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The Old Umbrella Shop

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful historic umbrella shop

Owned by the National Trust of Australia, this shop continues to offer umbrellas and other... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Vicki E
Brisbane, Australia
Tourist shop with old umbrellas

I went to this shop and got some cute photos from outside. But I had read other reviews and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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60 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 9248
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All reviews national trust lovely ladies step back in time behind the counter run by volunteers for sale cash register friendly volunteers old world charm tasmanian products worth a visit interesting place great range rainy day umbrellas gifts display
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to this shop and got some cute photos from outside. But I had read other reviews and thought it was an more about umbrellas. The ladies there the day I stopped by informed me they volunteer and do one morning or afternoon a...More

Thank Wen5739
Reviewed 3 days ago

I accidentally stumbled upon this shop and was enticed in by the window display. Inside was all sorts of umbrellas and knick knacks to entice any person

Thank PetraMatthews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for a rest on the benches just outside the shop and was fascinated looking in the shop windows. I wandered inside to a treasure cove of bric a brac and girlie stuff. No sexism intended, but it is every woman's dream for that special...More

Thank McShrek
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely old store run by volunteers who are passionate about umbrellas. No pressure to buy, they are happy to tell you about umbrellas or just to chat about Launceston and/or the weather. A lovely place to visit. I've been in there a few times. It's...More

Thank missadventure1962
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful array of umbrellas of all colours and designs - plus a range of lovely gifts. A little gem and piece of history

Thank Betty B
Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a wonderfully weird little store! Although I didn't purchase anything, there was plenty to look at and the volunteer ladies behind the counter were up for a good old chat.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Owned by the National Trust of Australia, this shop continues to offer umbrellas and other giftwares. There is also an interesting collection of numerous old umbrellas and a tourist section with a range of brochures including other National Trust properties. The shop still bears it’s...More

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Sometimes in life it is frustrating when you can work out what a place does just by looking at its name .... not to worry here! ... The Old Umbrella Shop sells umbrellas, both old and new.

Thank Cameron David F
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a very cute old fashioned shop with friendly staff and a number of umbrellas and souvenirs to chose from.

Thank Star_Trekers2000
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Well, if it was a bit more of an Umbrella Shop it would have been more interesting. I couldn't really get to close and the service wasn't the best. I wasn't told anything about the umbrellas.

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