We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Umbrella Shop

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
Review Highlights
Beautiful historic umbrella shop

Owned by the National Trust of Australia, this shop continues to offer umbrellas and other... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicki E
Brisbane, Australia
A slice of olden days history

Lovely old store run by volunteers who are passionate about umbrellas. No pressure to buy, they are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anna V
Melbourne, Australia
Read all 180 reviews
All photos (7)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“national trust”(18 reviews)
“lovely ladies”(10 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
See all hours
60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Launceston
from US$16.00
More Info
from US$127.00
More Info
from US$279.50
More Info
Reviews (180)
Filter reviews
175 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews national trust step back in time lovely ladies behind the counter run by volunteers for sale cash register friendly volunteers tasmanian products worth a visit interesting place great range rainy day umbrellas gifts display wares
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 175 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old store run by volunteers who are passionate about umbrellas. No pressure to buy, they are happy to tell you about umbrellas or just to chat about Launceston and/or the weather. A lovely place to visit. I've been in there a few times. It's...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful array of umbrellas of all colours and designs - plus a range of lovely gifts. A little gem and piece of history

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderfully weird little store! Although I didn't purchase anything, there was plenty to look at and the volunteer ladies behind the counter were up for a good old chat.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Owned by the National Trust of Australia, this shop continues to offer umbrellas and other giftwares. There is also an interesting collection of numerous old umbrellas and a tourist section with a range of brochures including other National Trust properties. The shop still bears it’s...More

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Sometimes in life it is frustrating when you can work out what a place does just by looking at its name .... not to worry here! ... The Old Umbrella Shop sells umbrellas, both old and new.

Thank Cameron David F
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a very cute old fashioned shop with friendly staff and a number of umbrellas and souvenirs to chose from.

Thank Star_Trekers2000
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Well, if it was a bit more of an Umbrella Shop it would have been more interesting. I couldn't really get to close and the service wasn't the best. I wasn't told anything about the umbrellas.

2  Thank Jane K
Reviewed 11 May 2018

really interesting place that has umbrellas from yesteryear and run by volunteers well worth a look at an art long gone in australia

Thank KangarooIslandSkilo
Reviewed 24 April 2018

What a great old fasioned store. Lovely and friendly staff. A great range of tasmanian products. I am glad that I came back to do some shopping here.

Thank MariaW1186
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I just love that the old shop has been retained and is under the due care of the National Trust. The ladies behind the counter were perfect for this job. They are knowledgeable, sociable and engaging, ready to tell and re-tell the history to all...More

Thank jennygarrett5
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 30 nearby hotels
Quest Launceston
891 reviews
.04 miles away
Batman Fawkner Inn
584 reviews
.04 miles away
Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston
1,948 reviews
.08 miles away
Best Western Plus Launceston
1,487 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 344 nearby restaurants
Black Cow Bistro
1,153 reviews
.01 miles away
WANG's Restaurant
198 reviews
.06 miles away
Inside Cafe Launceston
205 reviews
.03 miles away
Cocobean Chocolate
86 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 149 nearby attractions
The Tamar Valley
626 reviews
.11 miles away
Harvest Launceston, Community Farmers’ Market
142 reviews
.11 miles away
Launceston Visitor Information Centre
109 reviews
.09 miles away
The Town Clock
90 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Old Umbrella Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines