Schools Out for Holidays but not at the Historic Village

Imagine this? This is the school of hard knocks – no heating or cooling apart from an open window and the infamous “cane” hanging by the blackboard. Built in 1881 Herberton State School took students from Grade 1 to Grade 7 (5 to 12 years old) Grades 8, 9 and 10... read more...


The Tea Strainer Display

Go behind the scenes of the Historic Village Herberton with Darryl Cooper as he takes a closer look at the Village's tea strainer display. read more...


School Holiday Fun At The Historic Village Herberton

From train rides to playgrounds, engines and more, there is plenty to keep all the generations in one family entertained at the Historic Village Herberton these school holidays.    The Historic Village Herberton owners Craig and Connie Kimberley said the July... read more...


Historic Village Herberton to be a charging station for electric vehicles

Historic Village Herberton is one of six sites chosen for the Tropical North electric vehicle pilot project.  Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick has given the green light for the Queensland Government and RACQ... read more...


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...