Visit Historic Village Herberton

Set on 16 acres, the Historic Village Herberton is a tin mining town with shops, pub, bank, chemist, grocer, printer, and garage. There are more than 50 restored period buildings making this outdoor museum the most significant in Queensland.โ€จPlan to spend the day and take your time taking in thousands of genuine antiques, Australian collectibles, vintage machinery and vehicles, and more. Working exhibits are brought to life during school holidays and on some weekends.โ€จThe Historic Village Herberton is a 90-minute drive from Cairns and there is plenty of free parking on-site, including space for RVs and caravans.ย 


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  • Wow. What a place.All that history in one location.I was blown away by the way it has been put... read more

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    Rick Fung

    Absolutely fantastic display of days gone by and a single persons collection as a way of doing itThe periodic live... read more

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    Angelo D'Agostino

    Was just lovely place!Lots of really interesting and priceless things to look around.I hope everybody respect the village and preserve... read more

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    Goma Tora

    A bucket list stop. So comprehensive and a staggering collection of everything.

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    Helen King
  • A must see. Great historical information and exhibits. So much to absorb. Very tactile in that you can feel and... read more

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    Don Charles

    We spent a day there,but if you don't see it all,they give you a complimentary 3 day pass .We brought... read more

    Karen Delsar Avatar
    Karen Delsar

    Great place. Well curated. Easy to get around

    Jason Drane Avatar
    Jason Drane

    This place is brilliant, make sure you make enough time, there is so much to see and take in, we... read more

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    Jeanette Leitzke
  • After a couple of visits, not sure I've seen everything yet. Just plain interesting, a must see .

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    Peter McKaskill

    Georgous old place with so.much information you need to make a day trip to see it all. Loved it.

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    John Fejsa

    Went as an off chance and thoroughly enjoyed it. It was their heritage weekend so they had live music and... read more

    David Brown Avatar
    David Brown

    Fantastic place to spend at least two or more hours. Something for everyone to look at.

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    Keith Gifford
  • To be honest there were that many it is hard to choose but if I had to pick one in... read more

    Steve Robinson Avatar
    Steve Robinson

    Great place, stacked with lots of things you will remember from Years ago!! Well worth the visit!!

    Darren Lynnda Young Avatar
    Darren Lynnda Young

    Beautiful museum set in a lovely environment, many old Australian antiques & artefacts. Great staff & a lovely atmosphere. We... read more

    Marcus Gutta Avatar
    Marcus Gutta

    Great historic museum in a beautiful setting ๐Ÿ‘Œ staff were friendly, village was meticulous & the food at the Cafe... read more

  • One of the best heritage museums we have visited. So well laid out with a massive amount of interesting displays...if... read more

    Don Tyrrell Avatar
    Don Tyrrell

    So much history here.

    Richard Volzke Avatar
    Richard Volzke

    Amazing amount of historic articles. Loved the blacksmith demonstration.

    Diane Kersnovske Avatar
    Diane Kersnovske

    So much to see amazing collection. ๐Ÿ‘

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    Doug Pedersen
  • We had a great day. Should have brought a picnic. Great value for money as you get 3 days entry.... read more

    Stringy Bark Avatar
    Stringy Bark

    The most amazing experience!!!

    Natasha Dargie Avatar
    Natasha Dargie

    Such an amazing place. A credit to the staff, volunteers and owners of this beautiful place.

    Maria Shephard Avatar
    Maria Shephard

    Loved the village, so much to see, takes more than one day to see everything. The buildings, furnishing, gardens and... read more

    Diane Whatley Krause Avatar
    Diane Whatley Krause
  • So much to see and very interesting

    K.J.P Avatar

    Great history experience

    Yvette Zwisler Avatar
    Yvette Zwisler

    Absolutely amazing, brilliant staff, all volunteers. They could not have been more helpful, and knowledgeable.We would absolutely recommend this attraction,... read more

    Chris Lobbezoo Avatar
    Chris Lobbezoo

    We had an awesome day. My family including my 3 year old son absolutely loved every bit of the village!... read more

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    Ji Hye Park
  • Impressive collection of antique, old and rare items from a whole chemist store and printery to vintage clothing, toys, farm... read more

    Rebecca Grisman Avatar
    Rebecca Grisman

    Absolutely beautiful area approximately 16 acres of beautifully restored historic homes, machinery, stores, hotels, well set out and sign post.... read more

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    montys Mum

    What a great day we had. I have experienced places similar to this in the past and after an hour... read more

    Melinda Meyer Avatar
    Melinda Meyer

    Awesome day glad we got the 3day pass, so much to see really well done and immaculately maintained credit to... read more

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    G Bo
  • Loved this visit. The highlight of the day was the demonstration by the Blacksmith. So much to see there ... read more

    Gayle Mitchell Avatar
    Gayle Mitchell

    We spent 1 & a 1/2 days wandering around this interesting village. Lots to see from the past and is... read more

    Jacqui Playfair Avatar
    Jacqui Playfair

    Top place to visit - need to go back and spend more time there.

    Mark C Avatar
    Mark C

    Very interesting place although a bit on the expensive side

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    Terry Lambourne