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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TripAdvisor
  • The rope making display was great. A lot of effort has gone into presenting buildings and displays to show life in an earlier age. 
  • You can see from the setting and quality of the museum that care and love go in to its maintenance and improvement. The people who are a part of the museum as volunteers really care about the place, t...  more »
  • What an amazing place, They have put so much work into the village set up and although it looks small from the front, it's huge !! The staff /owners are warm and friendly, the information on everythin...  more »
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  • Love all the historical things, Kids love it as well.