Burnie attractions

Top Choice Museum in Burnie

Burnie Regional Museum

The centrepiece of this absorbing museum is the lovingly crafted Federation St, a re-creation of a 1900 Burnie streetscape, including blacksmith's forge and farrier's shop, wash house, general store, post and telegr…
Museum in Burnie

Makers' Workshop

Part museum, part arts centre, this dramatic structure dominating the western end of Burnie’s main beach is a good place to get acquainted with the city’s creative heart. The life-size paper people in odd corners of…
Distillery in Burnie

Hellyers Road Distillery

Take a stroll through the angel’s share at Australia's largest distillery; the tour is also the only way to get a tasting of Hellyers' cask-strength whisky. Tours depart at 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm and 3pm daily. There…
Nature Reserve in Burnie

Fern Glade

Fern Glade is renowned as a top spot for platypus spotting at dawn and dusk. It’s east of the city centre: turn off the Bass Hwy on to Old Surrey Rd (C112) then take Fern Glade Rd to the left (east).
Gardens in Burnie

Emu Valley Rhododendron Garden

There are over 22,000 rhododendrons in this serene garden 8km south of Burnie, all of which flower in riotous colour in spring. There are also walking tracks, lakes with waterfalls and bridges and a tearoom. To get …
Farm in Burnie

Guide Falls Farm

Next to Guide Falls is this slightly scruffy farm with pigs, sheep, an alpaca, a deer, goats, peacocks and an emu. Young children will love the baby animal nursery and enjoy feeding the chicken and ducks (bring your…
Gallery in Burnie

Burnie Regional Fine Art Gallery

This art gallery stages exhibitions of contemporary Tasmanian artworks, especially those created by artists based in the region.