visits and bookings
We welcome all visitors to El Dorado Museum on the days and times we are open.
Adults $5, school- age children $3, families $15
All group bookings are $5 per person. Allow around 45 mins for group visits. We can accommodated around 15 to 20 adults at a sitting.
Sundays 2-4:30 pm
Most public holidays 10am–4pm
Exceptions Good Friday and Christmas Day
We are closed for safety reasons if there is a Total Fire Ban day in our region.
Bookings for times outside of opening hours, can be made through the liaison officer: 03 5725 1542 email@example.com.
things to do
View the exhibits
Try gold panning
Find the ten hidden gold nuggets
View the DVD on the history of El Dorado and the Cock’s Eldorado Gold and Tin Mining Dredge
Search-and-find for kids-both big and little.
school and group activities include
Guess the item in the “Feely Box”
Create a postcard to posting the letterbox
Use the old-style typewriter
Look through the needlecraft suitcase with white gloves
The El Dorado Museum holds an interesting and diverse collection reflecting the life and times of the region from 1850s to the 1950s.
El Dorado Museum
(03) 5725 1542
136 Main Street
Eldorado VIC 3746
Most public holidays 10 am to 4 pm excepting Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Closed Total Fire Ban Days.
Booking a visit
We welcome all groups to El Dorado Museum. Bookings need to be made for out of open times.