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The Old Umbrella Shop

60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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A quaint old gift shop

Some beautiful old umbrellas, carefully showcased. Buyers of gifts for ladies are sure to find... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cadbury29
,
Tamworth, Australia
hmm its a gift shop!

I went here looking for umbrellas! at least the history and maybe to buy something funky or locally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet M
,
Sydney, Australia
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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6331 9248
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"national trust"
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"step back in time"
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"for sale"
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"lovely ladies"
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"cash register"
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"friendly volunteers"
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"bygone era"
in 3 reviews
"old fashioned"
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"large range"
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"lovely things"
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"working order"
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"on display"
in 8 reviews
"rainy day"
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"walking trails"
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"well worth the visit"
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"great place to visit"
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"gifts"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some beautiful old umbrellas, carefully showcased. Buyers of gifts for ladies are sure to find something of interest, but fellas if you are looking for a decent umbrella, you'll find a more practical range at your local golf shop.

Thank Cadbury29
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here looking for umbrellas! at least the history and maybe to buy something funky or locally produced - out of luck. they had the typical Tasmanian souvenirs but i was after something quirky which their name suggested i would get

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Step back in time on entering this shop. Creaky floorboards, glass counters and umbrellas displayed through the ages. The gift shop has some interesting bits and pieces for sale and the variety in umbrellas is wonderful. A lovely little shop to step into on your...More

Thank cromartylass
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I recently visited this shop while on vacation in Launceston. They certainly have an array of interesting items for sale including Golliwogs! I find this quite offensive and certainly won’t be visiting this shop again!

Thank GordonBarcelona
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was a beautiful shop with many Umbrellas to amuse most people. It had lots of trinkets and other novelty items too.

Thank hayleyhume
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

We loved the old umbrella shop ,some really nice things in there a lot of gifts and souvenis ideas , something for everyone a beautiful shop

Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

How heart warming is the story behind this shop, the owner left it to the city. Sure it is full of trinkets but look past this and the lovely volunteers at the counter. I was mesmerised by the old windows, the original till. Many will...More

Thank ingridm909
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a lovely, unique little store on George St. Huge array of umbrellas, hand made crafts and Tasmanian local thingy's. Loved this shop and the ladies were delightful.

Thank slippery35
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Well worth a visit. Just watch that not everything is made in Australia!! The 2 ladies (perhaps sisters) were so informative about not only the shop but the area.

Thank Tufty2015
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

What a great little shop. Well worth a visit. A good range of Tasmanian items and at a good price. I remember this store as a young girl for its variety of umbrellas but it now has so much much more.

Thank MariaW1186
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