Village Souvenir and Information Centre
Come and browse a range of Village souvenirs including Australiana, candles, key rings, Village hats and more ! Self-photography for a small fee where you can dress in Heritage Outfits anywhere within The Village. All proceeds go to The Australiana Pioneer Village.
Visit Ken and Cathy of Forgotten Ridge Farm in the 1879 little Bee House. To buy some pure Australian Bush honey and related products. You won’t find fresher, tastier honey anywhere!
A professional whip maker for over 40 years, David Bould handmakes Bull Whips & Snake Whips, belts, jewellery and leatherwork. Stop by Perry House, browse all his goods for sale and chat with David and his sister Catherine.
Come into the Damper Camp and enjoy traditional colonial fare, including:
- Devonshire Teas
- Damper and Cocky’s Joy
- Ploughman’s Lunches
- Variety of other refreshments
The Lolly Shop
June welcomes you to The Village Lolly Shop in “Kenso Cottage” It is packed full of memories from your childhood . . . as well as the latest sweets – something for everyone as well as a wonderful display of tins and containers from times past, lucky dips for the children and novelties.
There are beautiful collectable Pottery handmade by June Greenhalgh, along with her exquisite hand embroidery and knitted and crocheted items . . . also a great variety of Giftware as well as Vintage Baby Wear, Jewellery, greeting cards and lots more.
Helen & Jim will greet you with a warm welcome when you visit the Oxboro Inn located at the top of the street. Enjoy morning/afternoon tea, freshly cooked burgers, toasted sandwiches, chicken wraps, steak sandwiches, hot chips and more.
The Smelting Shed
The Smelting Shed has a variety of Trinkets and keyrings made on site from an Aussie Pewter. All proceeds used to support Heritage Buildings restorations.
Riverstone General Store
Looking for some bits and bobs? You are likely to find it right here in the Riverstone General Store run by Angela. A variety of general items and a favourite for those who like to browse.
Our Blacksmith demonstrates the way things were – hot glowing metal being manipulated into various shapes and forms. Feel the heat from the shed and imagine the life being lead in the scorching hot summers of the Australian outback . . . and the warmth when winter blew through.
Wayne is a qualified Blacksmith, training under a craftsman Blacksmith that worked in this very Smith at The Village. See on display the various tools that Wayne has made by his own hands, along with items for sale. He can also show you how to manipulate hot metal into small trinkets and works of art.