Joss House Temple Archaeologist Tour

Constructed in the 1870s, the heritage-listed Joss House is still operating as a Chinese temple today. Come and learn more about the temple’s archaeological significance and the inspiring story of Chinese immigrants who came to Bendigo in search of gold from local archaeologist and heritage consultant, Dr Gary Hill.

During this tour, you will be guided through this nearly 150-year-old temple and gain an understanding of how and why the temple is designed in order to cater for the cultural beliefs of its community. The tour will also include a discussion around the original brick kiln that was found partially buried beneath the road leading up to the temple.

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Emu Point, Finn Street, North Bendigo 3550

Time & Date

Saturday 26 October 2019

1pm and 2.30pm

FREE, bookings essential

Limited mobility, Toilets available, All ages

There is plenty of parking available, however, the temple is also accessible via Bendigo’s Vintage Talking Trams.


Photo credit: Courtesy of Bendigo Heritage Attractions

Booking Info

Bookings open Monday 14 October 8.30

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