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Pioneer Weekend Celebrates 10 Years

Around 1200 people came together at the weekend to celebrate Australia’s pioneering past with traditional fashion, food and entertainment at the Historic Village Herberton’s 10th annual Pioneer Weekend (May 4-5). Revellers were treated first hand to life at the turn... read more...


Mine for Gems in Revamped Jewellery Shop

A jewellery shop in the middle of an 1800s Australian mining town is something of an oddity, but it continues to be a treasure trove for many who enter. Connie Kimberley, owner of the Historic Village Herberton, said such finds were one of the many wonderful things... read more...


Pioneer Weekend a Cracker for Historic Revellers

More than 1200 people came together at the weekend to celebrate Australia’s pioneering past with traditional fashion, food and entertainment at the Historic Village Herberton’s annual Pioneer Weekend (May 5-6). Revellers were treated first hand to life at the turn... read more...


Kath and Kim Croc Boats Return Home

 Two ‘tropics’ style dragon boats are coming back to their home territory where they will be displayed at the Historic Village Herberton. The croc boats, named Kath and Kim, were made in 1989 by Atherton Rotary Club. They were paddled on Atherton Tablelands’ lakes in water... read more...


Vintage Village Victorious As One of Australia's Best

The Historic Village Herberton has been named one of the 10 best museums in Australia. The Atherton Tablelands open air pioneer museum was named by TripAdvisor as one of the country’s top 10 museum experiences, up there with Melbourne Museum, the National Gallery of Victoria... read more...