Opening Hours and Entry

Eureka Centre Ballarat is open from 10am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Ballarat Research Hub at Eureka (BRHAE) is open Monday to Thursday from 10am to 4.30pm. Phone: 5333 0306. Click this link for more information.

Lilly's at Eureka Cafe is open from 10am to 5pm daily. Phone: 0472 603 365

We look forward to seeing you soon.


Museum entry:

  • Adult $7
  • Child $5
  • Concession $5
  • Family Pass $22
  • Five years and under FREE

City of Ballarat residents free on provision of photo ID

Entry to the gift shop, Lilly's at Eureka and Ballarat Research Hub at Eureka is free

Groups of 10 or more to book by contacting the Centre at 03 5333 0333 or

Flag talks by arrangement.

For Education program information and bookings, please refer to this link

Where to find us

Eureka Centre
102 Stawell Street South
Eureka (Ballarat), 3350, Victoria

By mail:
Eureka Centre
PO Box 655
Ballarat VIC 3353

By phone:
+61 3 5333 0333

By email:

ABN: 37 601 599 422

Coordinates: 37.564847°S, 143.8841°E


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Getting Here

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  • Car Parking

    Eureka Centre is located at 102 Stawell Street South, Eureka (Ballarat).

    Car parking is available at the Stawell Street side of the building, close to the main entrance. Two accessible car parking spots are is available in this car park, close to the main entrance.

    There is additional limited car parking at the rear of the building (near the corner of Eureka and Rodier Streets). Please note, this car park is not close to the main entrance and requires walking along unsealed paths.

  • Driving

    Take the 110km journey along the Western Freeway. Ballarat is just an hour and 15 minutes west of Melbourne.  

    Driving times from popular destinations

    Melbourne to Ballarat
    1 hours and 15 minutes

    Adelaide to Ballarat
    7 hours and 15 minutes

    Warrnambool to Ballarat
    2 hours and 21 minutes

    Geelong to Ballarat
    1 hour and 16b minutes

    Mildura to Ballarat
    5hrs and 21 minutes


  • Public Transport


    By bus

    Take the number 15 bus from the Ballarat Railway Station to the Eureka Stockade Memorial Gardens / Eureka Centre


    By 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.

    Via the airport

    The road trip from Tullamarine or Avalon airports to Ballarat takes about one hour. Transport options direct from the airport include hiring a car or booking the Airport Shuttlebus from Tullamarine



Ramps are throughout the building to ensure easy access to all areas of the Eureka Centre.

Toilets with wheelchair access and infant change table are available.

The Stawell Street South side of the building is recommended for people requiring accessible parking. There are three accessible car parking spots near the main entrance.

Wheelchairs are available and can be reserved before your visit by phoning 03 5333 0333 or emailing:



Lilly’s at Eureka overlooks the grounds of the Eureka Stockade Memorial Park. With a focus on fresh local produce, the café is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Enjoy delicious filled baguettes, freshly baked cakes and pastries and speciality coffee.

Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Phone: 0472 603 365.


Lilly's at Eureka


Our shop has many wonderful things to explore. We have an impressive selection of books about history to help you continue your exploration of Eureka and Australian history more broadly. Our wide range of Eureka-themed products such as t-shirts, kitchenware and giftware offer something for everyone. We are especially proud to showcase the talents of our local creative community.

The shop is open daily from 10am to 5pm. Entry to the shop is free.

a man and a women standing together and browsing items in the Eureka Centre giftshop
Eureka Stockade Memorial, Ballarat