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Historic Village Herberton, Herberton

(4.9/5 based on 460 reviews on the web)
At Historic Village Herberton, step back in time and explore over 50 buildings dating from as far back as 1870, including an apothecary, schoolhouse, printing press, and grocer’s store, as well as a dentist, dress shop, toy store, and jail. Each displays well-preserved artifacts showcasing Australia’s rich history. While you walk around, watch volunteers demonstrate traditional skills. After enjoying some homemade pie or cake in the teashop, browse the old-fashioned toys and trinkets for sale in the gift shop. Arrange your visit to Historic Village Herberton and discover more family-friendly attractions in Herberton using our Herberton trip itinerary maker.
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  • Turned up for a brief visit and realised we could easily spend a day here especially with access to the mining museum nearby. Everything was impeccably presented, really well maintained. Some fabulous...  more »
  • We found the experience of the historical village and railway absolutely brilliant, it reminded us of towns we, our parents and grandparents grew up in. The buildings have been lovingly restored (a cr...  more »
  • Absolutely wonderful exhibition of "old days in Australia". Reminded me of my young days at school, even had school sums in £sd. which was in use at that time. Old multiplication tables and sums, etc ...  more »
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  • To be honest I thought this was going to be lame but I was wrong. If you like history and museums THIS place is for you. We didn't have enough time to see everything so make sure you plan a full day to walk around. Eat at the tearoom! Delicious! DO NOT miss the old cars. Sooo cool! Glad we got out even for a couple hours. Only complaint is if you are open until 5 - have people there all day instead of close things at 3 and 4. That was disappointing. And have someone to answer history questions about the buildings and such. Worth the time to go!
  • This place is seriously mind boggling and the range of memorabilia here is unbelievable. You can easily spend all day. An absolute credit to the owners and everyone involved in the maintenance and upkeep. A must-see!
  • A nice little town worth spending at least 2-3 hours at. The food available was a bit last century though, maybe to match the historic theme!
  • Interesting, educational and entertaining. Good food and drinks in the cafe too.
  • Very pleasant way to spend the day. If it's hot use the umbrella provided and take plenty of water. Very dog friendly. Lovely meal at the cafe and reasonably priced.