As Pennsylvanians, antiques that many collectors would cross the country in desperate search of are located conveniently in our own backyard. Whether your passion is collectables or elite artisanal pieces, the sheer variety and quality of local antique and vintage vendors is astounding. Take a relaxed trip in the countryside or discover something “new” downtown with our list of top Pennsylvanian antique stores!
Located in what some circles consider the antiques capital of America, Adamstown Antique Mall is the best of the best. Specializing in a category known as “Country Primitive,” the mall boasts classic, rustic pieces, and long term dealers. Also discover extensive selections of industrial and decorative antiques, as well as vintage clothing.
More clothing than clutter, the wares of Eons Fashion Antique represent the intense century of fashion that began in the 1880s. From flapper finds to punk products, there are few lovelier ways to pass an afternoon in Pittsburgh than sifting through the racks at Eons.
One building, one floor, 26,000 square-feet of antique heaven. For nearly 20 years, people from across the nation have flocked to Cackleberry Farm for well curated antique goods. The mall also includes an on-site restaurant, and the recent addition of a gift shop stocked with authentic Pennsylvania Dutch products, from quilts to candles.
For the purists among us, we present the Antique Marketplace of Lemoyne. Everything found in their 72,000-square-foot space is pre-1955, with nary a collectible or craft in sight. From coins to furniture to clothing, this Lemoyne location offers the highest possible quality pieces for serious collectors and casual fans alike.
Located in a former U.S. military aircraft factory, the sense of history at Merchants Square Mall is palpable. Over 100,000 square-feet of floor space, filled with carefully selected antique goods ranging from comic books to war memorabilia. Keep an eye on their website for exciting special events including craft shows, conventions, and even live wrestling matches.
A three-story building with over 250 dealers, plus numerous consignors, filled with antiques from almost every category, Burning Bridge Antiques Market is a must visit on any ‘tiquing trip in the Keystone State. With strong decorative and furniture departments, a keen eye can scout true treasures at this charming locale.
In addition to the obviously available old sled works, this market in Duncannon is brimming with exciting finds, many of them holding local and regional significance. A stop here is truly like entering a time machine, with an on-site penny arcade and vintage soda fountain, complete with malted milks. Score some educational points as well and visit their Sled Museum.
Renowned antique and architectural salvage outfit Olde Good Things calls Scranton its home base, and aren’t we lucky! An impressive 200,000 square-feet of masterfully-curated goods and salvaged items, from farm tables to mirrors to reclaimed glass. Definitely worth a stop, whether you’re looking to entirely redecorate, or just spice things up with a few particular pieces.