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The Emporium

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Fascinating shop

A gem of a shop to wander around and maybe buy something. So many interesting old things including... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
NettyA
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
You could spend hours here

If you like spending hours just checking things out and are prepared to find something from your... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Southborolass
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Sydney, Australia
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38a Main St, Sheffield, Tasmania 7306, Australia
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A gem of a shop to wander around and maybe buy something. So many interesting old things including books, records and limited edition memorabilia.

Thank NettyA
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across the emporium during a visit to Sheffield on a long drive across the state. What a gem! Spent more time than we could spare but could easily have stayed all day. Sadly as we have luggage restrictions to fly, we couldn't buy any...More

Thank Jen E
Reviewed 9 May 2018

After reading several of the reviews I chose not to take my 11yo daughter into the shop for fear of her being yelled at. However on entering the shop and coming face to face with the 'Ogre of Sheffield', (as many people seem to describe...More

Thank HyperionAdventure
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Definitely worth a visit to this crazy and quirky shop full of lots of interesting things. From old war memorabilia to Beatles LPs

Thank julieandallan2018
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This store is simply terrible. Walked into the store ad was greeted by a very negative sign saying that CHILDREN COULD NOT TOUCH ANYTHING this may seem somewhat reasonable but not when a child is considered 18 and under. My family and I walked into...More

1  Thank _therealtruth_1
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Firstly I want to say that The Emporium was a great shop with incredible memorabilia, books, records and collectables. However, the owner clearly has no tolerance for children- there are signs at the door and all throughout the shop stating that anyone under the age...More

1  Thank birdietap
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Shop is full of interesting things. Well at least I think it was. I was only 1 meter into the store and was studying a purchase I was interested in when the owner abruptly and rudely told my children off. My daughter is old enough...More

1  Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is so good there should be an entrance fee! We could have browsed all day. The collection of old LPs and musical memorabilia is staggering. If it were not for airline luggage allowances, there would’ve been some serious spending!

Thank Lukajoreb
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

If you like spending hours just checking things out and are prepared to find something from your past- I did- this is the place for you. The owner is up for a chat. It's fun and quirky.

Thank Southborolass
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was a quirky little shop that was full to the brim with treasures. I was searching for a good book and found one at a great cheap price, but spent a happy half an hour wandering around looking at everything.

Thank Skaramouche
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