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Stunning old world charm

Convenient, well staffed & the tea rooms are a history lesson. Clean and modern bathrooms, which... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Michael K
Melbourne, Australia
A True sign of the Times..............

The Station Stands as a reminder of the wealth and importance Ballarat and Railway travel once... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Hamilton, Australia
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Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
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All reviews beautiful station signal box historic building lydiard street rail service refreshment room pedestrian bridge bygone era ticket office great building old style walking tour old world step back in time worth a visit gold rush platform
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled from Melbourne by train to Ballarat. Very comfortable trains and heaps of information available when arriving In Ballarat Of what to do and see

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Convenient, well staffed & the tea rooms are a history lesson. Clean and modern bathrooms, which are a must.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Station Stands as a reminder of the wealth and importance Ballarat and Railway travel once held. The imposing White tower would have been a beacon like structure in the 1800s. The Station Cafe serves a good range of fast food and more importantly,... Great...More

Thank Rusty3350
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Apart from some obvious modifications this place looks like I imagine it might have done so 100+ years ago. I loved it.

Thank MeMock
Reviewed 24 July 2018

It is massive but maintains the character, the heritage, the sense of Wealth of the Gold Rush. We met a Visitor travelling up from Melbourne. All was easy. Worth a visit here.

Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great please to see while in Ballarat. As are all the wonderful buildings in this town. Just sitting watching the trains on the old station is a delight

Thank Therese H
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We came here by train but it wasn't until we came back on a walking tour that we got more information about the station. It is one of only about 3 covered stations left in Australia as most others were "modernised" at some point. A...More

1  Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Built in the mid-1800's the public areas of this station appear to be in pretty good nick. It is, after all, an old station and will lose its charm if everything is modernised. The old pedestrian bridge across the tracks is an interesting relic of...More

Thank Joan0452013
Reviewed 24 May 2018

its very old yet still very beautiful in the way it looks. It does however need an upgrade as it is showing its years they have a cafe not the best of spots to get something to eat but if your rushing to get on...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I'm pretty sure I heard in the news once that there was an upgrade coming for the train station. I feel like It could so with some simple modern features. But the staff are friendly and the trains run on time, so really can't complain.

Thank Samantha F
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David S
25 September 2015|
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Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
Hi David You could try the railway station or the Ballarat Historical Society Hope this assists Paul