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Will miss this place

We will miss getting to have a look at the old antique plates etc. Was an eye opener as a young... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Katherine O
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We were there on a Monday and unluckily it was closed but we looked at the window displays... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2017
Hopetoun, Australia
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101 George St, Kalbar, Queensland 4309, Australia
+61 7 5463 7999
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While visiting the Scenic Rim, my friend and I drove through Kalbar. We had seen an article on a travel show about the Historic Wiss Emporium, so were keen to make a visit. We were so disappointed to find that it had closed. However, there...More

Thank ShirleydK39
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

We will miss getting to have a look at the old antique plates etc. Was an eye opener as a young person who has never seen this stuff.

Thank Katherine O
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We were there on a Monday and unluckily it was closed but we looked at the window displays ,exterior and looked through the window at the inside of the shop.

Thank 475Pam
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Well worth a visit. This 1909 c. building is listed by the National Trust of Queensland due to it's cultural heritage and significance. It is open to the public every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This beautiful and historical building is home to local artisans as...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2017

The Wiss Emporium has quite a large selection of good collectibles - there's no junk here, just interesting old things in very good condition. There's crockery, old farm/kitchen things, clothing, craftware, books, etc. Well-displayed in a really lovely old building. If you've stopped in Kalbar...More

Thank Bandicoot2
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Kalbar has a number of old buildings and this one is from the early 1900's. Stepping inside not only gives you a chance to buy something old but to marvel at the restoration and detail of this magnificent emporium.

Thank peter s
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Truly, there are so many lovely things to buy in this store and the lady in this store - she is stunning. So friendly and so helpful.

Thank Sharon Lesley W
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Where do I start? Everywhere in the shop there is something to jog your memory of a past time, or some momento to buy and cherish. The lady running the shop is very friendly and enjoys a chat, without being intrusive. It's well worth a...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

A huge selection of local arts and crafts. Some otems are reasonably priced but others more expensive which means we didn't purchase anything. Friendly staff. It's a shame it's only open on weekends. Have taken visitors to Kalbar mid week but they could only window...More

Thank KCV60
Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Beautifully restored. Lovely range of good local arts, crafts and antiques. Will return for another visit.

Thank ausseeker
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