Located about 10 minutes’ drive outside Bendigo in a large Colorbond shed, this remarkable attraction would appeal to kids, big kids, dad joke aficionados, engineering enthusiasts, and anyone who is interested in a psychedelic drug experience without all that pesky business of illegally buying and taking them.
Whether it’s the drunken colonial going for the boob grab outside the Hope & Anchor, the other drunk peeing up against the wall in the alley, or the couple making out in the back of the hay truck, Old Hobart Town is a bit more lively than your average miniature village.
Over the last few years I have visited some of Australia’s weirdest, most wonderful and under-appreciated places, and written them up on the site Crap Tourist Attractions. I’m hoping that Far Out Australia captures the unfiltered passion and the uniqueness of these places without implying that they’re not worth the price of admission. They absolutely are.