"Visit the Heritage Village" Rockhampton Things to Do Tip by cafank

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Rockhampton Heritage Village is an active township museum where you can experience Rockhampton's rich and colourful history. The village features the history of the Rockhampton area from 1850 - 1950.

It's a large complex and is quite interactive so is great for kids. There are a couple of Shetland ponies and Draught Horses raoming around and they will come up looking for pats and food. There is a farmhouse area with cows, ducks, geese, hens - all the farmyard trimmings.

The Dolls House is special if you have any interst in dolls.

As you wander around (or are driven) you'll see vintage vehicles, a hall of clocks, a timber cutters camp with some great examples of early tools, a blacksmith shop, homesteads and cottages, lots of vintage machinery and some great engines.

I loved this village - better than any of the others that I have written about. Perhaps it helped that I was given an escorted tour in one of the village's cars.

There are about 5 market days each year and these are apparently fantastic markets - check if there will be one on when you are there.

Open 9am – 4pm daily

Admission is about $10 and pensioner discount applies.

Directions: Boundary Road Parkhurst, 10km north of Rockhampton City Centre, Just north of the Yeppoon
turn-off on the Bruce Highway (A1)

Open 9am – 4pm daily

othercontact: rhv@rrc.qld.gov.au
Phone: 07 4936 8688
Website: http://www.rockhamptonregion.qld.gov.au

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  • Written Nov 17, 2010
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