The Rare Trades Centre is located on Wadawurrung Country in Ballarat. A comfortable 90-minute drive from Melbourne along the Western Highway (or only an hour from Melbourne Airport).
Getting to the Rare Trades Centre
Where is the Rare Trade Centre?
The Australian Centre for Rare Arts & Forgotten Trades
The Gold Museum building
383 – 389 Bradshaw St,
Ballarat VIC 3350
The Rare Trades Centre is a comfortable 90-minute drive from Melbourne along the Western Highway.
By bus and train
Direct from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station, hop on the V/Line train and arrive in less than 90 minutes at the historic Ballarat Railway Station in the centre of town. From here you can catch bus route 21. Plan your full journey with Public Transport Victoria.
To take a taxi to The Rare Trades Centre call 131 008.
There is lots of free car parking available. On days when the Sovereign Hill living museum is particularly busy, car parking can be difficult after midday.
Disabled parking is available in close proximity to the entrance of the building. The building entrance is via ramp. The building has accessible toilet facilities.