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…
A great place to visit.Well set up and informative. Historic cars that actually have their motors running.👍Richard Barton29/05/21
This place is the hidden gem of Far North Queensland. Think of Sovereign Hill in immaculate condition, with attention to... read moreRichard Lloyd28/05/21
What a wonderful collection of period buildings and artifacts. It is the sort of place that takes more than one... read moreKym Wilson20/05/21
Fantastic display of literally millions of pieces in a setting of old buildings. We stayed for 4 hours and didn’t... read moreOwen Bentley19/05/21
Amazing!! Sooo much to see and learn and appreciate! Such a fascinating and wonderful display of soooo many historical pieces.... read moreBee Pope19/05/21
A wonderful place to take the family , especially during the Pioneer festival. Just remember to take a picnic, as... read moreMichele McIntosh17/05/21
Definitely need more than 1 day to explore the entire site, it's humungous! Great to see gadgets which brings... read moreJo-Anne Buckmaster14/05/21
This place is one of the best historical displays I have seen. Pay 1 day you can return for 2... read moreMelanie Emeny13/05/21
This place is absolutely amazing!!! I can't say enough to tell people to come here. The amount of time, money,... read moreJulie Veleff10/05/21
Hugh variety of historical artefacts. Can spend a whole day exploring. Something for everyone. The train trip is great to... read moreDeby Ruddell10/05/21
This would be without doubt the best heritage museum I have ever been fortunate enough to look through. The owners... read moreDaryl Napper09/05/21
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
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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.