Mar
21
2013

Discovering unique antiques and collectables

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Would you call yourself an antique buff or maybe a hoarder of vintage collectables? Then keep reading, as we'll be sharing which sites to visit on your travels to Tasmania.

You're bound to find some true antique gems in your shopping trips around Tasmania, with the island playing a huge part in Australia's history.

Here are some key emporiums and antique stores to visit!

The Drill Hall Emporium

Decorative pieces, fine dining, furniture, lighting, kitchenware and collectable pieces – The Drill Hall Emporium in New Norfolk has it all.

You'll make unique discoveries of both the decorative and practical variety, from fine French pieces to country oak and pine items.

New Norfolk is only a thirty minute scenic drive along the stunning Derwent River from the capital of Hobart, with New Norfolk particularly known for its antique shops which also include Old Maypole Collectables & Antiques, New Norfolk Antiques and Ring Road Antique Centre.

The Antiques Market

Explore The Antiques Market in central Hobart, browsing through two floors of collectable items including jewellery, tableware, original artwork, furniture and glass.

Over 15 antique dealers have functional and decorative items on display, with The Antiques Market also offering restoration and upholstery services.

You can also enjoy some great coffee from the cafe within the antique complex!

Shoe Lasts from Drill Hall Emporium

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