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1842 Gallery

Corner Cimitiere and St John Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 2213
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Charming & Exquisite

As soon as you walk in the wonderful aroma of Huon Pine greets you. The furniture is just divine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela R
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George Town, Australia
DO NOT go here unless you want to risk being upset by the owner.

If you are an amateur woodworker who wants to drool over some superb tables or you are a... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
LynandLester
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A very large art and craft co-op gallery, situated in an historic warehouse building that makes beautiful, hand-crafted furniture from native Tasmanian timbers.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
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“walking tour” (5 reviews)
“huon pine” (5 reviews)
“robyn” (6 reviews)
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Corner Cimitiere and St John Streets, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6331 2213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as you walk in the wonderful aroma of Huon Pine greets you. The furniture is just divine, if you are looking for a gorgeous one off custom piece that will be an heirloom of the future, this is the place to go. Only...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you are an amateur woodworker who wants to drool over some superb tables or you are a prospective purchaser with several pockets full of cash, beware, the cameras are watching you!!! There is a small sign on a pillar about 8ft from the door...More

Thank LynandLester
Tas B, Owner at 1842 Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

We are not a museum. We make and sell Tasmania’s finest hand-crafted furniture. We make our living from our intellectual property - our furniture designs. This is not the place to come if you want to harvest ideas and designs for your own amateur woodworking...More

Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting, good history of Artists from the region. Allow 1-2 hours. Staff are helpful with good knowledge. Combine the visit with walking tour of historic buildings in the area. Nice cafe in the gallery. Donation for entry.

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great timber furniture pieces. The nicest smelling shop I have been into. Well worth a visit just for the smell.

1  Thank juliejohnston28
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Very fine building with history and a small charge to see the first floor. Whilst Robyn was charming Trevor looked to be in a mood! The antiques and modern items were very fine and if I had lived closer than 23 hours flying time away...More

Thank f2s
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Being Good Friday, expected little to be open. We were delighted to discover 1842 gallery, owned and operated by Robyn and Trevor Jones. Robyn's walking tour of Launceston's wonderful unique heritage buildings was great, she has an obvious passion and consumate knowledge. This was followed...More

1  Thank Eric N
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The walking tour with Robyn was very good indeed. It was informative and gave some really interesting perspectives about the history of Launceston. It opened up some history for me that I did not know. It was well worth the money. Back at the Gallery,...More

2  Thank MattE217
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Unable to see this gallery during our stay as it was closed for January holidays and did not open again until late January 2016

Thank jillnind50
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Loved the experience. Robyn is a wonderful guide. We thoroughly enjoyed the walk. It was a bonus to see the beautiful timber creations and the photo and art gallery. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Helen L
Reviewed 18 December 2015

art is overpriced for the quality. I wouldn't for pay something of art that doesn't have nice edging

2  Thank Morganblaze
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