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Historic Village Herberton

6 Broadway, Herberton, Queensland 4887, Australia
+61 7 4096 2002
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A visit to the Historic Village Herberton is like stepping back in time. Showcasing Australia’s rich and diverse history this outdoor pioneer museum is testament to an era that is long gone.Open year round to visitors, the Village collects, preserves and displays fascinating historical exhibits from across Australia. The history of this museum is also closely tied with the township of Herberton and features many priceless antiques as well as buildings that have come from the town’s ancestors.The Village currently has over 50 original buildings that date from Herberton’s foundation years. Walking through the Village, visitors are given a sense of being in a real township complete with chemist, bottle collection, school, bank, grocer’s store, frock salon, toy shop, mechanic, jail and more.
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  • Average1%
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6 Broadway, Herberton, Queensland 4887, Australia
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+61 7 4096 2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really well appointed exibits were easy to find using the guide and the grounds were regularly maintained

Thank sangoma2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Herberton historic village is set in a beautiful scenic location. It is well laid out, with lots to see. Some of the exhibits we found fascinating such as the school rooms, pub and printers A lot of the historic buildings were set up as different...More

Thank AndrewM1968
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place to be an absolute gem! Cannot get over the amount of exhibits throughout! It really has been done so well. All the staff were very helpful. It does need more than one day to do it justice, thankfully they do give you...More

Thank SueGeelong_Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited the Historic Village at Herberton on the Atherton Tableland in North Qld. and discovered an amazing slice of Australian history. This place is huge - there are 60 different historic displays here, ranging from different old shops to an historic tractor display,...More

Thank Moira D
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Moira, thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind and detailed review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with us so much and that the timetable was of good help for you. We do hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I am a local, this is a hidden gem and can be thoroughly recommended. The buildings are beautifully restored and contain exhibits of commonplace things in museum quality displays that give you the feel of living in what is the recent past, but rapidly...More

Thank Ozidoc
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review - it is indeed astounding how much work was put into things which we do not even have to think about today. We are glad you had a great day, and if you happen to visit again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Start early as you need ariund 4 hours to explore this historical village. So much work has been invested in the old buildings and displays. It is like stepping back in time. Remember to sit down and take in the atmosphere. Speak to the volunteers....More

Thank luvurhome2
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review the Village and acknowledging the work that has been put into everything. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived thinking 1 hour this should be over. To our supprise there os so much to see here and its so interesting we ended up staying a whole day. We ate at the on site cafe which was reasonably priced. All and all a...More

Thank jasemelbvic
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jase, thank you so much for your kind words! We are glad you were able to extend your stay and had time to also enjoy our cafe!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise to find such an outstanding Tourist attraction in the Cains hinterland. unfortunately we did not have enough time to do it justice having a hire car for only a day. Congratulations to the management on what they have done with this Historic...More

Thank winedrinker45
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely compliments. We are happy you had a good time at the Village and hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arriving early afternoon, we launched forth into the Herberton Historic Village. Over sixty buildings and numerous activities dating from the 1880s were in full swing. Michael and I received our personal "Most Wanted" posters which were produced by printer "Dirty" Dave. We rode the railway...More

Thank KatetheGreat48
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kate, thank you so much for your enthusiastic review. The Most Wanted posters are something special, aren't they! We are glad you were able to take advantage of our return entry passes and made the most of your time at the Village.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This museum is a "must do" when visiting the Atherton Tablelands. A good two days to see everything. Attention to detail is so wonderful. Staff are very friendly and knowledgeable and nothing is too much trouble. Only negative is the "tea rooms" which are very...More

Thank Leigh G
Tanya S, Public Relations Manager at Historic Village Herberton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend the Village. We are sorry to hear your experience at the Tearooms wasn’t positive, and we will pass on your feedback. We hope that you can return one day again soon, so we can exceed...More

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Hi Carolyn, I recently went to Herberton Historic Village and yes it is dog friendly. While I was there there was a dog on a lead, as long as it is well behaved you and your Labrador will have a great walk and an... More
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