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Bendigo Visitor Information Centre

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Published February 28th 2013
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Along historic Pall Mall in Bendigo is a chiming clock tower that is renown for having kept Dame Nellie Melba awake at night many years ago. The clock tower is part of the former Bendigo Post Office and Public Offices building. Dame Nellie Melba had been staying in a room across the road at the Shamrock Hotel.

Bendigo Visitor Information Centre
Former Bendigo Post Office building


The old post office building is an example of goldrush architecture in the Renaissance Revival style and was built between 1883 and 1887. No longer operating as the main post office, the building is now home to the Bendigo Visitor Information Centre. The centre is definitely worth a visit when you first arrive in Bendigo, as the helpful staff can assist with accommodation bookings and information on events and places of interest in and around Bendigo. The centre also has visitor maps and guide books as well as a range of local books, products, and souvenirs for sale.

Bendigo Visitor Centre
Bendigo Visitor Information Centre


The building is also home to the Living Arts Space and the Post Office Gallery. The Living Arts Space holds rotating exhibitions showcasing the work of local artisans and the Post Office Gallery is a satellite space of the Bendigo Art Gallery.

Bendigo Visitor Centre
Living Arts Space

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Why? Tourism information about Bendigo and district
When: 9.00am to 5.00pm, seven days a week except Christmas Day
Phone: 03 5434 6060 or 1800 813 153
Where: 51-67 Pall Mall, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Cost: Free information and accommodation booking service
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