Burnie Tourism & Travel
The town of Burnie, population 21 000, thrives on its agricultural industry and paper manufacturing and is characterised by its delightful wooden houses which cling to the hills and overlook the bay. Situated on Emu Bay, 148 kilometres west of Launceston, Burnie is amid beautiful rocky coves and rich farmland.
Pioneer Village Museum
The museum is a recreation of Burnies small trademens shops at the turn of the century. There is a dentist's surgery with a fearful range of old equipment, an old wash house with a cast iron copper and galvanised iron tubs, a carpenter's shop with examples of the art of joinery as well as good displays of tools, an old butter factory, the Wellington Times Printery, a general store and Post Office, a saddler, a boot maker, a blacksmith's and a chemist's shop which has an excellent display of early equipment and medicines.
Burnie Park is one of the prettiest parks in Tasmania with its lawns, shady walkways, animal enclosures and the Burnie Inn, the towns oldest remaining building.