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The Old Umbrella Shop

60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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A Launceston in institution

Thanks to the faithful volunteers, this beautiful little shop has remained a jewel in the city for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Betty B
,
Sydney, Australia
Disappointed

Well we read this was a must to visit so of we go into the city centre to find this store closed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
141vivienneg
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Caloundra, Australia
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6331 9248
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to the faithful volunteers, this beautiful little shop has remained a jewel in the city for many decades. It is full of wonderful gifts - including children's toys and souvenirs, and of course Tasmania's best array of gorgeous umbrellas.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well we read this was a must to visit so of we go into the city centre to find this store closed. Very disappointing as we would have love to visit this little gem of a place and purchased some gifts for the grand children....More

Thank 141vivienneg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess I was anticipating more museum less shop; so my disappointment is my own making. Basically a trinket shop with a small case displaying old umbrellas, nice to look at but didn't spend more then 5mins in the store.

Thank Courts_thoughts
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 28 February 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

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