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Old Umbrella Shop, Launceston
(3.1/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
A heritage-listed site in the downtown area, 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 Old Umbrella Shop and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We visited the Old Umbrella Shop after a walk around the city. This is now controlled by the national trust and manned by volunteers. Everything is as original. The fascia, the interior even the old c...  more »
  • Really friendly volunteer shop in aid of a very worthwhile cause, full of intriguing items suitable for souvenirs and gifts and some practical items too like a new ferrule for my tired old walking sti...  more »
  • This shop is set out lovely with lots of interesting things to look at. The building itself is very old. Parking is difficult to find, we had to circle the block a few times until we found a spot clos...  more »