The Triple Award Winning Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum features 21 historical buildings housing over 12,000 exhibits from the Fraser Coast and Wide Bay area; these exhibits include a fully-furnished slab cottage, built in 1898, the Goodwood Railway Station, the first Dundowran Hall, the original Dundowran State School, a fully equipped blacksmith shop, cane harvesting machinery, horse drawn buggies shed, restored IHC three horse power engine, petrol driven washing machine, school and music room, and Hervey Bay's original Methodist Church, built in 1901, and now available for weddings.... more
The village comes alive on Sundays when their volunteers dressed in period clothes demonstrate old time crafts. See the blacksmith make a horseshoe, treadle the 100 year old wood lathe and help make your own souvenir wooden goblet. Come and turn the handles on the corn shelling machine or join the Rope Maker and make a souvenir piece of rope on a 100 year old machine for free.
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Children under 13 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Three buildings with disability ramps. Most buildings at ground-level.
Yes. Dogs are allowed on a leash, but are not allowed in the buildings.
No smoking allowed in buildings.
No bags, other than handbags, allowed on premises.
Groups visits available. Contact Yvonne on 07 4124 5257.
How To Get There
Drive east along the Hervey Bay Esplanade. Turn right at Zephyr Street. The Historical Village and Museum is 150 yards up on the right, next to the Z-Pac Theatre.
|Adult||$10.00||01 May - 30 Jun|
|$3.00||01 May - 30 Jun||Primary School Students - 6 to 16 years old|
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