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Salamanca Arts Centre

Address: 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7004, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 6234 8414
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Type: Art Galleries, Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Art centre run by the government of Tasmania
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Type: Art Galleries, Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Art centre run by the government of Tasmania

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great afternoon! If you plan a day to wander the waterfront, don't miss this! We could have spent all day in the shops of the local artis artists and artisans!

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Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
46 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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88 reviews 88 reviews
62 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
105 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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448 reviews 448 reviews
67 attraction reviews
352 helpful votes 352 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
45 helpful votes 45 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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