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Discover crazy potions and cure-alls at The Village’s newest exhibit

The Chemist Shop Historic Village Herberton’s newest exhibition is proving a hit with visitors. Learn just how important the pharmacists’ role was pre-war when there were no packaged tablets or medicines to buy and everything had to be made from scratch. In the... read more...


Holiday Action Draws Crowds

Despite record rainfall in some parts of north Queensland over the last week, organisers of Historic Village Herberton’s Christmas Holiday event program said revellers were still braving the elements for a touch of Australian history. With a holiday schedule packed full of... read more...


Bridge To The Past

Craig and Connie Kimberley are proud to open the new bridge at Historic Village Herberton An impressive 70-metre suspension bridge, bush cookout and chemist shop as it was 100 years ago will be officially opened this Boxing Day, December 26 at Historic Village... read more...


70 metre suspension bridge makes history at Historic Village Herberton

Herberton, October 3 - Taking more than two days with a crew of 10 men and three cranes, Historic Village Herberton has made history of its own today with a new 70-metre suspension bridge linking the two sides of Wild River on its 16 acre property. Built by the Village’s... read more...


Visitor Information Centres Come Together at Historic Village Herberton

Herberton, 12th September 2012 - More than 10 northern managers from accredited visitor information centres in far north Queensland will step back into Australia’s pioneering past with a visit to Historic Village Herberton when they meet tomorrow. The managers, who come... read more...