The Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum
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Senior Citizen Friendly
The organisers of Group bookings should note that we have an urn, table and seating
if the group would like to make a cuppa. (No extra cost) A new covered BBQ area is also available with
two electric BBQ’s and a hot water dispenser.(No extra cost)
Five wheelchair ramps: 6 buildings are ground level. Remainder have no more
than four steps, all with hand rails.
Double Disabled access toilets are available on site.
Schools are welcome anytime. An average of 25 classes visit each year.
Mostly Grade 4, local and country, they are given an educational tour through the
buildings by Museum volunteers, overseen by teachers and aides.
Blacksmith, Corn Shelling , Rope Making & Woodturning demonstrations are available for all groups
Check our demonstrations page for more information.
There are no paid staff at the Historical Village & Museum. All members are volunteers.
If you are local and expect to bring family or friends to the Village in the future, ask our Reception about our Ambassador Cards. It is free to aquire one and when you present it on your next visit you will get in for a reduced rate. (Bring one paying visitor and it’s half price, bring two paying visitors and get in for free.
The Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum in 1988 received an award for excellence.
This is a highly valued prize from the International Council of Museums.
In 2006 , 2007 and 2008 we won the Fraser Coast & South Burnett Tourism Award for the
Heritage & Cultural Tourism Category. In 2009 we were inducted into the “Hall of Fame”.
In 2015 we were awarded “Australia Day Award, Community Event” for our 40th Birthday event in 2014.
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Please be aware that entry after 3.30pm will not give you enough time to fully view all our displays and buildings.
Due to Covid Virus restrictions we are not open Fridays and School Holidays until further notice
Friday & Saturday from 1pm ’til 4.30pm
Sundays from 10.30am ’til 4.30pm
All Queensland School and Public Holidays
(Closed Christmas Day & Good Friday)
Blacksmith, Woodturning, Corn Shelling and Rope making demonstrations
Sundays from 1pm ’til 3pm
Groups and Parties Welcome
Children (14 and Under) $3.00
Children under school age FREE