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St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room

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Great place to start your tour of northeast Tasmania. Plenty of info here. One of the few places... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trish N
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Cairns, Australia
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Helpful staff

we called in to ask about a cetain item we were interested in and the lady was so helpful and told... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Patricia S
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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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61 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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+61 3 6376 1744
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to start your tour of northeast Tasmania. Plenty of info here. One of the few places you can get Crab Fridge Magnets.

Thank Trish N
BobH2871, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, Trish. Yes, we believe both our VIC and History Room (local museum) are a great place to begin your exploration of our area and yes, I believe we have some interesting merchandise, too.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

we called in to ask about a cetain item we were interested in and the lady was so helpful and told us about the town and a lot of its history

Thank Patricia S
Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks Patricia for this feedback, our staff and volunteers do appreciate encouragement like this. Don't forget our Night in the Museum this Friday as we gear up for One night Stand

Reviewed 9 May 2018

When arriving in a new town we always visit the information centre. We located the centre at the rear of a building, found the friendly staff very helpful and informative. They suggested we visit the history room which we loved. Many old pieces of equipment...More

Thank Maureen S
Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit, Maureen. The Bay of Fires will be it's picture perfect best again once this rain and wind blows away. The History has wonderful stories in any weather..

Reviewed 1 May 2018

I spoke to Wendy at the visitor centre and she was great. She gave lots of local information about walks, things to see and places to eat. She was very helpful. There isn't a lot to do in St Helens so it is worth coming...More

Thank Harvey W
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Tourist info centres are basically run of the mill affairs normally but this one has the added attraction of having a worthwhile historical display in a separate room from the tourist paraphernalia. It's very worthwhile stopping off here to have a look to see the...More

Thank Paul L
Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thanks Paul, we are very proud of our History Room and the local stories being told. We have sent the entry price quite low and are regularly complemented on the value for money. Feature displays change from time to time so it is worth coming...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We weren't going to pop in, so glad we did. The lady who served us was so friendly and informative. Thank you (maybe Donna or Helen was her name!

Thank Yeahannie
Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you Yeahannie, hopefully we added to your experience of our area, that's what we want to do. Lovely weather for your visit, too.

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We spent a week in St Helens recently and we found the information centre and the staff to be very helpful and friendly, especially Debra! She was great . We came to say goodbye but it was her day off. So thank you Debra from...More

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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thank you for these kind words. It looks like we have some rain ahead and our VIC can give you some ideas of what to do until the sun comes through again and yes, the History Room tells some wonderful local stories.

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Friendly and extremly helpful (Mrs. DEBORAH AND COLLEGE) VERY GOOD INFORMATIONS ABOUT THE AEREA. Wonderful places to visit. WE HAD A PROBLEM WITH OUR RENTAL CAR. Not a big thing, but we feeled really unsave and a lot of roadworks all the way don-t let...More

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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for your kind words. I really think our staff, volunteers and the people of St Helens will do that little bit extra to ensure our visitors have a great experience

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Wow - I cannot believe it- after travelling all around Tasmania, I have found a helpful and friendly visitors centre. The ladies here we're so helpful with providing us with excellent information and even offered ideas for things to do with the kids. They also...More

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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2017

Thank you AusTrail for these kind words - yes, please do call in, our staff and volunteers do love to share their knowledge of our area. I am sure you will understand that we do get a bit busy at this time of year but...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

The lady manning information centre on the day I visited was fantastic. She knew everything about the area and its attractions. They also have a great range of good quality souvenirs. I highly recommend you drop in.

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Jayne R
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They sure can! They have all the information you will need on finding attractions, walks, accommodation, places to eat and more. You can either give them a call, shoot them an email or just drop in! Enjoy your visit Jayne
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beve281
13 January 2016|
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Sorry for the delay in responding. You can find information on many day walks around St Helens at the St Helens History & Visitor Information Centre. There is also visitor information relating to accommodation of all types... More
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We are really lucky in Tasmania, you are able to pull up just about anywhere and camp for the night, other than the National Parks. At the entrance of the National Parks, there are offices and shops where you can learn a... More
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