Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, Hervey Bay
(4.7/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Featuring 8,000 historical exhibits and 19 buildings, Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum offers an educational glimpse into the region’s past with interactive displays of numerous items, such as tools used on the farms, clothes worn during the early settlement period, and wagons the pioneers drove when they first arrived. Take a tour through Hervey Bay’s history with a stop at one of many blacksmith and woodcraft demonstrations, and see skilled artisans create a variety of wooden objects, such as miniature horseshoes and tiny goblets. Also included at this village-museum is a model of the landmark Uragan Pier, built in 1917, the same year the original pier was constructed. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Hervey Bay holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A great thing to do if you're looking for an outing in Hervey Bay. Have been here about 3 times, is interactive as you can walk into different houses and sometimes there are even live demonstrations w...  more »
  • Before entering we didn't have high expectations but that changed immediately. What a great attraction, great for the children of today's generation to see how yester year lived. So we'll layed out & ...  more »
  • The rope making display was great. A lot of effort has gone into presenting buildings and displays to show life in an earlier age. 
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  • Love all the historical things, Kids love it as well.