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Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum

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Address: 13 Zephyr St. | Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4128 4804
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fri - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Description: Multi-award winning tourist attraction with 19 buildings and 8000...
Multi-award winning tourist attraction with 19 buildings and 8000 exhibits.Free Barbecue facilities. Interactive demonstrations on Sundays, 1pm to 3pm. Blacksmith, Wood Turner, Corn Sheller, Rope Maker. Open Fri, Sat, 1pm 'til 4.30pm. Sun, 10.30am 'til 4.30pm Adult: $10 Child: $3 Groups Welcome.
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Nostalgia, aint it good

What a wonderful place. Lots of days gone by on display along with demonstrations of activities of long ago. Saw lots of stuff that was in use when I was a kid, it brought back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 7, 2014
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Hervey Bay, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is an interesting place, allow some time for the visit unless you are not into old / historical things then this is not for you. I learned to make rope using an 100 years old machine which you had to turn the handle. Learned about the ropes on the sailing ships, how they were made etc. I found this... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

What a wonderful place. Lots of days gone by on display along with demonstrations of activities of long ago. Saw lots of stuff that was in use when I was a kid, it brought back lots of wonderful memories of childhood. Another place for our grand-child to visit when she gets here later this month.

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Hastings, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were impressed with the displays and the overall enthusiasm of the volunteers from the historical society William and Jan New Zealand

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Bundaberg, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Three generations went to the historical village today and all of them loved it. My 89 year old grandmother in particular was taken by the interesting displays. It was surprising how many items they were able to source that were in such great condition. It has everything ranging from vehicles, army memorabilia, railway artifacts period housing and past fashions. If... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great place to visit - I love soaking up the ambience from years past. My partner and I enjoyed the interactive displays as well.

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A great display of a time gone by, great to reminisce about early school days, phones, kitchen items and too many to list

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Oslo
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The museum has lots of fun activities to do, and the staff is very friendly, but I felt that they had a lot more quantity than quality. Nobody would want to see everything there

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My family and I have been here a few times now and it really is one of the must see's in Hervey Bay. For only a few dollars you can have something interesting to do for an afternoon for the whole family. Great for visitors that love finding out more about the history of towns they visit.

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Plenty to see in this museum with informative staff on hand to talk to. But it is expensive, especially if people have a family. No concessions for seniors or pensioners...

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a really beautiful day out with awesome things to see. I myself got married here and also my patents did in the same building and the photos you can take are really good and the staff are friendly and they go out of there way to help you with things.

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