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Makers Workshop

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Late Linch

You pay the price turning up an hour before closing to eat but the staff were very accommodating... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brisbane, Australia
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A great way to showcase the local area

Loved the convenience of the products being in one place - was in Burnie for a limited time and... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Canberra, Australia
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“paper making”(95 reviews)
“local artists”(31 reviews)
“cheese tasting”(23 reviews)
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2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6430 5831
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All reviews paper making local artists cheese tasting information centre on display for sale arts and crafts on site paper mache nice cafe cheese shop make your own free wifi sheet of paper first stop great coffee interesting place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As I entered there were a number of people leaving shaking their heads, with puzzled looks on their faces I looked to see if there was any purpose to the building apart from Café & Info but could find nothing I guess I too missed...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You pay the price turning up an hour before closing to eat but the staff were very accommodating and served a delicious meal. Views over the water are spectacular. Next time we’ll arrive when the wood turning etc is operational

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Loved the convenience of the products being in one place - was in Burnie for a limited time and wasn't able to get to all the places directly, so that was fantastic. It was good to see some of the local artisans working in such...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

The Makers Workshop is such a cool space. It supports local arts and showcases the wares of local artists. It's true, the products may be a little pricey, but everything is artisan and locally sourced, so I find no issue in paying artists for their...More

1  Thank misshazeyeyed
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Good local handcrafted goods, Expensive, but good quality. Small coffee shop with seating arrangement there and selling different types of local produce of cheese.

1  Thank hafizmonsurr
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We started our tour here. Great mix of culture and local treasures. The kids enjoyed the big dump truck and seeing all the local crafts.

1  Thank becs304
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Interesting place to visit for adults but not much on offer for families/kids. Looks to be aimed at 'higher end' of town though some products are quite affordable. Staff at Information Kiosk were very helpful and great to see Elphinstone loader on display

1  Thank ianhillard
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

When in Burnie, stop in and see the Makers Workshop. There is plenty to look at and a great coffee shop with freshly made food. The views are spectacular as well. There is off street parking as well which makes it an easy place to...More

1  Thank Liz S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We enjoyed our walk along the burnie beach and the makers workshop has some interesting items for tourists and shopping.

1  Thank arv12345
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Had an enjoyable visit here while making enquiries at the information centre. They had some lovely attractions

1  Thank GymJules
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14 December 2016|
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Response from JoelD1968 | 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.
Sharon M
2 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.
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.