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“A Walk Back In time”

Highfields Pioneer Village
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Highfields Pioneer Village covers an area of 20 acres of picturesque grounds with over 50 buildings of historic interest, pleasant surroundings and picnic facilities. It is located at 73 Wirraglen Rd Highfields, just 15kms North of Toowoomba.
Gold Coast Queensland
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A Walk Back In time”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

This Pioneer Village was an absolute delight. Run by dedicated volunteers it is a credit to them and the district. A walk back in time with wonderful memories. We were fortunate enough to see the Light Horsemen practise for their show. Take the time and stop and have a look at the Darling Downs history!

Visited July 2012
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Toowoomba, Australia
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Highfields Pioneer Village”
Reviewed April 23, 2012

This is a combination of static and working heritage museum. It is very cheap entertainment for a family or individual and there is no time limit other than closing time. It particularly traces Australia's farming and transport heritage from early European settlement days. You can also enjoy snacks of damper, tea and sandwiches made on the premises. It incorporates the Southern Cross Museum which is a purpose built shed tracing the history of this irrigation company. Each year on the Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Easter a special Heritage Festival is held.

Visited October 2011
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Sandy Creek Qld
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150 reviews
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“Easter 2012 Visit”
Reviewed April 9, 2012

Easter is a major 4 day event for this attraction. Loaded with early Australia pioneer exhibits and demonstrations. Open 1000-1600 dailyb over the break. Also open daily. The major event was well worth thge visit and I would recommend it, Be prepared to spend the entire day on site and you will definately not be bored. Food on site at reasonable cost. Admission reasonable and worth the cost. A whole lot of early Australia on display.

Visited April 2012
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