Coal Creek Historic Village Location
Address: 12 Silkstone Road, Korumburra VIC 3950
Contact: (03) 5655 1811
Nestled in the heart of Korumburra, Victoria, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum beckons history enthusiasts, nature lovers, and curious minds alike. The heritage village stands as a testament to the region’s coal mining, agricultural, transportation, and social history.
Hours of Operation
Regular Hours (Friday to Monday):
- Open: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Extended Accessibility (7 days during school holidays and public holidays, excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day):
- Open: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
School Holidays and Public Holidays
During school holidays and on public holidays (with the exception of Good Friday and Christmas Day), Coal Creek Community Park and Museum extends its regular hours to provide you ample time to explore the 53-building heritage village.
Plan Your Visit
Whether you’re a local resident looking for a weekend adventure or a traveler seeking a unique historical experience, planning your visit to Coal Creek is a breeze. The village offers a serene escape into the undulating landscape, adorned with 40,000 community-planted seedlings to create a flourishing flora and fauna sanctuary.
For any inquiries or to confirm details before your visit, feel free to reach out to Coal Creek Community Park and Museum at (03) 5655 1811. The friendly staff is more than happy to assist you in making the most of your time at this historical haven.
Welcome to Coal Creek Village – a fan-built celebration of the captivating history of southern Gippsland!
Established by passionate fans, Coal Creek Village pays homage to the remarkable cultural heritage preserved at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, which began in 1974 when the community, local, and state governments collaborated to create a living testament to the region’s past. The relocation of iconic structures, including the Korumburra Courthouse, Kowera Church, Jeetho School House, and the Mine Manager’s Cottage, laid the foundation for the 53-building heritage village.
As Gippsland’s largest fan-created site about the open-air heritage village, Coal Creek Village unfolds the compelling narrative of southern Gippsland’s coal mining, agricultural, transportation, and social history. Each fan-curated article about the historic buildings, geography and carefully chosen objects serves as a testament to our shared passion for preserving the stories that shaped our community.
Nestled within 27 hectares of undulating landscape, the park was transformed into a flourishing flora and fauna sanctuary by dedicated enthusiasts who planted 40,000 seedlings. This serene environment provides a picturesque backdrop for your exploration, offering a tranquil space to connect with nature while immersing yourself in the hidden gems of our historical tapestry.
Whether you are a fan of history, a nature enthusiast, or someone seeking a unique experience, Coal Creek Village, as a fan site, warmly welcomes you. Join us in celebrating the beauty of southern Gippsland’s heritage! Plan your visit, explore the open-air museum, and embark on a journey through time with Coal Creek Village.