- 141 Murilla Street, Miles QLD 4415
- Opening hours
- Monday - Sunday, 8.30am - 4.30pm
- Adult $18; Senior $15; Primary/Secondary Student $9; Family $40
The Miles and District Historical Village is a first-class facility and a “Must See” when visiting Miles.
Savour the atmosphere of this authentic, turn of the century village with more than 34 buildings and countless displays.
The Miles Historical Village houses quite an extensive War Museum which has displays of militaria and memorabilia from all the wars involving Australian servicemen and women. The Museum is also home to a magnificent shell collection and Lapidary display.
The comprehensive and educational displays in the Artesian Basin Centre include the history of the prickly pear menace, aboriginal cave and artefacts, the Land Care story and an excellent model of the Artesian Basin.
Other buildings of interest include the Slab Hut and kitchen, Dairy, Coach House, Blacksmith, General Store, Post Office, Bakery, Union Hotel, Chemist, Red Rose Cafe, Bank, School, Church, Hospital, Printery, Gaol and CWA building.
The latest editions are a 1930’s garage complete with old type petrol pump and numerous memorabilia from the era, an authentic Butcher shop complete with fittings from that era and a new Sawpit.
Group bookings and school excursions are welcomed. Catering can be provided for group bookings with advance notice. Souvenir Shop/Kiosk available where drinks and ice-creams may be purchased.
A “must see” experience on your visit to or through Miles.