Visitor Information

Visiting Gum San - Chinese Heritage Centre

Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre is operating with altered operating hours. 

The revised hours are 7 days 11am to 4pm.

Admission Price

$10.00 Adult
$8.00 Concession
$8.00 Children
$8.00 Adult Group (over 10 people)
$7.00 School Group (over 10 people)
$28.50 Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)



31-33 Lambert St (Western Highway)
Ararat 3377, Victoria, Australia

Telephone: 03 5352 1078
Facsimile: 03 5352 4906


The Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre is ideally located on the Western Highway Ararat just 2.5 hrs drive from Melbourne and a gateway to the Grampians region.

Access and Parking

Provisions have been made for disabled access. Ample car parking is available for all visitors and is located immediately opposite the centre. Parking is complimentary.

Group Tours

Bookings are essential for all groups of over 10 people.
A maximum of 50 visitors can attend the centre at any one time. Groups of 20 or more will be split into smaller organised groups to ensure a quality experience is enjoyed. It is recommended that groups of 20 or more allow between 1 and a half to 2 hours visiting time to fully explore the variety of exhibitions, artifacts and displays.

How to book

Please phone, fax or email your booking. Confirm numbers 7 days prior to your tour. Payment is required on the day of the tour unless prior arrangements have been made.

Please direct all information and booking inquiries to the Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre or simply complete the attached booking request form.


Available for purchase from the Gum San Centre's retail shop are a variety of interesting and quality souvenir items. These include a range of Feng Shui items, teas, crystals, windchimes, postcards and many exciting gifts for all occasions.

We stock a selection variety of smaller mementos ideal for children and school groups.