A huge outdoor museum, Sovereign Hill is a recreation of a ‘wild west’ town typical of the gold rush era. Ladies, gentleman, prospectors and craftsmen wander Main Street and Redcoat soldiers’ parade and drill as a show of their military might. Typical shops, schools, theaters and hotels line the Main Street and visitors can peer in at a ‘real’ blacksmith, candle maker or coach builder as they set about their work on authentic, working machinery.
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