Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E)

Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka (M.A.D.E)

M.A.D.E is one of Australia’s newest museums and commemorates the role of the Eureka Stockade in shaping our nation. It is located on the site of the 1854 Eureka Stockade uprising in Ballarat, here at M.A.D.E you can view the iconic Eureka Flag.

M.A.D.E explores both the evolution of democracy and how it has shaped cultures and countries around the world and also looks to its future. Using art installations and immersive, interactive content, M.A.D.E inspires people to contemplate what issues are important to them today.

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Opening hours
10am - 5pm
102 Stawell St South, Ballarat, Victoria, 3350
Admission price

Adults: $6

Children and students: $4

Concessions: $4

Five years and under: Free

Family pass: (2 adults and up to 3 children) $18

Guided tours and school group: by arrangement

Getting there

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Closest station/stop

There are plenty of options to get to M.A.D.E.

The Number 15 bus towards Brown Hill will take approximately 20 minutes. Get off at the Hemsley Park Ret Village/Stawell St S Stop on Stawell St S and M.A.D.E is a short 230 metres walk to the front entrance via Charlesworth Street.

Alternatively call Ballarat Taxi Co-operative on 03 5331 3355 or take bus route Number 20.

To return to the train station, you need to catch the Route Number 15 Bus which is a short 300m walk from M.A.D.E. back to Stawell St S. This bus trip will also take approximately 22 minutes back to the train station.

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