Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre - Tasmania
Opening hours are extended in Jan, Feb and Mar to 8am to 6pm week days and 9am to 5pm weekends.
Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre is Best For
Deloraine is situated in the Meander Valley and is the gateway to the Central Highlands and Great Western Tiers. Tasmania's network of accredited information centres is a great resource while on the road and travelling throughout the state.
Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre is no exception and the staff have a wealth of local knowledge regarding local conditions and what to see and do.
Services provided include free brochures and pamphlets and assistance with accommodation and tour bookings.
The visitor centre has a gift shop, public toilets (with disabled facilities) and on-site parking.
Also part of the complex are the following:
Malua was a racehorse born and bred at Calstock, Deloraine who went on to win the Melbourne Cup of 1884
Deloraine and Districts Folk Museum
The Folk Museum includes the Family & Commercial Inn which was built in 1863. Stroll through the Pioneer Walk and step back in history to see how the pioneers lived and worked with a selection of reclaimed and reproduction heritage buildings, tools and farming equipment.
This beautiful community art project consists of four soft sculptured panels of hand-dyed silk and was created by more than 300 people from the community. The four panels, showing the four seasons are made with embroidery, applique, cross-stitch, weaving and quilting techniques.
The Meander Aquaphonium
A great one for the kids this community arts project is very hands on and is a water powered music machine.