Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2017 - Page 24

Mystery at the Observatory The Heritage Telescopes will be in action and all are welcome to participate in solving a Mystery at the Observatory. Includes The Baker Telescope, as seen in The Doctor Blake Mysteries. 18 Where: 439 Cobden Street  Mount Pleasant. Entry from Magpie Street. When: 4pm, every Saturday in May Cost/bookings: $20 Adults, $15 Concession, $10 Student under 18 years, $50 Family. Tickets: observatory.ballarat.net More information: 0429 199 312 or bas@cbl.com.au Accessiblity: Wheelchair access to some telescopes. Torchlight Tours of the Art Gallery Experience the Art Gallery of Ballarat in this unique tour by torchlight, discovering how the Gallery grew from one man’s vision into a regional icon. 7 Where: Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North When: 9pm, 10pm, 11pm & 12am, Saturday Cost/bookings: $10. At the Gallery desk or website More information: www.artgalleryofballarat.com.au Accessiblity: Wheelchair access The Ballarat Ghost Tour Eerie Tours invites you to spend an evening exploring the dark and paranormal side of the City of Ballarat, a town steeped in early Australian History. Set against the backdrop of Ballarat’s beautiful Gothic-inspired architecture, Eerie Tours delivers a night of uncanny occurrence and tales of the birth of the Australian spirit. This tour travels through underground buildings, back alleys and through the remains of the old Ballarat Gaol, the site of the highest number of executions in Victoria outside of Melbourne. Where: Departure locations on website When: 8pm, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: $27.50 Adult, $22 Concession, $17.50 Child. Tickets available at 1300 856 668 and www.eerietours.com.au More information: www.eerietours.com.au www.heritageweekend.com.au 23