Makers Workshop, Burnie

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Visit Makers Workshop, located on the city’s waterfront, to purchase quality arts and crafts made by local artists. Dedicated to the preservation of regional history, culture, and art, this tourist attraction is situated inside an award-winning modern building that is part museum, part cultural center. You can stop by the site’s visitor center, staffed by volunteers ready to help you find your way around the city and beyond. The workshop’s gallery features regular exhibitions by Tasmania’s popular artists, and the gift shop sells a wide range of souvenirs. As you observe the artists at work, grab a coffee and a plate of fresh local fruit, or enjoy a hearty meal at the workshop’s popular café. Add Makers Workshop to your Burnie travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Burnie itinerary planner.
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  • Even though there are some very good artisans here, it is a pity the cafe is incapable of catering for visitors from cruise ships. Very important when the tour occurs around lunch time and there are d...  more »
  • First place from cruise and it is a nice stop. Have a look at their handcrafted items and visited their souvenir shops. There is a coffee shop for you to rest. Too crowded in the first visit and so we...  more »
  • Limited Makers present due to Christmas time. Information centre staff were very helpful. Rest of the centre seemed more like a tourist gift shop and cafe - again probably because of the time of year ...  more »
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  • Very innovative for local artist selling their work. Great place to visit. Lots of great gifts and handmade jewellery and art. Tourist information centre as well. Very helpful local staff. A must visit!
  • The paper making display/tour is very interesting and educational. The goods for sale in all areas are beautifully crafted. These include hand crafted jewellery, woodwork, local cheese and whiskey. The food in the coffee shop is delicious. Well worth stopping for.
  • Helpful volunteers, good coffee, lots of information on local attractions and samples of various products. The free Fairy Penguin tours at dusk were beautifully organised and an amazing experience. Well worth seeing.
  • A very nice place with a coffee ☕ shop, gift 📦 and souvenir shop and visitors information centre, a must visit if you are in the area. Very expensive though
  • If planning to visit please go to their web site for opening days and hours. I have a post here. Anyway this place Burnie is worthy to /explore visit.

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