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
Blood on the Southern Cross
Blood on the Southern Cross is an exciting, night-time sound-and-light show, telling the important story of the Eureka Uprising. Some historians suggest that Eureka was the birthplace of Australian democracy. The program is suitable for Year 3 to VCE and can cater for groups of up to 200. Find out more