Stepping through the doors into the Coal Creek Historical Village is like taking a giant step back in time. Experience for yourself what life would have been like in the coalmining town from 1870 to 1920, and best of all, entry is FREE!
Kids of all ages will be captivated by the permanent steam train located just inside the gate. Admire the big black engine, then gather in the lovely old-fashioned carriages and prepare for a journey back in time. Tickets can be purchased for the diesel train, which runs most days, from the Pig and Whistle Café or the General Store.
The Historical Society at Coal Creek has faithfully preserved over fifty original buildings, from carriage maker, wool spinner, school, doctor and pharmacy, church, to barber shop and the general store, in addition to the train!
Located in the charming historical town of Korumburra, you could spend anything from two hours to all day exploring the Coal Creek Historical Village.
Run by volunteers, many of whom dress in period costume, Coal Creek is not just the perfect destination for a family day trip, all of the buildings – including the train – can be rented for specific functions, including birthday parties and weddings.
General entry (except for event days) is FREE! Making Coal Creek a 'must do' for anyone visiting the South Gippsland area.
There is a selection of hot and cold drinks available in the entrance foyer. A hot drink dispenser provides coffee at $3.00 per cup.
Covered BBQ facilities, including electric hot plates and open picnic tables are located in car park. There are no cooking facilities inside the park and no designated picnic areas with specific seating. For picnics, please pack a blanket.
Coal Creek is open every day during school holidays.
During school terms Coal Creek is open Thursday to Monday, 10am to 4.30pm.
Entry is FREE!
All day diesel train tickets are $6.50 per person. Under 3 ride free.
Special Event Days
The Coal Creek calendar is full of special event days.
Teddy Bears Picnic
Literary Festival Halloween
Carols by the Creek
For dates and details, check out the web page: www.coalcreekvillage.com.au
Over 22 community groups call Coal Creek home. Visit, or perhaps consider joining one of these groups. Blooms Playgroup, Gippsland Wind Orchestra, Gippsland Gamers (every Thursday from 4pm), Korumburra Masonic Group, Korumburra Ladies Craft Group, Men's Shed, just to name a few.
Special Functions and Group Bookings
All buildings located at Coal Creek are available for event venue hire.
The village is a safe, enclosed, photogenic location for any function, including weddings and kid's birthday parties. Coal Creek is a location no one will forget. (Onsite catering options available).
School groups are encouraged to visit Coal Creek. Coal Creek offers a number of educational programs. Children can sit in the old-fashioned school house and learn about the history of the coalmining town.
Full details are provided on the Coal Creek web site: www.coalcreekvillage.com.au
Coal Creek provides wedding packages including venue hire, catering and photography. No one would ever forget a genuinely old-fashioned wedding at the beautifully photogenic Coal Creek Historical Village.
Enquire direct: 03 5655 1811 www.coalcreekvillage.com.au