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The Old Umbrella Shop

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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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Step back in time

Step back in time on entering this shop. Creaky floorboards, glass counters and umbrellas displayed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gold Coast, Australia
via mobile

I recently visited this shop while on vacation in Launceston. They certainly have an array of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible1%
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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Step back in time on entering this shop. Creaky floorboards, glass counters and umbrellas displayed through the ages. The gift shop has some interesting bits and pieces for sale and the variety in umbrellas is wonderful. A lovely little shop to step into on your...More

Thank cromartylass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited this shop while on vacation in Launceston. They certainly have an array of interesting items for sale including Golliwogs! I find this quite offensive and certainly won’t be visiting this shop again!

Thank GordonBarcelona
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was a beautiful shop with many Umbrellas to amuse most people. It had lots of trinkets and other novelty items too.

Thank hayleyhume
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 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 10 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
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