This is a great place! We had heard almost nothing about the village and had fairly low expectations. We had planned on spending an hour or two and ended up staying for about five hours. They have a fine collection of old buildings, well restored and/or preserved as well as some great collections of vehicles and artifacts. Some of the collections could benefit from more contemporary museum practices with less emphasis on the number of exemplars and more on chronology, evolution of the technology, background and information.
The pity is, no one has heard of this place. The standard Australian and Queensland guidebooks don't even mention it. Nearby standard Tourist Information facilities in Brisbane and Mooloolaba don't even have a leaflet. I talked to a number of the local merchants and restauranteurs in nearby towns and they've never heard of it either. It's maybe 10 or 15 km from the Glass House Mountains so the area gets a fair number of visitors but when we were at the village on a weekend, there were maybe 10 or 15 other people. What a shame!
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