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Nomads Outdoors Group – Australiana: Designing A Nation @ Bendigo Gallery

June 17, 2023

Bendigo Art Gallery has curated a unique collection of art and design to explore key chapters in our history through to the present day. This Free exhibition concludes on Sunday 25 June 2023. Also at the Gallery is another Free exhibition celebrating 90 years of the Australian Women’s Weekly magazine.

Our route to the Gallery will pass a number of historic and cultural sites in the inner area of this Gold Rush City.

GRADE | LENGTH | TYPE: Moderate, approximately 6 km, circular walk on flat paths.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: We’ll head off to Bendigo by train, car travel optional. After arriving it’s a short walk to inspect some of the historic buildings funded and/or inspired by the gold rush era. These include the Post Office, Court House, Hotel Shamrock, the Conservatory in Rosalind Park, the Chinese Village Garden attached to the Golden Dragon Museum and the Old Bendigo Gaol. By 12:30 pm lunch will be taken at the Rifle Brigade Hotel before crossing the road to enter the Art Gallery on View Street.

Depending on time, we will stop for refreshments before catching the train home.