The Bendigo Joss House Temple is an asset of the City of Greater Bendigo and is managed by Bendigo Heritage Attractions

Bendigo Heritage Attractions is the trading name of The Bendigo Trust.

It was established in 1970 as a response to the Bendigo City Council’s plan to restore and conserve the Central Deborah Gold Mine.

Today, Bendigo Heritage Attractions operates Central Deborah Gold Mine, Bendigo Tramways and the Bendigo Joss House Temple.

Interestingly, Bendigo Heritage Attractions was responsible for the establishment of Bendigo’s first Visitor Information Centre. It also operated the Discovery Science & Technology Centre from 2002-2015 and had some responsibility for the Bendigo Gasworks and Victoria Hill.

City of Greater Bendigo

Bendigo Heritage Attractions works closely with the City of Greater Bendigo to run of all of its tourism sites. While Bendigo Heritage Attractions oversees the daily operations of these attractions, it is the City of Greater Bendigo who owns many of the physical assets.


Bendigo Heritage Attractions is a Quality Tourism Accredited Business, committed to exceeding consumer expectations with the highest standards of business practice.

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.