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Makers Workshop

2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6430 5831
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Lots of careers

Inside the Makers Workshop, there are a lot of possible careers. I have seen chess players... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Interesting mix of local artists.

On a very wet & windy day we escaped into the building. Interesting! Fascinated by the paintings by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Value4Me
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Horsham, Australia
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Overview

  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paper making” (94 reviews)
“local artists” (29 reviews)
“cheese tasting” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6430 5831
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"paper making"
in 94 reviews
"local artists"
in 29 reviews
"cheese tasting"
in 22 reviews
"information centre"
in 23 reviews
"for sale"
in 23 reviews
"on display"
in 20 reviews
"arts and crafts"
in 9 reviews
"on site"
in 16 reviews
"great cafe"
in 8 reviews
"paper mache"
in 7 reviews
"information desk"
in 6 reviews
"cheese shop"
in 6 reviews
"interesting place"
in 8 reviews
"interesting displays"
in 5 reviews
"great place to go"
in 5 reviews
"sheet of paper"
in 5 reviews
"first stop"
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Reviewed yesterday

Inside the Makers Workshop, there are a lot of possible careers. I have seen chess players, Excavators, Music, Timber, Restaurant, Arts and Photography. They had done all these careers with taste and attractive to the eye. I was impressed. This is great for children to...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a very wet & windy day we escaped into the building. Interesting! Fascinated by the paintings by artists - especially Obie. Enjoyable hour spent there.

Thank Value4Me
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the time and have a stroll around the Makers Workshop. You can do a cheese tasting. Gorgeous cheese. Arts and crafts. Cafe on site. Toilets are clean. Worth a look.

Thank grevilleabrae5761
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. As well as the tourist information centre, it sold many local wares such as cheese, lavender products and paper from the local mill. It also had exhibits from the local students at the art college to view and buy.

Thank 353lewis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t understand why others have criticised this place as being “only for tourists” and “just a shop.” The Makers Workshop is such a display of artisan skills, that I was overawed, and it was great to have a choice of gourmet foods and works...More

Thank Poetripedla
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic venue, with a lovely coffee shop, excellent visitor information centre and a fantastic craft shop with product made by local craftspeople. You can watch the craft people making their products and purchase them, along with a selection of souvenir type products....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely cafe- great coffee and food . There is a few artists who were making crafts and very friendly.

1  Thank lynhsk
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a quick tasty lunch here - both salad bowls - mine with tasty beef strips and the other with spicy chicken. A beer and a glass of wine also. Great views of the ocean are a bonus.

1  Thank rojaan1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were dropped off here from the cruise ship shuttle. It's a great place to shop, eat, learn about paper making, book a tour. There is a nice boardwalk to the center of town with beach access. We already had lunch, but bought some good...More

Thank Cynthia A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose to do the paper making tour and it was awesome $15 each I think it was an super informative and interesting. We even got to make a piece of paper whilst there. An unexpected awesome experience. The cafe food was also great

Thank Sunkissed T
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Rupert1017
13 December 2016|
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Response from Joel D | 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.
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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.
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Middlese
10 February 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Free entry to view all of the resident artizans work which is for sale. Any activities or workshops planned are advertised inside the building OR by asking the helpfull volunteers who man the information area.
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