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The Old Umbrella Shop

60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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Quirky

I love this shop. Its quirky from an era gone by. The umbrellas are beautiful and the whole feel... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Kathryn H
,
Launceston, Australia
Well worth walking in and seeing this old shop.

I just popped in and was glad I did as a beautiful shop with all the original fittings.mit also has... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
wendy w
,
Canberra, Australia
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Opens in 16 min
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6331 9248
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love this shop. Its quirky from an era gone by. The umbrellas are beautiful and the whole feel of the shop makes it must to visit.

Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I just popped in and was glad I did as a beautiful shop with all the original fittings.mit also has lovely wares nc lauding all sorts of beautiful umbrellas.

Thank wendy w
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Quaint store with original Windows and good range of handicrafts... Not just umbrellas. Tourist agency with very helpful staff inside. Located on trendy George Street... the top location for Saturday nighters.

Thank Roz D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I love this shop. I had bought umbrellas from here on my last two previous trips to Launceston so I knew where to go when looking for a walking pole. The timber floors, the counters and the lovely ladies serving make this shop a very...More

Thank Moonlighter92
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We popped into the Old Umbrella Shop on our way to Boags Brewery and found the ladies ( volunteers ) who ran this shop very interesting as they could tell us the whole history of the shop. The display of old umbrellas is very good...More

Thank bellalish
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

A bygone era when the umbrella was a fashion statement but the display of old umbrellas was lovely. I guess the rainfall in Launceston demands being prepared. The historic shop is beautiful. It is a privilege to step into a well loved part of local...More

Thank Bernadette L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Besides selling a variety of umbrellas the tiny shop sells a range of good quality Australia souvenirs. My only complaint is that the shop assistants talk to the customers for too long, thereby causing other customers to wait an unreasonable length of time to be...More

1  Thank Canberra_Traveller
Reviewed 30 December 2016

What an awesome experience this shop is. Stocks a lovely large range of umbrellas as well as unique toys, gift wares and souvenirs. The staff are absolutely lovely, passionate and ever so helpful. Good old fashioned service. They even use an old antique till that...More

Thank limeclaw
Reviewed 29 December 2016

What a great experience to see such an original shop. You don't need to stay long but worth a short deviation to stop by.... YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We visited the Old Umbrella Shop after a walk around the city. This is now controlled by the national trust and manned by volunteers. Everything is as original. The fascia, the interior even the old cash register. There is a wide range of vintage umbrellas...More

Thank DarylN294
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Chris L
Does it cost to visit the shop? Are the umbrellas for sale hand painted? Thanks
8 April 2015|
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