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…
GO HERE. I have been here probably four or five times over the years. It is fantastic. I’m not a... read moreChelsea Smith23/07/21
Wow! We travel heaps & have seen more than our share of historic venues. You'll never see a more comprehensive... read moreRuth Brook22/07/21
Village was great displays were very informative but eat before you go. Menu at Tea room needs to be updated... read moreSharon Bradley22/07/21
Fantastic place to visit. So interesting well set out and staff fabulous. It would be one of the best... read moreGayle and Rob14/07/21
- Rick Sammons09/07/21
Marvelous look back into history. The llace is chock full of items from the past,an incredible insight.Michael Findlay07/07/21
It’s a great day out although it would be nice if they notified customers that the train and damper/billy tea... read moreCourtney Pearce07/07/21
Great little village and an incredible collection of artefacts revealing our incredible history, maintained by a very dedicated and passionate... read moreCraig Duthie03/07/21
Amazing experience. So much to see. On 16 acres. Easily spend 1.5 to 2.0 days.Best historical museum I have seen... read moreDavid Brook03/07/21Derek Messner02/07/21
Probably the best historical museum in Australia. Fantastic place, the memorabilia, machines, trucks, buildings and general locality and history is... read moreElton Walker25/06/21
Worth a visit. Very professional operators. The volunteers are very dedicated and well worth respect for their skillsSusan Pearson25/06/21
A must to do unbelievable amount of history need about 2 days to see... read moremichael hogan16/06/21
I have been to a few Historic Village museums, Herberton is the Best. Amazing the amount of historic... read moreIan Crocker16/06/21
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
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Scores of bacteria can hitch a ride on an ambulance and back in the day ambulances had their own...
The very gracious Elderslie House is the jewel in the crown of the Historic Village Herberton...
Step back into the 1880s this weekend (May 8 and 9) when the Historic Village Herberton presents...
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.
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.