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

    Rick Fung Avatar
    Rick Fung
    19/06/22

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

    Angelo D'Agostino Avatar
    Angelo D'Agostino
    18/06/22

    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
    13/06/22

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

    Helen King Avatar
    Helen King
    04/06/22
  • A must see. Great historical information and exhibits. So much to absorb. Very tactile in that you can feel and... read more

    Don Charles Avatar
    Don Charles
    04/06/22

    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
    04/06/22

    Great place. Well curated. Easy to get around

    Jason Drane Avatar
    Jason Drane
    26/05/22

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

    Jeanette Leitzke Avatar
    Jeanette Leitzke
    26/05/22
  • After a couple of visits, not sure I've seen everything yet. Just plain interesting, a must see .

    Peter McKaskill Avatar
    Peter McKaskill
    18/05/22

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

    John Fejsa Avatar
    John Fejsa
    16/05/22

    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
    15/05/22

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

    Keith Gifford Avatar
    Keith Gifford
    13/05/22
  • 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
    10/05/22

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

    Darren Lynnda Young Avatar
    Darren Lynnda Young
    05/05/22

    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
    04/05/22

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

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    BIG SQTCH BEATS
    04/05/22
  • 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
    04/05/22

    So much history here.

    Richard Volzke Avatar
    Richard Volzke
    02/05/22

    Amazing amount of historic articles. Loved the blacksmith demonstration.

    Diane Kersnovske Avatar
    Diane Kersnovske
    27/04/22

    So much to see amazing collection. ๐Ÿ‘

    Doug Pedersen Avatar
    Doug Pedersen
    25/04/22
  • 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
    25/04/22

    The most amazing experience!!!

    Natasha Dargie Avatar
    Natasha Dargie
    17/04/22

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

    Maria Shephard Avatar
    Maria Shephard
    16/04/22

    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
    16/04/22
  • So much to see and very interesting

    K.J.P Avatar
    K.J.P
    14/04/22

    Great history experience

    Yvette Zwisler Avatar
    Yvette Zwisler
    13/04/22

    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
    09/04/22

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

    Ji Hye Park Avatar
    Ji Hye Park
    09/04/22
  • 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
    08/04/22

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

    montys Mum Avatar
    montys Mum
    01/04/22

    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
    30/03/22

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

    G Bo Avatar
    G Bo
    25/03/22
  • 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
    23/03/22

    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
    18/03/22

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

    Mark C Avatar
    Mark C
    17/03/22

    Very interesting place although a bit on the expensive side

    Terry Lambourne Avatar
    Terry Lambourne
    12/03/22