Makers’ Workshop celebrates Burnie’s makers, innovators and artists. This contemporary structure is a “must see” when visiting Burnie. Well known for supporting local artisans, studios are provided for a variety of local craftspeople and artists who demonstrate their skills and techniques on-site. Explore the extensive gift shop with a focus on Tasmanian art and craft. Great coffee and food is an essential part of any Tasmanian experience and the Makers’ Workshop licenses café provides fresh simple fare in beautiful surrounds. The story of Burnie’s deep connection with paper is told here with Creative Paper, beautiful papers made by hand in the boutique paper mill. Take a guided tour of the facility, learn the science, art and try your hand at making paper. A fascinating range of exhibitions can be viewed in the contemporary gallery space. Staff at the Burnie Visitor Information Counter can support you with your travel plans as you “make yourself at home”.
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