Category Archive for "Latest News"

2020 Village Calendar

December 2, 2019
Calendars for 2020 are now available at the front counter of the Visitor Reception Centre. The calendar features some of our beautiful buildings and gardens. The stunning photographs were taken by Cathy Clark. Priced at only $12.50.   The Caboolture...
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Christmas & New Year Holiday Closures

November 21, 2019
CHRISTMAS CLOSURE The Village will be closed from 4:00pm Monday, 23 December 2019 and will reopen 9:00am Saturday, 28 December 2019 NEW YEAR CLOSURE The Village will be closed from 4:00pm Tuesday, 31 December 2019 and will reopen 9:00am Thursday,...
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Photographic Exhibition – Updated

October 7, 2018
Citadel Gallery is now showcasing photographs of early Caboolture, citizens and surrounds. Photographs have been changed and other interesting objects have been added. There is a variety of subjects and times, and we welcome our visitors comments. The intention is...
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Qld Prisons Museum

August 8, 2019

This museum is located within the Police Station and has many displays on the history of the Queensland prison system. Volunteers, Steve and Mick, can be found in the Police Station building on Wednesdays and are happy to answer any…

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Bunda-La – Go Fund Me Page

May 23, 2019

Horrie Hunt, the Project Co-Ordinator for this project has started a Go Fund Me page – Here is Horrie’s story from that page: Want to join me in making a difference?  I’m raising money to benefit The Caboolture Historical…

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Abbott Buggy (Circa 1895) on display

January 12, 2019

The Village has received a donation of an Abbott Buggy by Suzanne Shalders. The buggy is proudly displayed in the Visitor Reception Centre of the Village. History: Johann Schubert and his wife Louisa purchased the buggy in Albury NSW in…

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New Village Store – ‘Village Leather’

November 1, 2018

Village Leather operated by Raoul is now trading within the Village grounds. The store specialises in handcrafted leather goods and repairs and all leather products are: hand stitched, hand dyed, and hand cut Many different objects can be made to order…

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Restored Expo 88 AUSTRALIA Signs – Unveiled!!

October 31, 2018

The Expo 88 AUSTRALIA signs are now restored and can be viewed at the Village. The official unveiling of the stacked Expo 88 AUSTRALIA sign took place on 26 October with the large horizontal AUSTRALIA sign unveiled by Ken Done…

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Blacksmithing – An Old Skill but a Good One

April 5, 2016

One of the popular spots in the Village is the Blacksmith’s – opposite the Gem Club, where, especially on school visits, one or more of our talented “Smithies” works the fire to show visitors how many metal things are made….

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Tambo Teddy – Prince Harry & Meghan’s First Baby

October 22, 2018

The Village is a proud supporter of Tambo Teddies and has a range of teddies in our Visitor Reception Centre.  Please drop in and see for yourself the quality of these beautiful teddies.            

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