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National Trust Old Umbrella Shop, Launceston

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
A heritage-listed site in the downtown area, National Trust Old Umbrella Shop is one of the last surviving early 20th-century stores in all of Tasmania. Once operated by three generations of the Shott family, this store now features permanent historical displays and sells umbrella souvenirs, most of which are made on the premises. At this location you can also stop by a convenient visitor center, providing tourists with information about numerous other attractions in and around the city. After your visit to this historic shop, enjoy a cup of coffee at a nearby outdoor café, or take a leisurely stroll through one of the area’s verdant public parks. Take a look at our Launceston itinerary maker to schedule your visit to National Trust Old Umbrella Shop and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I love this shop. Its quirky from an era gone by. The umbrellas are beautiful and the whole feel of the shop makes it must to visit.  more »
  • I just popped in and was glad I did as a beautiful shop with all the original fittings.mit also has lovely wares nc lauding all sorts of beautiful umbrellas.  more »
  • Quaint store with original Windows and good range of handicrafts... Not just umbrellas. Tourist agency with very helpful staff inside. Located on trendy George Street... the top location for Saturday ...  more »