A good place to visit for the whole family, the Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum showcases the history and heritage of the area. The museum comprises of 21 historical buildings that house various collections with over 12,000 exhibits. The main highlights here are the Goodwood Railway Station, a fully-furnished slab cottage, the first Dundowran Hall and the original Dundowran State School.
The village also has a fully equipped blacksmith’s workshop, horse-drawn buggies, old machinery and tools. On Sundays the place is especially lively as the guides and volunteers dress up in period costumes and demonstrate old crafts like horse shoe making and even let you make your own souvenir wooden goblet.
Hervey Bay Historical Village And Museum Travel Tips
- The ideal day to visit would be on a Sunday to truly get a glimpse into the past.
- The staff and guides are very friendly and happy to answer all your questions.
- There are a lot of interactive activities where visitors can participate.
How to Reach Hervey Bay Historical Village And Museum
- Bus Stop: Zephyr Street on Bus No. 5, 16, 17, 18
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21.95% of people who visit Hervey Bay include Hervey Bay Historical Village And Museum in their plan
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