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Geppetto's Workshop

371 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | Shop 1, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
+61 3 9755 3300
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Great toy shop

Gepettos will keep even the fussiest customer happy with a range of offerings from beautifully... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
snuff82Melbourne
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Good to browse

A great place for toy lovers. Interesting displays and fantastic dress ups for kids. Friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Ann H
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Australia's finest toy stores, located in the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Experience traditional toys, laughter and surprise. Geppetto's Workshop specializes in wooden toys made with old-world charm including marionettes and hand puppets, spinning tops and kaleidoscopes, wooden puzzles and games. Our toys and collector items are chosen for their uniqueness, style and quality. Our collection of toys are sourced from over 32 different countries. We choose products made from wood where possible and we avoid batteries. We feel the kids should make the sounds rather than the toy! We are specialists in puppets and marionettes sourcing over 600 such items from 8 different countries.
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  • Average5%
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Apr 1, 2018
“Great toy shop ”
Mar 26, 2018
“Good to browse”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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371 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd | Shop 1, Sassafras, Victoria 3787, Australia
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+61 3 9755 3300
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Gepettos will keep even the fussiest customer happy with a range of offerings from beautifully crafted wooden toys to more standard commercial offerings. The puppets in particular- as you’d expect from the name - are a standout feature. For those with young kids, this branch...More

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Dion B, Owner at Geppetto's Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thanks very much for the kind review. Any suggestions for improvements welcome ... we aspire for the best possible reviews and ratings. Thanks! Dion at Geppetto's Workshop

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A great place for toy lovers. Interesting displays and fantastic dress ups for kids. Friendly staff 😊

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

A wonderful array of beautiful toys. Extensive range of unusual educational toys. If you are looking for interesting and different toys, this was the place to go. Friendly helpful staff. Some toys to try out and touch. Hard to be restrained! Take your wallet/credit card,...More

Thank Shane J
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Dion B, Owner at Geppetto's Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Thanks for the review Shane. I'm glad to hear our staff were super friendly ... it's really important that people feel the love we put into the experience. Thanks also for the effort to say something nice! Dion

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

It's a toy shop perfect for kids. It's quite small but great place. Staff were brilliant. Prices were reasonable.

Thank dselvan
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Great little store with many old fashioned and unique toys. Well set out. We visited Wednesday 19 th July and we' were really disappointed with the young lady working in the shop. I would have expected somebody child friendly and this person was not at...More

Thank Wendy07byrne
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Dion B, Owner at Geppetto's Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hi Wendy, thanks for taking the time to review us. We're glad you loved the toys, but sad you didn't feel the love from staff so I thought your review deserved a decent reply. Although it all looks like fun, Geppetto's Workshop can be a...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Geppetto's is worth a visit after your morning or afternoon tea at Miss Marples. You will find hand made toys and some mass manufactured in a delightful little shop that has the charm of a Disney Movie. I'm certain you could find that special gift...More

Thank Lloyd C
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We have visited Geppetto's Workshop both in Sassafras and olinda with our grandchildren (aged 11 to 15 years). All the children have Geppetto's puppets even their mum who uses her beautiful large rat when working with children. All the girls have on their birthday picked...More

Thank RoseRRed
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Dion B, Owner at Geppetto's Workshop, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thanks very much for your kind words! It's a beautiful place for us to work, and it's seeing the kids enjoy the stores that makes it so great. Cheers! Dion

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

It's always exciting to enter this shop. You find yourself in the world of imagination, creativity and wonders! High quality toys from all around the world, iconic wooden puppets from Czech Republic, exciting and funny games and colorful range of toys for all ages. It's...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Each time I visit Geppetto's I find something new and exciting to share with my children or my class. As a primary school teacher and mother of 3 I am constantly trying to find toys that are educational, of good quality and unique and Geppetto's...More

1  Thank Carissa B
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

A delightful array of beautiful gifts and toys that alight all the senses! Exquisitely crafted puppets, engaging games, treasured unique gifts, toys from yesteryear and so many other original gift ideas. Be careful as you can get lost in this shop for hours on end!...More

1  Thank Rena W
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