Herberton Historic Village is probably one of Queensland’s most significant museums. A treasure trove of antiquities dating back as early as the 1880’s, an intriguing village has been recreated to replicate daily lives in another time. For anyone who grew up in Australia it’s a fascinating insight into the lives of our parents and grandparents and will likely rekindle long lost childhood memories. For visitors to Australian soil, Herberton Historic Village offers a snapshot of Australia’s early pioneers as European settlers spread across north Queensland.
Located in the Atherton Tablelands about 90 minutes west of Cairns, allow a full day to explore Herberton Historic Village and surrounds. Swing by a historic hotel for a pub lunch at Herberton, Ravenshoe or Malanda for a pub lunch to digest this mammoth collection of Australian history.
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