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This Easter the best Easter Eggs are at Babushkas

Well it’s Easter time again and we have our cardboard eggs from Germany again as well as some Polish wooden pisanki. So make sure you visit us before Easter, Good Friday this year is on the 25th March!

New Vyatka stock

The new delivery has arrived from Vyatka in Russia and we should have it in our Melbourne story by friday.




Christmassing up our Royal Arcade shop

Stairs in Royal Arcade storeWe’re starting to Xmas up our shop in the Royal. So come on in and be the first to buy a xmas decoration this season.

Our new website

And on that front, yes we have our new website up and running. There are probably a few things not working at the moment so if you find one please tell us!

Our new website

German Easter eggs

There are some new cardboard Easter Eggs in the shops from Germany.



As a thank you to all our loyal customers for being a part of the friendliest and most generous Matryoshka store, we have a gorgeous matryoshka to give away and a guarantee this year that the matryoshkas will be amazing!

We want all you matryoshka lovers to post a photo on our facebook page of your favourite matryoshka bought from Babushkas and how you like to showcase your set at home. The most liked photo will win a matryoshka set! So get your friends, family and your next door neighbour to like your photo on our page! Get ready with your camera and start posting!

Shop Christmas opening hours

For those who are still wishing to do some christmas shopping in person our hours at our Royal Arcade shop in Melbourne over the remainder of the Xmas period are;

Monday 10th – Wednesday 12th: 9am – 6pm
Thursday 13th: 9am – 7pm
Friday 14th: 9am – 9pm
Saturday 15th: 9am – 7pm
Sunday 16th: 9am – 7pm
Monday 17th: 9am – 8pm
Tuesday 18th: 9am – 8pm
Wednesday 19th: 9am – 8pm
Thursday 20th: 9am – 8pm
Friday 21st: 9am – 10pm
Saturday 22nd: 9am – 8pm
Sunday 23rd: 9am – 7pm
Monday 24th: 9am – 6pm

Our Harbourside shop is open 10-9 every day. Closed on Xmas day.

Our Stores

New stock just arrived

New marionettes and Semenyov dolls have arrived and should be in shops by Tuesday/Wednesday.

Xmas Shop at Royal Arcade

The Xmas Shop at our Royal Arcade Store in Melbourne is now open from 11am to 3pm every day except Sunday.

Sales position

We have a casual sales position available in our Royal Arcade store;