Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, Hervey Bay

(4.7/5 based on 190+ 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
  • I have just been to the Museum today and really enjoyed looking around! It looks small from the outside but it goes way back with plenty to see! I love that they have collected lots of old items that ...  more »
  • The village I found to be a veritable treasure trove of history and memorabilia perfectly laid out for a relaxed and informative walk back in time. Along with the many indoor and outdoor static displa...  more »
  • Went with 2+2. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great displays giving a glimpse back in time for the whole region. Extensive range of items and well presented in various buildings (plenty of wal...  more »
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  • Love all the historical things, Kids love it as well.