Cradle Coast Campus

Makers' Workshop

Makers’ Workshop is a premier cultural and tourism destination in Tasmania’s North-West located at the waterfront site of West Park in Burnie.

Construction of the award-winning building was completed in 2009 by Hobart-based architects Terroir.

Welcoming more than 135,000 visitors annually, Makers’ Workshop offers visitors a broad range of activities and attractions including Australia’s largest handmade paper mill, a visitor information centre, historic displays, an art gallery, licenced cafĂ© and speciality provedore.  

The site also houses eight working artist’s studios as well as a comprehensive gift shop showcasing Tasmanian made products, books and crafts.

Overlooking the city’s picturesque beachfront, Makers’ Workshop plays a central role in Burnie’s vibrant tourism industry and cruise ship visitation program and is also a hub for the University’s arts and culture initiatives.

This includes an annual exhibitions program, arts residency and a variety of public events and community engagement activities throughout the year.

For more information about Makers’ Workshop and upcoming events, please contact Joanna.Gair@utas.edu.au or visit our Facebook page by clicking here.

Makers’ Workshop is open to the public 7 days a week 9 - 5pm
Closed: Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day