Accessibility – Bendigo Joss House Temple

At Bendigo Joss House, we are dedicated to ensuring easy access and inclusivity for all visitors to our attraction. The following information is provided to assist with any questions you may have about your upcoming visit.

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The Joss House is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. There are small steps at each doorway which have cultural significance. Please be aware that there are various surface types when exploring the Temple.

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Visual Impairments

Bendigo Joss House welcomes all assistance animals and guide dogs, in accordance with section 9 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth).

We suggest contacting us prior to your visit to discuss any arrangements or assistance you may need in relation to this. All other dogs are unfortunately not allowed in the temple due to cultural reasons, but you are more than welcome to tie them up in our front garden area.

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Bendigo Joss House welcomes all guests who have sensory sensitivities.
Our attraction can be quite busy, with varying levels of noise and visual stimulation throughout. Please be prepared if this is a concern.

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Social Script

We have prepared a social script for the Joss House to help aid those with additional sensory concerns, which can be found below.

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Toilets are located out the back of the Bendigo Joss House Temple. Please see one of our friendly staff for directions.

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Car, bus and campervan parking is available at the front of the Temple.


For further questions or concerns regarding accessibility at the Bendigo Joss House, please contact us.

150 years

Opened in 1871, 2021 marked the 150th anniversary of the Bendigo Joss House Temple. The heritage-listed temple is significant as being one of the few remaining buildings of its type in Australia.