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St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room

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I first contacted this centre by email and they were most helpful send wonderful information about... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
annagram09
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Sydney, Australia
In search of Guan Di

Great place to start your tour of northeast Tasmania. Plenty of info here. One of the few places... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Trish N
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Cairns, Australia
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61 Cecilia St, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

I first contacted this centre by email and they were most helpful send wonderful information about the area. Their attached letter suggested we popped in when we arrived, so we did. The staff were very helpful and pleasant. We were able to find out and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BobH2871, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for these kind words, we do encourage visitors to pop in and get some advice from our team and yes, we are more interested in getting good information to you than getting commission from you

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to start your tour of northeast Tasmania. Plenty of info here. One of the few places you can get Crab Fridge Magnets.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trish N
BobH2871, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you for your kind words, Trish. Yes, we believe both our VIC and History Room (local museum) are a great place to begin your exploration of our area and yes, I believe we have some interesting merchandise, too.

Reviewed 26 August 2018

we called in to ask about a cetain item we were interested in and the lady was so helpful and told us about the town and a lot of its history

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thanks Patricia for this feedback, our staff and volunteers do appreciate encouragement like this. Don't forget our Night in the Museum this Friday as we gear up for One night Stand

Reviewed 10 May 2018

When arriving in a new town we always visit the information centre. We located the centre at the rear of a building, found the friendly staff very helpful and informative. They suggested we visit the history room which we loved. Many old pieces of equipment...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit, Maureen. The Bay of Fires will be it's picture perfect best again once this rain and wind blows away. The History has wonderful stories in any weather..

Reviewed 2 May 2018

I spoke to Wendy at the visitor centre and she was great. She gave lots of local information about walks, things to see and places to eat. She was very helpful. There isn't a lot to do in St Helens so it is worth coming...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Harvey W
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Tourist info centres are basically run of the mill affairs normally but this one has the added attraction of having a worthwhile historical display in a separate room from the tourist paraphernalia. It's very worthwhile stopping off here to have a look to see the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks Paul, we are very proud of our History Room and the local stories being told. We have sent the entry price quite low and are regularly complemented on the value for money. Feature displays change from time to time so it is worth coming...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We weren't going to pop in, so glad we did. The lady who served us was so friendly and informative. Thank you (maybe Donna or Helen was her name!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yeahannie
Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thank you Yeahannie, hopefully we added to your experience of our area, that's what we want to do. Lovely weather for your visit, too.

Reviewed 21 February 2018

We spent a week in St Helens recently and we found the information centre and the staff to be very helpful and friendly, especially Debra! She was great . We came to say goodbye but it was her day off. So thank you Debra from...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for these kind words. It looks like we have some rain ahead and our VIC can give you some ideas of what to do until the sun comes through again and yes, the History Room tells some wonderful local stories.

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Friendly and extremly helpful (Mrs. DEBORAH AND COLLEGE) VERY GOOD INFORMATIONS ABOUT THE AEREA. Wonderful places to visit. WE HAD A PROBLEM WITH OUR RENTAL CAR. Not a big thing, but we feeled really unsave and a lot of roadworks all the way don-t let...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks for your kind words. I really think our staff, volunteers and the people of St Helens will do that little bit extra to ensure our visitors have a great experience

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Wow - I cannot believe it- after travelling all around Tasmania, I have found a helpful and friendly visitors centre. The ladies here we're so helpful with providing us with excellent information and even offered ideas for things to do with the kids. They also...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Bob H, Manager at St Helens Visitor Centre & History Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you AusTrail for these kind words - yes, please do call in, our staff and volunteers do love to share their knowledge of our area. I am sure you will understand that we do get a bit busy at this time of year but...More

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Jayne R
10 August 2017|
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They sure can! They have all the information you will need on finding attractions, walks, accommodation, places to eat and more. You can either give them a call, shoot them an email or just drop in! Enjoy your visit Jayne
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beve281
13 January 2016|
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Sorry for the delay in responding. You can find information on many day walks around St Helens at the St Helens History & Visitor Information Centre. There is also visitor information relating to accommodation of all types... More
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We are really lucky in Tasmania, you are able to pull up just about anywhere and camp for the night, other than the National Parks. At the entrance of the National Parks, there are offices and shops where you can learn a... More
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