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Sovereign Hill to allow 1500 through gates from weekend


Caps at Ballarat’s top tourism destinations will be increased at regional Victoria opens its doors to Melbourne once again.

Sovereign Hill will allow up to 1500 through the gates this weekend, coinciding with the reopening of major mining attractions.

CEO is comes after the 150 per cent spike in regional visitation throughout the pandemic.

"Regional Victorians have really supported their own backyard," she said.

Meanwhile the museum as teamed up with council to implement the vaccine passport.

A pop-up desk will be set up at the front of the museum to assist people connect their certificate to the Services Victoria app.

"People will know there have been trial sites and one of the learning’s was that collaboration between the visitor economy and the municipality is a key to success," she said.