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The Shop in the Bush

25977 Tasman Hwy, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 3 6376 1735
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Wow. Amazing find out in the middle of nowhere. Amazing collection and no rubbish. Highly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glenorchy, Australia
via mobile
Old books and jewellery

We pulled in thinking the shop in the bush was a produce store, but found it to be an antique and... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Bendigo, Australia
via mobile
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We sell good quality Antiques, Vintage Jewelery, Collector's Books, Crystal, Original Artworks, Ceramics, Glassware, Cutlery, and Tassie made Souvenirs. We love Antiques and we like to think we do it well!
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bric a brac” (4 reviews)
“small items” (2 reviews)
“large range” (2 reviews)
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25977 Tasman Hwy, St Helens, Tasmania 7216, Australia
+61 3 6376 1735
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Amazing find out in the middle of nowhere. Amazing collection and no rubbish. Highly professional. Could have been tempted to buy lots but restrained ourselves to a set of crystal glasses. Beautiful.

Thank PhoebeChristos
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We pulled in thinking the shop in the bush was a produce store, but found it to be an antique and old wares. There was a lot of jewellery and books, a couple of first editions for sale and other miscellaneous bric a brac The...More

Thank MASK_3551
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Unexpected find. A favourite pastime for me on a holiday is to spend time in a place that has treasures and curiosities . Everything from pith helmets, china, books, vintage jewellery. Have a look

Thank Cathie R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were lucky to find the Shop in the Bush open as they had just enjoyed a 2 month winter break and we caught newly open it on the day we left. If you love old books, collectibles and antiques then this is a must...More

Thank LouisaHobart
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This shop is absolutely amazing. It is packed with all sorts of interesting things...books, jewellery, antiques, crystal etc. It is wonderfully laid out and very clean and tidy. I have never been into a second hand shop that is free of dust and this shop...More

1  Thank Emcee1961
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Fantastic shop with lots of books on all subjects and displayed accordingly, plus souvenirs etc. Jewellery that brings back old memories etc. I started my Xmas shopping with a book on locomotives around the world. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank June B
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This isolated place is a good reason to stop and find that elusive perfect gift. It has a large range of stock from souvenirs and T shirts, books to antiques. Friendly staff makes it a pleasant retail experience. Be sure to continue along the road...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We stopped on the off chance and were surprised to find a well supplied antique shop with a massive range of good quality wares available, right on the middle of nowhere. The items well researched. Prices were a little on the high side, though not...More

1  Thank Tony L
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Essentially a large building of old used items, that some people might call junk and other people call treasures. Though they did have some new souvenirs that my partner bought (t-shirts and cap).

1  Thank samjay23
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Appearing from nowhere in the middle of the bush, this is wonderful gift shop worth taking the time to explore

1  Thank BGT1006
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Brooke K
21 February 2016|
Response from theshopinthebush | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not serve food but we do sell some very interesting and unique Antiques, Books, and Jewelry!