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Caboolture Historical Village | Living history and family adventure

Caboolture Historical Village is a premium family destination that has entertained and entranced QLD children for generations. When will your family be making their visit?

Caboolture Historical Village | North of Brisbane for Family Fun

This is the number one destination in the region and it’s at the top of the list for school excursions. Hundreds upon hundreds of school groups can’t be wrong! Caboolture has a lot to offer young minds (and slightly older ones) seeking to immerse themselves in history! But there’s no need to wait until it pops up on the curriculum – invest some time in learning and take your own children today.

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What attractions are at Caboolture Historical Village?

Your children will get a chance to experience the following:

  • Over 70 historical buildings
  • 110,000 in context museum pieces (moments from history that can be seen inside the village)
  • Post office, barber, butcher, general store
  • Items from the Prison Museum
  • Items from the Old Caboolture Hospital
  • Items from the Old Caboolture Railway Station
  • Model ships representing the First Fleet
  • The Feather Club Museum
  • The Military Museum
  • A memorial to animals and birds lost in the course of war
  • Re-enactments by Caboolture Historical Village players
  • Gem club (tumbling and sieving)
  • Washing duties in the old laundry
  • Blacksmithery and printing displays

What are the entry costs?

Adults: $15.00
Concessions $10.00
Children (5 to 12 years): $5.00
Children under 5 years: Free entry

Caboolture Historical Village is open every day of the year from 9am to 4pm. (Not open Good Friday or Christmas Day)


There are toilet and public restroom facilities at Caboolture Historical Village.

Patrons are encouraged to bring their own food and drink. There are plenty of tables and areas to lay down a picnic blanket. You will be expected to be responsible and dispose of your own rubbish thoughtfully.

How do we get there?

You’ll find Caboolture Historical Village at 280 Beerburrum Road, Caboolture.

You can phone ahead on (07) 5495 4581.

Make it count

If you visit the Caboolture Historical Village website you’ll find links to curriculum documents and activity sheets. You might want to see how you can use or adapt these for your visit with your own family.

Enjoy this beautiful slice of living history!


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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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