About Us

Welcome to Coal Creek Village – a labor of love crafted by dedicated fans, bound by a shared passion for preserving the rich heritage of southern Gippsland!

Our Story

Coal Creek Village is not just a website; it’s a collective endeavour initiated by enthusiasts who found inspiration in the remarkable history encapsulated within Coal Creek Community Park and Museum. As fervent admirers of the cultural tapestry woven by the southern Gippsland community, we embarked on a mission to create a digital space that mirrors our shared admiration for the past.

Our Mission

Our mission is simple yet profound – to celebrate, share, and perpetuate the captivating stories that define southern Gippsland’s coal mining, agricultural, transportation, and social history. We believe in the power of community-driven initiatives, where every enthusiast contributes to the collective narrative, ensuring that the tales of the past continue to resonate with present and future generations.

What Sets Us Apart

Coal Creek Village is a fan-created haven where each building, every object, and all curated content reflect the dedication and enthusiasm of our community. Unlike an official website, we bring a unique perspective – an authentic fan’s perspective. We strive to capture the essence of the heritage village through our lens, fostering a sense of connection and camaraderie among those who share our admiration for history.

Explore with Us

Join us in exploring the 53-building heritage village, originally established in 1974, through the eyes of passionate fans. Immerse yourself in the carefully curated stories, admire the iconic structures, and traverse the undulating landscape that our community transformed into a thriving flora and fauna sanctuary.

Connect with Us

Coal Creek Village is more than just a virtual space; it’s a community of like-minded enthusiasts. Connect with us, share your own stories, and become a part of the living history we aim to preserve and celebrate. Your contributions, whether anecdotes, photos, or insights, enrich the collective tapestry of southern Gippsland’s heritage.

Plan Your Virtual Visit

While Coal Creek Village is not the official website, it serves as a fan’s tribute to the past. Plan your virtual visit, explore our fan-curated open-air museum, and join us on this exciting journey through time.

Welcome to Coal Creek Village – where the spirit of fandom breathes life into history!