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Makers Workshop

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2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6430 5831
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Burnie putting on a new face

The makers workshop in Burnie is a combination display of what the area has to offer an educational... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew H
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Burnie, Australia
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Meh

This is ok tried some cheese but didn't have the same magic as going to many of the wonderful... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Quirke21
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“paper making” (94 reviews)
“local artists” (30 reviews)
“cheese tasting” (22 reviews)
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2 Bass Highway, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6430 5831
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"paper making"
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"local artists"
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"cheese tasting"
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"information centre"
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"for sale"
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"on display"
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"arts and crafts"
in 9 reviews
"on site"
in 17 reviews
"great cafe"
in 8 reviews
"paper mache"
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"information desk"
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"cheese shop"
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"interesting place"
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"interesting displays"
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"sheet of paper"
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"first stop"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The makers workshop in Burnie is a combination display of what the area has to offer an educational experience a tourist information centre and a place you can purchase some of the fine foods produced in the Region, the centre has a cafe if you...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This is ok tried some cheese but didn't have the same magic as going to many of the wonderful cheese factories around. The staff were very friendly but spent 10mins there and then moved on. Is very set up to cater for overseas visitors if...More

1  Thank Quirke21
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Worth a quick stop if your in Burnie, good range of quality local arts crafts & produce to purchase with a few of the artists mini workshops on site.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I went wanting to see an interpretive display about the processes used by the now destroyed APPM and associated paper mills, sawmills and other timber manufacturing industry that made Burnie what it is today. Apparently the Centre once had such a display. Currently it is...More

1  Thank Crocodillus
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Inside the Makers Workshop, there are a lot of possible careers. I have seen chess players, Excavators, Music, Timber, Restaurant, Arts and Photography. They had done all these careers with taste and attractive to the eye. I was impressed. This is great for children to...More

1  Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

On a very wet & windy day we escaped into the building. Interesting! Fascinated by the paintings by artists - especially Obie. Enjoyable hour spent there.

1  Thank Value4Me
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Take the time and have a stroll around the Makers Workshop. You can do a cheese tasting. Gorgeous cheese. Arts and crafts. Cafe on site. Toilets are clean. Worth a look.

1  Thank grevilleabrae5761
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great place to visit. As well as the tourist information centre, it sold many local wares such as cheese, lavender products and paper from the local mill. It also had exhibits from the local students at the art college to view and buy.

1  Thank 353lewis
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I can’t understand why others have criticised this place as being “only for tourists” and “just a shop.” The Makers Workshop is such a display of artisan skills, that I was overawed, and it was great to have a choice of gourmet foods and works...More

1  Thank Poetripedla
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This was a fantastic venue, with a lovely coffee shop, excellent visitor information centre and a fantastic craft shop with product made by local craftspeople. You can watch the craft people making their products and purchase them, along with a selection of souvenir type products....More

1  Thank TripMember051220151
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Rupert1017
14 December 2016|
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Response from Joel D | 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.
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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.
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Middlese
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.
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