Caboolture Historical Village

With over a century of local history on display, Caboolture Historical Village is a must-visit destination. Situated on 12 acres of land, north of Caboolture CBD, the Historical Village is a wonderful collection of vintage objects and buildings that tell a riveting story about our past. Amble through the streets of yesteryear, with quaint churches, a post office, butcher, corner store and beautiful gardens. Or learn about the region’s ‘underbelly’ of hardened criminals and murderers at the prison, where you can also view objects from Brisbane’s notorious Boggo Road. Automotive and machinery enthusiast? Caboolture Historical Village has over 73 refurbished cars, motorbikes, trucks and tractors on display and is home to the Antique Machinery Restoration Society of Queensland.

A history lesson for the whole family!

No need to worry about the children getting bored on this history trip, Caboolture Historical Village has many interactive displays. Children can get up close with old water pumps, butter churns, typewriters and sawmill machinery, in a safe environment. They’ll love playing teacher in the one-room schoolhouse and riding the rails at the local train station, with the miniature steam train running twice a day. Why not test their strength, by attempting to lift a ball and chain at the prison? If that doesn’t grab their interest, a trip to the morgue and hospital might do the trick. Explaining dentistry devices and techniques from sixty years ago, it’s sure to get them brushing their teeth without complaint. There’s so much to do, see and learn at the Caboolture Historical Village.

The Caboolture Historical Village collection

The Caboolture Historical Village has over 110,000 local objects on display, including domestic, maritime, military, automotive and farming pieces of interest. These collections are housed in over 70 buildings, from old farmhouses, one bedroom cottages and school houses to the train station, hospital building, dairies and tin farm sheds. Donated by local residents since 1959, the objects and buildings tell the story of the local people, giving insight into the region’s founding families. The grounds are also the home to several local historical societies and clubs, including Caboolture & District Woodworkers Club; 11th Light Horse Troop; The Caboolture Gem Club; Antique Machinery & Restoration Club; Pottery Club; The Homestead Country Music Club; Caboolture Family History Research Group; and Feathers Club Association of Queensland.

Tours and groups

With ample parking, the Caboolture Historical Village is the ideal destination for bus and school groups. Bookings are required and tours are available upon request. As a pleasant outdoor attraction, it’s one of the best museums near Brisbane for group tours, school tours and families.

Entry Pricing
Adults: $15.00
Concessions $11.00
Children (5 to 12 years): $7.50
Children under 5 years: Free entry

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Find Us

280 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture QLD, Australia

Contact Us

07 5495 4581


Please note due to the COVID-19 outbreak operating hours may be affected. See operator website for up to date information

Opening Hours

9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
9:00am - 4:00pm
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9:00am - 4:00pm

Public holidays may vary

Posted by Caboolture Historical Village on Saturday, 27 October 2018

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