Ballarat East is full of the most wonderful spaces, history and stories. The history of Ballarat begins in the Township of Ballarat East, lets remember and share that too. Here is a list of some the places you might visit. We will add more information when we get hold of it, so please leave a comment below if you want to add something to the list, or add info to any item. It takes a community to share this beautiful place.
Old Ballarat East Civic Centre – cnr Barkly & Eastwood Street Streets Ballarat East. It included:
- Ballarat East Free Library (now part of the Ballarat Secondary College)
- Ballarat East Fire Station
- Ballarat East Town Hall Gardens, feel free to go for a wander
- Ballarat East Town Hall site (the building was demolished)
- Ballarat East Police Station site (the building was demolished)
Old Curiosity Shop – cnr Glazebrook & Queen Streets Ballarat East. Now a private residence, please respect their privacy.
MADE & Eureka Stockade – cnr Eureka & Rodier Streets Ballarat East
Arthur Kenny Avenue of Honour – off Fussell Street
The Tammy Fence – Eureka Street Ballarat East. One of our absolute favourites. A private residence, please respect their privacy.
Montrose Cottage – Eureka Street Ballarat East
Canadian State Forest – off Eureka Street Ballarat East, however it can be accessed from any suburb right through to Buninyong
Ballarat East Train Station site – best viewed from cnr Barkly Street & Scotts Parade Ballarat East
Bunny Trail – starts on Victoria Street, near Stawell St (a walking trail along the old Buninyong train line)
Old Sunshine Biscuit Factory – cnr Victoria & Eastwood Streets. Now warehouse conversion, private residences, please respect their privacy.
Victoria Street – just take a walk along this grand avenue, entrance to Ballarat
Old Alexandria Babies Home – Scotts Parade. Now a private residence, please respect their privacy.
Old Nerinna Gold Diggings – we are getting more information about exactly where this is
Scott’s Parade Rail Bridge – cnr Scott’s Parade & Fussell Streets Ballarat East
Queen Street Rail Bridge – cnr Scott’s Parade & Queen Streets Ballarat East