Welcome to

Historic Village Herberton

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Prepare to be wowed as you step back in time to an era that has long been forgotten.

Experience Living History

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.
Herberton Heart of the North

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Our News and Events

Explore everything happening at Historic Village, Herberton and understand our rich history by immersing yourself in our news and blogs.

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🔬 Calling all junior scientists, who here had one of these chemistry kits? Circa 1945. 💡🧪

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What's cooking, Bushy? Looks absolutely delicious... Roasted pumpkin and fruit cake fresh from the fire 🍂🔥. ...

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Who doesn’t love a blue sky? These lovely crisp winter days are a wonderful time to visit the #historicvillage 🍂☀️.

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Delve into the past: Tasteless castor oil, once a remedy for constipation and a general tonic, is a testament to traditional medicine's evolution. While its benefits were believed to be many, modern medicine offers alternative solutions tailored for today's needs. 🌿💊

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Step back in time and experience education in a bygone era at the Herberton School House at the #HistoricVillage. 📚✏️

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You just never know what you will find at the #historicvillage, like this collection of #gunpowder.💥 It's just one of the many heritage treasures waiting to be discovered. Come explore with us.

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Roll into the past at our John Deere Tractor Exhibit 🚜. Explore the evolution of farming technology and get up close with these iconic machines. Fun for all ages at the #historicvillage.

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We have lotions and potions for everything at the #VillageApothecary and we can absolutely guarantee some of the “healing” items will raise a few eyebrows. 🧪 🌿✨

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The Piano Tuition Room at the #historicvillage…where the echoes of musical history come to life.

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Just another perfect Sunday at the #historicvillageherberton.

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Today's the day! 🚂 Get ready to experience the thrill of the Iron and Steam Fair. Let's fire up those engines and make some memories. Doors open at 9am. See you here soon 👍

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Does this man really need an introduction? Meet Darryl Cooper, the master of the forge. He doesn't just own it; he commands it with sparks flying. ✨

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Big thanks to T Smith for the fantastic review.🌟 We are incredibly grateful for visitors like you who take the time to share their experiences. Your reviews make our day and we love sharing them with the entire Village team. Thank you for your support.

“We visited the Herberton Historic Village over the holidays with our parents and 6 month old. Easily the best historic attraction we have been to as a family and a MUST DO if visiting the Tablelands.

There was something to see and do for everyone with the oldies constantly reminding us of the memorabilia they had “back in their day”. The random storms throughout the day didn’t dampen our spirits and was actually satisfying waiting out the rain under a 100 year old tin roof shed. Thanks for an amazing and unforgettable day!”

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Why did the dentist carry a violin?

Because he wanted to fill cavities with some "tooth-achingly" good tunes 😳🤭

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Missed the excitement of Pioneer Weekend? Fear not! Get ready to rev your engines as we are back with the annual Iron & Steam Fair, starting Saturday, 25th May.

Mark your calendars, because there is nothing we love more than a bit of steam.

25th May
22nd June
27th July
10th August
1st September (Dad's Weekend)
21st September

Don't miss out on the action-packed fun. See you there.

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Our first wet Pioneer Weekend...not surprising after the year of rain we have had. Still, we didn't let it ruin the fun and we were blown away by the incredible fashions we had on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Explore Historic Village Herberton

Start planning your visit to the historical town of Herberton and discover the history of the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands.

Explore Historic
Herberton 

Start planning your visit to the historical town of Herberton, and discover the history of the oldest town on the Atherton Tablelands.

Guide Book
Souvenir Edition

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.