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Address: 2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6430 5831
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Interesting two hours.

Stopped here as part of our tour. Got a very interesting chat from a local guide; then we made paper with an artisan paper maker. Very interesting. There is a café, shops and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff B
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Rome, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative tour, great cheese and charcuterie plate at cafe, cool displays,extremely kid friendly. spend a morning or afternoon suggested.

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Thank Doug P
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The paper tour is very interesting with some hands on opportunities. The cafe is lovely with some excellent cheeses and a variety of wines and liquors to match. There's a range of impressive art works and interesting historical information to peruse.

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Boonah, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The "makers" were interesting but it's more like a souvenir shop. Barry at the information desk was very helpful. There is a coffee shop but we didn't stay to eat.

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Thank KCV60
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would still have given it a 'good' rating if that was an option but could not go VG. I would have liked to have seen more local craft displayed and in a less shoplike manner. Carpark signage was confusing (as was the 400m to carpark entrance sign when coming from the west as it was only 100m) The cheese... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to taste local cheeses. Couldn't get service. Even tried to get coffee, no service. Tourist information was very helpful though.

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Thank Kerrie N
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably more a gallery and shopping experience. 30 mins was quite long enough. Some demonstrations happening but too craft based.

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Thank Juli A
Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always stop here when I'm in the area. Lovely crafts, interesting art, nice cafe and pleasant surrounds. Worth a visit.

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Thank cafeculture225
Launceston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends who sailed in on the Sun Princess on the 11th March. Though we found the super tourist bureau staff so helpful the cafe sure has to learn about customer demand service. After taking our friends on a whirlwind visit around Burnie and surrounds, we decided to head back to the centre so we could grab a light... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fairly new building brings a lot of the makers of produce and items together. Sounds good in theory but a little disappointing. While you can still do a paper tour it is compacted compared to the tour that used to run in the mill. There were some jewellery makers there happy to talk about their work however the wood... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here as part of our tour. Got a very interesting chat from a local guide; then we made paper with an artisan paper maker. Very interesting. There is a café, shops and exhibits. Lovely way to pass a couple of hours.

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