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Tasmanian Wool Centre.

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Address: Church Street, Ross, Tasmania 7209, Australia
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+61 3 6381 5466
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A good overview of the wool industry

The centre contains a good summary of the wool industry in the area with samples of different wool grades on display. There are wool products also which can be purchased

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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Julia Creek, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, wonderful display and information centre. Highly recommend visiting this one. Products instore were also beautifully made. Ross is the prettiest town we saw in Tasmania ... wish we had more time there!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought this Wool Centre @ Ross is for understanding wool processes etc., it has a lot of learning wool and Sheep produce etc., Very nice place to visit. Also we found very nice quality of Wool products for souvenir which we spent a lot of money but good quality and designs. We spent more than scheduled time in this... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking around the beautiful Town of Ross we stopped into the Wool Centre. Went through to the back and all I can say it was unreal. Excellent display and a fabulous way to demonstrate the history of the area in relation to wool and it wonderful history in the area. Congratulations for a wonderful community effort. This is a must... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick detour recommend from the lonely planet book and wanted to learn more about the history of Ross and wool industry. There is heaps of information but you can easily get lost. Spent a few minutes and went to the Female Factory site.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The centre contains a good summary of the wool industry in the area with samples of different wool grades on display. There are wool products also which can be purchased

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Thank mikeraus
Gympie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Amazing amount of info regarding "Australia on the sheeps back" & the Emilio Zegna involvement. Not so good as Bendigo Mills if you want to buy local product, probably all exported, but, they did have some Australian made garments if you had the $$$$.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff allow you to browse the handmade and quality woollen items on offer here. Rosco the stuffed sheep is an icon here 😉 Allow time to view the museum with its proud pastoral history of the districts on show. This was the era where fortunes were made on the back of the Merinos. We enjoyed seeing all the agricultural... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

There are plenty of nice products for friends, family and yourselve in a range of prices and a little bit of local history. It is free to enter and should not be missed when visiting Ross which has not really changed over many years.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the shop and bought lots of things and found them cheaper compared to outlet stores in Hobart. Very friendly staff helped me out with styles and colours.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Enjoyed experiencing the information available and being able to touch the wool. Nice range of garments for sale.

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