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…
Most excellent first class village. Credit to all involved. We have shared our positive experience with the resort in Cairns... read moreCarolyn Cerezo05/05/21
History as you rarely see it; very well presented on a green hillside in the open air beside a river There are untold numbers of museums containing historic items around Australia. Many are run by volunteers and suffer from a... read morehateusername28/04/21
My wife and I visited Herberton and this historic village in April 2021 and we were totally impressed. It... read moreNick Starrenburg28/04/21
Fantastic Day at Herberton Historic village Our visit to the Village was a real highlight on our Nth Q’ld holiday. The number and quality of the... read moreBevS18227/04/21
Incredible museum well worth visiting What an absolutely incredible museum located unexpectedly in this out of the way small country town! The extensive range of... read moresydneysider4825/04/21
Wow this is an amazing place our kids loved every minute that we were there, this should be on everyone’s... read morewayne govier19/04/21
This is a premier tourist destination, one of the best maintained historical villages in Australia. There is so... read moresam camp19/04/21
A must see while in Herberton, week ends probably the best time to go as more demonstrations going on.Juliee Edge18/04/21
holy smokes what a bloody great place, spent 3 hours there and honestly you need a day there to look... read moreReggie Briden16/04/21
Great Family Day Out We really enjoyed the day at Herberton Village. Was so great to look at all of the amazing things with... read morejpbrierley13/04/21
An absolute must to visit if you're visiting the Tablelands. Fascinating historical village with so much attention to detail. ... read moreDebbie Legge10/04/21
Well organised collection of artefacts with excellent quality descriptive text. Much better than other historic villages we have visited in VictoriaNicholas Ring09/04/21
One of the best "olden days" places we have visited. There was so much to see and learn and getting... read moreK. Q09/04/21
My husband and I, had the privilege of visiting the Historic village at Herberton over the Easter break with family... read moreWyn Hall07/04/21
A museum like no other What a fabulous walk back in time...loved the coach house garage and school....would recommend a visit..somethung a little bit different... read more219noelc04/04/21
Fantastic Day out Seeing all the things from our past that we had forgotten about.
We were continuously saying to each other ‘oh... read morelynettel39821/03/21
Don’t miss! A totally amazing day, we were blown away by how great the place was.
The staff were so friendly and... read morepaul-andrew-oconnor17/03/21
Best attraction in Atherton Tablelands This place is a must must must do of the Atherton Tablelands.
We spent 2.5 hours here but could easily... read moreAnitaM8916/03/21
Wonderful day out We spent a lovely day here. Lots to see. Friendly staff. Full of knowledge. Very well kept and maintained gardens... read morehazelronm11/03/21
An amazing place to visit with so much on offer, that it is hard to encompass all displays and learning... read moreIan Darby11/03/21
Honestly folks, the words awesome, fantastic, incredible are not descriptive enough. I can't think of words to do this Historical... read moreGreen River11/03/21
Step back in time We had originally planned to stop in for a few hours and managed to spend the day and still could... read moreJet27510/03/21
A well preserved snapshot of Australia's pioneers. Spent an hour in the bank library reading old magazines.tybaltyrant05/03/21
Excellent exhibits. We were fortunate to see the blacksmith in action and talk to the wood turner. Both masters in... read moreJulie Waugh28/02/21
It was authentic, not commercial and full of interesting equipment and artifacts. My grand daughters missed out on a school... read moreJulie Bryant-Sullivan28/02/21
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Step back into the 1880s this weekend (May 8 and 9) when the Historic Village Herberton presents...
Herberton, otherwise known as the Village in the Hills, owes its European settlement to the...
There will be plenty of steam-powered entertainment for everyone this May 8 and 9 when the...
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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.