Fassifern District Historical Society Inc

Fassifern District Historical Society Inc

Fassifern District Historical Society oversees Templin Historical Village which consists of a country church, a store, house/office, school, dairy, slab hut and other museum buildings grouped around a central green to recreate a village atmosphere. The museum also has a collection of historical items and photographs.

Address: 
Boonah - Fassifern Road, Templin, Boonah, QLD
Tel: 
0754631970
Hours: 
Tursday 9.30am - 12.00noon, Sunday 9.30am - 3.30pm or by appointment.
Admission: 
Adults $5.00, Child $2.00, Family $12.00
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, toilets, refreshments, guided tours, shop, landscaped gardens
Collection: 
Estimated 10,000 items plus 5,000 photos
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Items

Jinker

Jinker

Creator:
PT Barbett Foundry, Ipswich
Description:
A huge wooden jinker, made in Ipswich to cart logs to sawmill. Never used because it was too heavy.
Date:
1928

Pump

Cast Iron Pump

Creator:
W. Wright, Melbourne
Description:
Pump used to pump water for sheep washing in 1860s locally. Very rare early Australian manufacture.
Date:
1860s

Horse-drawn vehicles

Sulkies and Wagons

Creator:
Various
Description:
Collection of horse drawn vehicles some fully restored.
Date:
1890s

Blacksmith Forge

Forge

Creator:
Benjamin Bonke
Description:
A fully restored and used forge dating from 1890s, used by local Bonke family until 1960s.
Date:
1890s

Hut

Slab Hut

Creator:
Stumer Family
Description:
An original slab and shingle hut, furnished in 1890s style.
Date:
1890s