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St Matthews Op Shop – East Geelong

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This is the cutest little Op Shop in East Geelong and if you’re heading to Ocean Grove, you’ll miss it on the way down but you’ll see it on the way back.

Located in a side street, the store is nicely arranged with stock that is clean and useable. The staff are just delightful and very helpful.

The kids section is great for browsing through toys and books, CD’s, DVD’s, VCR tapes and stuffed toys.

The fashion is pretty good and the prices are reasonable and again very clean and well presented. There isn’t alot to write about this Op Shop but I did enjoy visiting and scrounging through various parts of the store. It’s well worth a visit.

OPENING HOURS: 9 am – 5 pm Monday to Friday. 9 am -1pm Saturday.  Sunday -closed.

LOCATION: 269 Myers Street, East Geelong

PHONE: (03) 5229 1269

PARKING: There is plenty of parking across the road and out front. Just watch the times though.

TRANSPORT: Plenty of buses coming in and out of Geelong.

DISABLED ACCESS: Good disabled access out the front with one step into the store. Wheelchair friendly but would be very tight.

ATM: There are a number of ATM’s within walking distance of the shop at numbers  55, 83 and 271.


DOGS: Just tie them up outside in the shade and please clean up any mess they make. Be mindful of them in hot weather.

TOILET FACILITIES: I couldn’t locate any nearby to perhaps ask the staff in the store.

These dolls freaked me out a little


No Facebook page

No Instagram but #stmatthewsopshop

WEBSITE: No website

DONATIONS: Please deliver donations during business hours if possible.

Now it’s your turn. Share your stories of the St Matthews Op Shop in Geelong. Likes, dislikes, bargains you’ve bought and people you’ve met. Leave a comment below.

Happy hunting.

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