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Salamanca Arts Centre

77 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
61 3 6234 8414
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Ranked #2 of 12 Shopping in Hobart
Type: Educational Sites, Art Galleries
Description: Art centre run by the government of Tasmania
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Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Various traditionally made wooden handicrafts, scared, cheese knives, paintings etc. Lovely little shop and quite well made artefacts.

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Brisbane, Australia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
40 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Although you may not buy much here, there is a nice selection of locally made artworks. The Bruny Island Cheese Co has some great cheese etc to taste as well.

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Launnie
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 via mobile

You need to pick and choose your way through here. There are some ok galleries, some work impressive some not. Lots of overpriced "design" shops with wooden beads on ribbon, overpriced fimo jewellery and paper cut out posters etc that anyone could make, but there are some lovely pieces at the silver shop. Some shops Hard to access with wheelchairs... More

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Devonport, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
62 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We went here to see the Art from Trash expo and it was fantastic, engaged all four kids, who could actually see what the artist was making from trash rather than some unknown art that ponders on life itself and is too mature for children. Great little gallery with more ehibitions for the Dark Mofo weekend.

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Yokohama, Japan
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146 reviews 146 reviews
94 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

1.Arts Center is good atomosphere .(not crowded weekday) 2.There is a super market. 3.First Visit to Salamanca,Hobart. 4.Parking sign to overlook easily.(see photo) 5.It might be my carelessness,parked there for 30min arround 5p.m-5:30p.m. 6.Infringemnt card which tells to pay A$32.50 was on the car at 5:15p.m . 7.As a foreingn driver,it is a tough and unkind parking environ- ment. 8.As... More

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scotland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Salamanca is a must see when you visit Hobart,every Saturday the market transforms the whole street into a mass of local produce, during the week the many shops and eateries provide a pleasant place to browse, although the shops tend to sell overpriced goods, this is probably because of the many tourists who disembark the cruise ships here. If there... More

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NZ
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89 reviews 89 reviews
37 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Some nice quality good available in some nicely appointed stores. Look around before you buy The Art of Silver has a good collection. Some stores have staff who don't even acknowledge you when you walk in - we decided not to spend in these places as we consider this rude. Given the economic climate - a hello doesn't go astray... More

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Egham, United Kingdom
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420 reviews 420 reviews
64 attraction reviews
333 helpful votes 333 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great place to spend an hour or so browsing local examples of art, photography and design. Very well organised and plenty of different types of art to see. Very reasonable prices and also a couple of great places for a snack or coffee.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Have a wander through the alleys here - pick up a souvenir of your stay, a bottle of Tassie wine and then have a beer in the square.

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Adelaide, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Take time to visit the Salamanca Arts Centre. There is a lot to see and many well priced items to consider.

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