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2013 Pioneer Weekend Better Than Ever

All things old will be celebrated in traditional fashion at this year's annual Pioneer Weekend at Historic Village Herberton on the weekend of May 4 and 5.  A must do event on the Atherton Tablelands, Pioneer Weekend attracts visitors from far and wide with its... read more...


History Endures As Farm House Finds New Home

A 120-year old farmhouse with a rich north Queensland history has arrived at its new home at Historic Village Herberton.   Taking two days to transport, some of which was under police escort, the three-bedroom house, will round out the Village’s collection of more... read more...


Discover crazy potions and cure-alls at The Village’s newest exhibit

The Chemist Shop Historic Village Herberton’s newest exhibition is proving a hit with visitors. Learn just how important the pharmacists’ role was pre-war when there were no packaged tablets or medicines to buy and everything had to be made from scratch. In the... read more...


Holiday Action Draws Crowds

Despite record rainfall in some parts of north Queensland over the last week, organisers of Historic Village Herberton’s Christmas Holiday event program said revellers were still braving the elements for a touch of Australian history. With a holiday schedule packed full of... read more...


Bridge To The Past

Craig and Connie Kimberley are proud to open the new bridge at Historic Village Herberton An impressive 70-metre suspension bridge, bush cookout and chemist shop as it was 100 years ago will be officially opened this Boxing Day, December 26 at Historic Village... read more...