Tasmanian Wool Centre., Ross

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The Centre consists of:

* the retail area offering fine wool products

* a wool exhibition area outlining the history of the wool industry in Tasmania, and

* the history museum telling the fascinating story of Ross' past.

The wool exhibition and history museum both feature audio-visual displays and many interesting artefacts. The Feel-and-touch wool display allows visitors to experience wool produced by a range of sheep breeds, and of course features the superfine merino wool the region is renowned for.

About Us - The Tasmanian Wool Centre - Ross is a not-for-profit organisation and any funds generated by the retail area are directed to restoration projects around Ross and to the support of community groups in the area.

The Tasmanian Wool Centre also houses the Ross Visitor Information Centre for help with all your holiday enquiries. Ross is a beautifully preserved Georgian village with many fine stone buildings and lots of history to explore. Visitors are charmed by the elm-lined streets, the heritage and the relaxed rural setting. When travelling to Tasmania, make sure you include Ross in your itinerary. visitross.com.au will help you plan your visit.
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  • Found the wool centre was very well set out and showed a lot of history. You are able to purchase some beautiful wool garments there also.  more »
  • Beaut displays, a gold coin gets you in to see a very good display of the history of wool. I bought a reprint of the original merino bloodlines that came out of Tasmania from Clarendon Estate, a...  more »
  • Large selection of quality merino wool garments. Men's, women's and children's jackets, pants, and shirts as well as socks, slippers, uggs, etc. The staff were very helpful in finding us just the right sized ladies jacket. The museum in the back in large, modern, and full of interesting and amazing items. A great shop to visit when in beautiful Ross.
  • worth a visit to see how the wool industry works.... very informative.

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