Experience Living History
Prepare to be wowed as you step back in time to an era that has long been forgotten. Australia’s timber, farming and mining history lives again at this authentic and award winning 100% family owned attraction. Spend the day exploring the collection of more than 60 original buildings complete with shops, a functioning tearooms, antique motor vehicles, small engines, fashion, John Deere tractors and more.
Here’s what you’ve said about us…
Fantastic historic village! Very educational but in a fun and interesting way! Great for everyone of all ages! Definitely recommend... read moreSarah Wark11/01/22
Long way to get here from Cairns. Good for relaxing day to discovery of historic of people of mining and lifestyle.frank Rudd06/01/22
By far the best museum I have ever been to the attention to detail is second to none absolutely awesome facility.Thomas Bell06/01/22
You really need more than one day to visit. An absolutely brilliant collection on display. The displays are set out... read moreVictoria Reimann29/12/21
This is one of the best museums we have ever visited. When they offer you the 3 day pass I... read moreMichelle Kerr17/12/21
This is a must stop. It is interactive. The displays are well thought out and put together . Do not... read moreIan Steven01/12/21
Absolutely fascinating. Brought back so many memories. Very well done and put together. Just loved it and the people/volunteers very... read moreJ V01/12/21
Easy to lose a day here. So many buildings and so many things to see in each building. This is... read moreGeraldine Orchard28/11/21
If you are into Aussie History and old machinery, it is a wonderful place to spend a day or two.... read moreDavid Meeds27/11/21
amazing collection of objects and buildings, we especially liked the cars and carriages. had an excellent coffee and fresh scone.... read moreCheri Parks23/11/21
A really interesting insight into various stages of Australia's colonial past. From old mining industry equipment and settlements, to the... read moreCraig Stitt18/10/21
Was awesome take water n food there's a lot to see if your into old day collections we stayed for... read morestarzkee115/10/21
The place is amazing with a wide variety of historical artefacts. There are some gadgets I recognised using in my... read moregideon zamimba11/10/21
A must visit attraction.Comprehensive range of displays with short explanation signage.Allow plenty of time to visitThe multi day pass an... read moreRichard Nicholson10/10/21
Highly recommended. It is a credit to the town and the volunteers. Amazed at how clean, neat and tidy the... read moreGary McInnes10/10/21
Thanks to the owners & staff for giving us a fantastic visit over 2 days. It was so authentic with... read moreSharyn Nicholson06/10/21
A fantastic place, there is so much history. Displays were well maintained. Easily spend a few hoursKZ S04/10/21
We loved our visit and wished we had been able to spend more time there. The historic village is a... read moreBernadette Brown01/10/21
Had a great day here - blacksmith was Fantastic! Really interesting and well presented for all the family to enjoy.Bron Bollaert27/09/21
Fantastic, step back in time experience, spent about 6 hrs exploring and still didn't see all of it.Steve Boyd25/09/21
Absolute wonderful experience. So many old artefacts to view, one of the best historic museums I've ever visited. Highly recommended.Katarina Delios25/09/21
This place is well worth going to see, you need at least a day to see everything. Everything is so... read moreCherie Colbert23/09/21
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Start planning your visit to the historical town of Herberton and discover the history of the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands.
Start planning your visit to the historical town of Herberton, and discover the history of the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands.
Take home a wonderful reminder of your trip to Historic Village Herberton with this beautifully printed, Souvenir Edition featuring all the special exhibits and collections on display. Also a great gift idea for loved ones.