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Makers Workshop

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Interesting worth a visit

Interesting place to visit. Definitely worth a stop here if looking for good quality made in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Great little contemporary gift shop with museum

Beautiful crafts on display including jewellery, timber, local cream liquor, glass art and history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“local artists”(31 reviews)
“cheese tasting”(24 reviews)
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2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6430 5831
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All reviews paper making local artists cheese tasting information centre on display for sale arts and crafts on site paper mache nice cafe cheese shop great coffee hand made make your own free wifi paper products first stop
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Definitely worth a stop here if looking for good quality made in Tasmania products. Cafe has a great view plus service is efficient & friendly. We decided to do the paper making tour which was very informative & it was fun...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BBLadies
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted to find out about the free penguin tours so went to this place. Arriving about 4pm, it was obvious that the cafe was "put out"by having such late service. The majority of the stalls are way pricey. The lady at the info centre...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must for visitors to Burnie. I have been here solo and with my husband and with friends, a great coffee with a view and lots of gorgeous Tasmanian teats to buy and cheese to taste and if you have time, do the paper making...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful crafts on display including jewellery, timber, local cream liquor, glass art and history on the walls. Plus a great coffee stop after penguin spotting by the water.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Fijiscouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ths Makers Centre includes both the local visitors information centre and a wide variety of locally made products on display that can also be purchased(eg. Silk paintings, glass, paper products, carved wood, jewellery, paintings, cheese, books, cards). If you are lucky several of the Makers...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful place with well displayed information, helpful & knowledgeable staff as well as a cafe, shop, cheese tasting, exhibits and paper making! Not to mention it’s right at the water’s edge with great views from the cafe.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BobbV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

.. this is a super friendly place. We were met at the wharf by locals and arrived by shuttle bus. We had a nice look around before going off to see more. Burnie is doing a good job welcoming cruise ships. I think i even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful staff, wonderful items to be viewed ( some of the artists are there working at their craft ) the information section is professionally operated and friendly and informative, The wombat or kangaroo poo note paper is a must buy. The food at the café...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank theandme123
Reviewed 6 February 2019

We only had a short visit - so couldn’t do the paper making workshop. Maybe next time! But the display about paper making and other things made locally was great. Nice gift shop with artistic items (though very expensive). Had a great coffee (though we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Liz K
Reviewed 4 February 2019

The Papermaking tour is well worth the very small entry fee and is well worth it, from the roo-poo (Kangaroo pop) paper to the more exquisite hand made paper such as recycled denim jeans, natural plant fibres, apples' paper (yes, all those things are made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pete W
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1 January 2019|
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Response from Simon-in-Civic | Reviewed this property |
It’s not too complex; 30 mins should do it.
13 December 2016|
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Response from JoelD1968 | Reviewed this property |
The cruise ship we were on provided busses. We were on Holland America. The Maker's Workshop was not too far from the CBD.
Sharon M
1 July 2016|
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Response from Gunnahavfun | Reviewed this property |
It would be a long walk from the dock to the Makers Workshop ! I feel it would be too far. I didn't visit the penguins.