Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, Scarness

(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
  • This is a much more extensive display than what you would think from the front view of the Museum. Everything is clean well documented and well laid out. The live demonstrations are well run and very ...  more »
  • First world problems are a symptom of a generation who haven't had so many difficult times and never had many "real" problems to solve. Take your kids here. Take yourself here. The museum has some tho...  more »
  • Great for all ages. The range and quality of artifacts is wonderful. The people who work there are all volunteers, so they are there becasue they love it.  more »
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  • Great day out for everyone. Much more interesting than i was expecting
  • Love all the historical things, Kids love it as well.