For many, a trip to Galveston is all about finding the perfect antique pieces to add to their collection. Depending on how serious you are about it, antiquing on the island can take some real time and effort because there are numerous places to explore. Regardless of if antiquing is your passion or not, it can be a free thing to do in Galveston if your a causal window shopper because the antiques in this city are definitely something to be seen. So whether you’re a novice antique shopper or an avid antique collector, you’ll find an impressive array of unique shops offering one-of-a-kind treasures to take home from your vacation. If you feel overwhelmed with all the options, you can start with the following list of Galveston antique stores.
Located in the Historic District downtown, Antique Warehouse is housed in a building with its own bit of history as a former brothel. Inside there are plenty of items to sift through, including furniture and architectural components that would make a great complement to any home. The owners know everything there is to know about each piece in their space and are on hand to answer any questions you may have. There is also a wide selection of art, books, glassware, and vintage gadgets.
Le Chat Noir
Le Chat Noir was opened by a local antique collector who decided to share her passion with all the residents and visitors of Galveston. The shop is a mix of several vendors all displaying items you can’t find anywhere else. There are home furnishings, fashion and accessories, and all kinds of beautiful trinkets. Each piece that’s featured is carefully selected before it makes its way into the Galveston antique store.
Somewhere in Time
Unlike a good portion of Galveston antique stores, Somewhere in Time is neatly organized with items tastefully displayed in glass cases. Much of the shop is dedicated to treasures that you will make you nostalgic for your childhood, such as comic books, dolls, games, and vinyl records. However, there is also a myriad of other valuable items, including vintage sewing machines, pottery, furniture, sports memorabilia, and kitchenware.
As the third largest Galveston antique store on the island with more than 12 vendors showcasing their offerings, Vintage Galveston can be counted on to have something for everyone. Regardless if you know exactly what you’re looking for or you just want to browse, this is the ideal place to do it. The shop has a large inventory of furniture, paintings, china cabinets, vintage clothing, chandeliers, and much more.
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