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The Old Umbrella Shop

60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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So many lovely things

We loved the old umbrella shop ,some really nice things in there a lot of gifts and souvenis ideas... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Debbie M
Ipswich, Australia
A shop bequest to the city

How heart warming is the story behind this shop, the owner left it to the city. Sure it is full of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mildura, Australia
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the old umbrella shop ,some really nice things in there a lot of gifts and souvenis ideas , something for everyone a beautiful shop

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

How heart warming is the story behind this shop, the owner left it to the city. Sure it is full of trinkets but look past this and the lovely volunteers at the counter. I was mesmerised by the old windows, the original till. Many will...More

Thank ingridm909
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a lovely, unique little store on George St. Huge array of umbrellas, hand made crafts and Tasmanian local thingy's. Loved this shop and the ladies were delightful.

Thank slippery35
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Well worth a visit. Just watch that not everything is made in Australia!! The 2 ladies (perhaps sisters) were so informative about not only the shop but the area.

Thank Tufty2015
Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a great little shop. Well worth a visit. A good range of Tasmanian items and at a good price. I remember this store as a young girl for its variety of umbrellas but it now has so much much more.

Thank MariaW1186
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This cute little shop from a bygone era is a must see when visiting Launceston. It is run by very friendly volunteers who love to chat. There is a good selection of souvenirs, toys and of course umbrellas. An old antique cash register is used...More

Thank 54Sophie2016
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Have an umbrella bought as a gift from this quaint shop of useful items. Its a well made great umbrella with a picture on the inside that brightens up any dull and rainy day. Highy recommend their products now.

Thank 801tanya2015
Reviewed 14 July 2017

friendly ladies running this cute shop, interested in where we were from, happy to give us advice on the area

Thank Snimoo3
Reviewed 19 June 2017

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 17 June 2017

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
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