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…
Passionately run and maintained, this is a wonderful look in to the history of not only the local area, but... read moreJamie Percival16/01/21
Awesome way to spend the afternoon wandering back through time in amongst the beautiful gardens. Need a full day next time!Jarryd Londino16/01/21
MAKE THIS VISIT!! IT IS A MUST DO! Wow, wow, WOW! Whilst on our travels in the tablelands we had... read moreLaura Monique Colette Parsons14/01/21
Need a couple of days to get around here to look at the collection of stuff from as far back... read moreMatthew Manser12/01/21
We went for the morning and spent five and one-half hours enjoying the experience. There are so many different buildings/shops/workshops to cover everybody's interests. The atmosphere is genuine the displays authentic.juliebN4764GQ09/01/21
If your into vintage things this place has it all from trucks toys steam engines and a working train... read moreryan bicycle engineering06/01/21
Well worth the visit. My only regret was that we didn't give ourselves enough time, you really need a full... read moreBirgitt Thomas03/01/21
An extremely interesting place.So awesome to see just how much time and effort has been put in to this place... read moreDallas McLean03/01/21
This has to be one of the best. Fantastic historical village - so much stuff . The grounds are immaculate - the buildings and displays are fantastic. You... read moredontforgetyourhat31/12/20
All of FNQ’s colonial history in one place If you want to get an insight to life at the turn of the century and into the 1950’s, or... read moreIanMacleanNSS27/12/20
Trip back in time The village is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about history. The displays are well set up and the staff... read moreLisa12201923/12/20
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was an amazing visit there today, we left it too late and didn't get enough time. It is well... read moreAndrew N Maryann Jones19/12/20
Good fun This place has a huge range of memorabilia and artifacts, we entered late in the day so only spent an... read morelibbynutts13/12/20
This was a fantastic place to visit. The buildings have been restored as you would imagine they would have been... read moreKaryn Cornwell05/12/20
What an amazing place that just has to be seen and experienced. We spent hours wondering through the village, the... read moreJustin Blank28/11/20
Historic Village Herberton was the highlight of my trip to the Atherton Tablelands. The village is the best historic village... read moreKevin M26/11/20
WOW... Trip down Memory Lane and Beyond What a day, our visit to Herberton Historical Village surpassed our expectations. Just wish we had a little more time,... read morepeterandmaureenwill20/11/20
Fascinating experience for all the family! We called in here as we drove through the Atherton Tablelands on a wonderful recent holiday in Far North Queensland.... read morenadjapark19/11/20
This is an amazing experience. I have the utmost respect and admiration for the many volunteers who not only... read moreDianne Schultz07/11/20
Excellent and Informative Step back in Time An extensive collection of buildings and. artifacts and displays. We spent six hours there but could have spent a... read moreBoyd J04/11/20
This is a must do visit. This place has the best hystorical display that we have seen, (and we've... read morePhil Elvery04/11/20
I was sceptical.... just another bunch of rusting old stuff, but, no, it was interesting, comprehensive and... read moreSue Fanton03/11/20
This is the best we have ever seen for such a variety of our nations history. Do yourself a favour... read moreMJ O Neill02/11/20
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Coach House When horses ruled the roads – up until the turn of last century – they needed a place...
Steam engine, truck and vintage machinery buffs are in for a century old blast from the past when...
Hooray, Christmas School Holidays are about to begin The Historic Village is open every day except...
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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.