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Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum

13 Zephyr St, Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
+61 7 4128 4804
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A fascinating place

We visited several years ago and didn't allow our selves enough time to do it justice. We went... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bill318
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Well worth the $10 and two hours ....

Wow - Grandparents, Parents, Children Great there is some thing for everyone; the children get... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dave R
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Brisbane, Australia
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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13 Zephyr St, Scarness, Hervey Bay, Queensland 4655, Australia
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+61 7 4128 4804
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited several years ago and didn't allow our selves enough time to do it justice. We went again this year and it was even better. Lots of interesting displays spread over lots of buildings. Some of the items we could remember using! The staff...More

Thank Bill318
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow - Grandparents, Parents, Children Great there is some thing for everyone; the children get an activity to undertake on entry. The Grandparents and Parents get to support the children with their activity and enjoy the Village / Museum. Really worth the time and the...More

Thank Dave R
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review Dave. Pleased you enjoyed the visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome took a trip down memory lane with my daughter and grandchildren recommend this to everyone so much to do and see.

Thank ButterflyBells
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. So pleased your grandchildren enjoyed it too.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is truly a worthy place to go visit. All the items are presented in clear way and able to see everything. We been to few historical villages and this by far is the best. Well maintained and the volunteers have done a fabulous...More

Thank harveypamela86
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. What a shame you missed the demos. Being all volunteer it is not possible to do them every day(I wish we could). Come in on a Sunday, demos between 1pm and 3pm.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This morning after a late breakfast we decided to check out the hervey bay historical museum and I'm so glad we did. After being greeted by two lovely volunteers on the door, one of them showing my son magic tricks, we were given a map...More

1  Thank Kellie W
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Hi Kellie So pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the great review,. I will pass on to our volunteers.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a much more extensive display than what you would think from the front view of the Museum. Everything is clean well documented and well laid out. The live demonstrations are well run and very informative, the display of the Maheno ship wreck was...More

1  Thank Geoff S
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Geoff. Pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

First world problems are a symptom of a generation who haven't had so many difficult times and never had many "real" problems to solve. Take your kids here. Take yourself here. The museum has some thoughtful displays including the meat safe , a primitive precursor...More

Thank pharaohgnomes
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Very much appreciate your perceptive review. Thanks.

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great for all ages. The range and quality of artifacts is wonderful. The people who work there are all volunteers, so they are there becasue they love it.

Thank Caroline W
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks Caroline. So true.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Hervey Bay Historical Village and Museum is tucked away in a quiet street in Pialba at Hervey Bay, Queensland. You could easily drive past it and miss it. It may have a small street frontage, but covers a big area. The village has an...More

Thank GregoryCope
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Gregory. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The staff members of the Hervey Bay. Historical Society did a great job organising the centenary of the great Urangan Pier today. Every one of them dressed well and recreated the history agaun. Lots of fun and free activities for young children. Such an eventful...More

Thank Thiru Murugan P
Brian T, Public Relations Manager at Hervey Bay Historical Village & Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Much appreciated.

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LWSadelaide
Can I bring a little dog?
2 October 2016|
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Response from Jargan | Reviewed this property |
Hi LWSAdelaide, the historic park has many collectables and a large grassed area. Perhaps give them a call first. Regards Jargan
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Carol B
When is it open
6 September 2016|
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Response from Jargan | Reviewed this property |
Monday to Friday from 10am - 4pm. Not sure about Saturday. They rely on volunteers. They didn't have eftpos when we went hopefully they have come of age with technology. Otherwise you will need cash. Great historical park... More
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sunshine4551
Hi, We are visiting Hervey Bay and wondering do you do a group discount booking on a Sunday. The date would be the Sunday 2nd August and looking at later morning and our group of about 26-30 seniors from Caloundra . Thanking you. Regards Judy ( Caloundra)
22 July 2015|
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Response from Brian T | Property representative |
Hi Judy My apologies for not signing my reply. Regards Brian Taylor (MRM)
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