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

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What an amazing a ray of goods to choose from

My partner bought me a beautiful art style umbrella. Guaranted to brighten my day when I open up my well made traditional looking umbrella with capped wooden handle. It reveals a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
801tanya2015
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Hobart
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Boonah, Australia
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The shop is full of nic nacs and souvenirs. Two ladies were serving when we visited, but despite me offering a cheery hello they did not speak to us at all. Items were interesting but expensive and the lack of customer service saw us leave without making a purchase.

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Thank Kaye V
Australia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice little gift shop run by old lady volunteers, good varied range of gifts, not too pricey and ofcourse a display of old umbrellas and you can by new ones.

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Thank hannahsbananas
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The shop sells souvenirs and umbrellas. There are some old umbrella on exhibit in the shelves, but it isn't very special. Not really worth a visit

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Thank Soh Y
Melbourne
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240 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Friendly ladies in this shop, continuously operated as an umbrella shop for a long long time...they have some old umbrellas to look at in cases and sell new umbrellas. I would like to have seen the back room set up more as it would have been in the day to make it more interesting and not just a shop. I... More 

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Thank MargaretPowell
Launceston
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82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been visiting this shop since I was little girl & now I take my grandchildren there to shop for something special. A little bit of everything for everyone is the easiest way to describe what is behind the front door. A tourist must see when in Launceston

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Thank Pat C
Launceston, Australia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Called in here with my daughters and a friend. Amazing little shop with a lot of history. I think the shop assistants are volunteers (not sure) and they are very helpful and informative.

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Thank Jane B
Launceston, Australia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Just a waste of time and real disappointment. No umbrellas made in tasmania, or australia closest we got was china. so basically if you are looking for a nice umbrella jump online much cheaper and better quality I would dare say. On the plus side the Lady inside did acknowledge us... eventually.

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Thank Frank G
Hobart
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My partner bought me a beautiful art style umbrella. Guaranted to brighten my day when I open up my well made traditional looking umbrella with capped wooden handle. It reveals a beautiful daisy painted on the inside lining. I love it and I am sure you can find something there you will love too. Finally an umbrella that hasn't broken... More 

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Thank 801tanya2015
Townsville
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

lovely ladies (volunteers) and beautiful souvenirs and gifts...different!!! was the original Umbrella maker in Launceston, so have a range on display plus a lot of different beautiful umbrellas etc

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Thank nioTownsville
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We stayed around the corner from this venue and popped in for a look on our way to the main shopping area. The store is quaint and charming and the staff were helpful and lovely. Highly recommended and a great place to visit for more information about the historic National Trust properties in the area and the rest of Tasmania.... More 

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