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Design Centre Tasmania

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Address: Tamar and Brisbane Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6331 5506
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Amazing mix of craft talent

lovely art space showcasing a range of craft items, from furniture to pottery, glass and wonderful wooden implements - many of which are also for sale. On a nicer day, would have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

lovely art space showcasing a range of craft items, from furniture to pottery, glass and wonderful wooden implements - many of which are also for sale. On a nicer day, would have borrowed one of their bikes to tour the other art centres in Launceston

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Plympton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Very clever and skilfully made furniture and other items. Brilliant use of the local timbers. Free entry.

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Brisvegas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

If you are into timber & design this is the place to visit. There is a small entry fee to keep it operating. The timber work on display changes regularly but was very interesting when we visited. There's also a nice gift shop to explore.

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Glossop, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We enjoyed our visit especially the in house artist who has a plethora of excellent designs . Staff were very friendly. Great location on the park.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This small exhibition is excellent & well worth a visit. It is located at the south-west corner of the City Park. The many items on display include furniture, ceramics, jewelry, utensils, fabrics, sculpture and glassware; and the gallery area of the building (which is an extension to a converted church building) is itself very well designed with some interesting contemporary... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Easily accessible location next to City Park, there is a special exhibition space (not much when I visited so they discounted the entry which was kind) and then an amazing shop/furniture/homewares area with stunning examples of fine craftmanship. Time to start saving - the pieces were beautiful and definitely worth having a good look at. It's a relaxing space too.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The designs on display are the best Australia has to offer. Sleek, smooth and edgy . Gift shop has a superb range of merino wool garments and some lovely screen printed t shirts too.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is not a large centre but it does exhibit many rather special wood furniture items well worth a visit

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Tusket, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Excellent display of design, especially furniture. Shop has very good, well designed items. The building itself is of historic interest.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We loved this place 5 years ago but turned up in between exhibitions. A small display was nice but not gobsmacking like other times. The excellent shop and pop up display redeemed the situation. But have faith that you may turn up at the right time.

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RyeDunsmuir, Manager at Design Centre Tasmania, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit and feedback! I'm sorry you weren't able to experience the full impact of the building and collection as we were in the middle of a programming changeover. With a small but dedicated team of staff and volunteers turning over 12 exhibitions a year it is inevitable that there is a little down time. I'm... More 

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Additional Information about Design Centre Tasmania

Address: Address: Tamar and Brisbane Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6331 5506
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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