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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, licensed café and speciality provedore.

The site also houses eight working artist 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 or visit our Facebook page.

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