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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Whether you're channelling the iconic Bondi Beach style or going for a classic Aussie surfer vibe, these classics are the ultimate throwback to beach days of yore. 🏄‍♂️🌊

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🐾 Bring your furry friends along for a tail-wagging good time at the Historic Village Herberton. 🐶

From sniffing out history to making new paw-some pals, there's endless fun to be had for every member of the family. 🐕✨

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Counting down the days to Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton— just 4 weeks to go.

📅 Join us on May 11-12, 2024, for a celebration of our pioneering heritage, complete with traditional live demonstrations, music and of course, the fabulous fashions on the field.

Book your tickets now and be part of the pioneer story:
https://www.historicvillageherberton.com.au/upcoming-events/

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🕒 Tick-tock, the school holidays are winding down — just two more days to squeeze in those last-minute adventures. Make every second count with real, authentic family fun. 🌟

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This iconic machine doesn't just run on fuel, it runs on nostalgia. Feel the rumble of history with our Southern Cross Diesel Engine – a mechanical marvel that will transport you back in time.🚜💨

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From classy chariots to rugged wagons, our Coach House is definitely a ride through history.

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🏰 Unleash your inner adventurer with our Daily Activities guide, brimming with school holiday excitement. ✨There's an adventure waiting for explorers of any age:
https://www.historicvillageherberton.com.au/daily-activities/

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Are the holidays just flying by? Make the most of the remaining days with new discoveries here at the #HistoricVillage. 🎉🏰

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Step into the early 1900s at the @historicvillageherberton on the Atherton Tablelands. ✨

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💫💊 Brace yourself for a dose of vintage charm at the #HistoricVillageHerberton's apothecary.

From potions that could raise an eyebrow to remedies that defy time, it's a journey into the more outrageous world of yesteryear's medicine.

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Hopping into Easter Sunday like a bunny with a basket full of joy 🐰🌷

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Vintage sewing machines: the OG influencers of the fashion world—making threads trendy before it was cool

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Get ready to step into the past this Easter break with our daily activities at the Historic Village Herberton! 🏰 There's a world of discovery waiting for you, so plan ahead to make the most of your visit. 🎉

And YES! We are open today 😊 Good Friday.

Check out our schedule here: https://bit.ly/3ZC6GWO

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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.