A DAY TOUR to take a step
BACK IN TIME
Sunday 7 June 2015
The Historic Village Herberton is an outdoor museum presenting the story of Australia’s pioneering past. Its particular focus is on the tin mining town of Herberton, which is its home. Herberton is the oldest town on the Tablelands, established in 1880 on the back of a tin mining boom.
The Historic Village pays homage to this era when mining dominated the mineral rich mountains of the Atherton Tablelands. It has a strong interest in turn of the century machinery and small engines, transport, fashion and pharmaceuticals as well as motor vehicles and war memorabilia.
Set on 16 acres, the Historic Village Herberton is a tin mining town with shops, pub, bank, chemist, grocer, printer and garage. There are more than 50 restored period buildings making this outdoor museum the most significant in Queensland.
Depart Cairns 8:45 Sunday 7 June 2015 $79 per person
Travel via the Gilles Hwy to Herberton Historic Village