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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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Small but good

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
MemereLynn
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Tusket, Canada
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Tusket, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

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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140 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is your place to look for great craftmanship. We were sorry to have not purchased something here but we had already a painting to get home.

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Launceston, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good location. Liked the design of the building. Quality craft. Excellent staff. Close to City Park and shopping .

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Hobart, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

an exceptional craft and design retail store - very high standard of product and presentation - and next to an important permanent collection - on display in lovely galleries.

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Toronto, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

i always come here when in Launceston. I dont know whether it is the design skills or the technical skills or just the plain artistry of the items on display in both the gallery and the shop but my creative juices simply cant stop flowing everytime I come here. I love it and always tell people to come here.

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Avry-devant-Pont, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I always stop there when in Launceston The art work is really impressive and I have bought several pièces over the Years Friendly staff, worldwide shipping

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Swansea, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Excellent design and craftsmanship of furniture and art pieces, particularly in sought after Tasmanian wood. Free entry and helpful knowledgeable attendants.

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Adelaide, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A wonderful place to see amazing designs using local materials. Worth a visit and as it is located next to City Park you can stroll there afterwards.

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Londonderry ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We found this to be an inspiring place for craft. The wood products are second to none, and although the producers goods can be found elsewhere on the island, we found the pricing competitive. There is also a very attractive range of jewellery and clothes. The larger pieces of furniture were wonderful.

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