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Address: 60 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: 03 6331 9248
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Activities: Dining, Wine tasting

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Quant shop from yester year

Plenty of brollies but the shop feels like a great step back in time inside. There's even a small umbrella history section!

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Aussiemiller
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Sydney, NSW
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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice old building. That's all. Display of old umbrellas. Ok, but that takes 30 seconds. New ones are behind the counter, so you can't pick them up and check quality, size etc. Too awkward to ask them repeatedly to pass them over all the time. Didn't look that exciting either for a store dubbed "the umbrella shop". Few other junk... More 

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Sydney, NSW
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Plenty of brollies but the shop feels like a great step back in time inside. There's even a small umbrella history section!

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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

Quaint. Historical. Excellent retail items. Wonderful staff. In the city. Gorgeous umbrellas. Liked the variety of products.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
49 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The ladies here were so friendly and helpful and we enjoyed seeing the collection of vintage and antique umbrellas amidst a selection of new merchandise, gifts, and collectibles.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I love this shop... I am an umbrella collector so this is right up my alley. Great selection and the staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Not worth a visit. They have kept a few of the old umbrellas just to be able to say that they are an umbrella shop - most of the usual gift shop items. Not what we expected. Expensive gifts.

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Penshurst, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This place is quaint and I buy my umbrellas here every time I visit. The volunteers in this shop are lovely and the selection of umbrellas make you wish for the next rainfall so you can walk out in it in style.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

At first glance you think - just another shop, but being one of the very first shopfronts and unchanged since built, the history here is amazing and well worth a look.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Unusual and interesting things there that u don't see in other places. It's good to find a store that has different things than other places

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Koroit, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The 2 elderly volunteers were a hoot. Love all of it Have hundreds of differant items including all types of umbrellas

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