-ground and below-ground, giving a tremendous variety for school excursions and ensuring an action-packed, fun day.
Sovereign Hill Education
Sovereign Hill Education provides programs that are developed and delivered by Sovereign Hill Education officers, who are all experienced teachers. We provide unique on-site sessions, "Discover It Yourself" programs and education materials suitable for all students. Find out more
Costumed Schools Program
The Sovereign Hill Costumed School Program is a unique, two-day costumed role-play experience where children are fully immersed in the 1850s, learning about manners, costume, behaviour and re-living the discipline of school life on the goldfields. Find out more
Narmbool is a magnificent 2,000 hectare pastoral property at Elaine, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Ballarat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. Narmbool is a benchmark of sustainable land management in a farm environment and includes a series of trails that showcase biodiversity. Find out more
The Gold Museum
Students can see real gold nuggets and explore scientific, technical, and primary source documents and art works as evidence of life on the goldfields. Entry is included with Sovereign Hill admission. Facilitated and ‘Discover it Yourself’ education programs with curriculum connections to Find out more