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Brunswick to Geelong, these are 10 of the best antique stores in Melbourne

best antique stores in melbourne

Settling into your first home? Or perhaps redecorating your current? Antique stores are a haven for vintage pieces waiting to find a new life in a new space. Whether it be large pieces of furniture or a selection of smaller, home decor pieces to pepper around your living room, the best antique stores carry a curated range of goodies to be renewed in a new location. While there is a difference between vintage and antique, taking home a pre-loved item always adds to the charm of the space. If you're in Melbourne, you're in luck, as we've compiled 10 of the best antique stores in Melbourne for you to shop today.

Moonee Ponds Antiques 

If French antiques are your style and design aesthetics, look no further than Moonee Ponds Antiques. With an extensive collection of the period, it houses an abundance of goodies waiting to be re-homed. 

Lost and Found Market - Brunswick 

With a wide variety of antiques from homewares, furniture, art and books, Lost and Found Market in Brunswick is an ideal city-fringe spot to find yourself a bargain with character. If vintage fashion is also your thing, the store has you covered with a selection of pre-loved garments. 

Smith Street Bazaar  - Fitzroy 

Smith Street Bazaar specialised in Mid-Century Danish furniture ideal for contemporary homes with charm. Think: Sleek shapes and design, making it one of the best antique stores in Melbourne. 

McPherson Antiques - Melbourne

In the business side 1974, McPherson Antiques specialised in early English and European furniture, decorative items and textiles. 16th and 19th century pieces are their speciality. 

Chapel Street Bazaar - Prahran 

Once stepped into Chapel Street Bazaar, the sight may initially be overwhelming, with the store literally filled to the ceiling. It specialises in smaller items like records, lighting and decorative homewares. 

Hunted Antiques and Collectibles - Kilsyth

Comprised of a selection of individual stallholders, Hunted invites buyers to discover hidden treasures often long forgotten. With just under an acre of antiques and collectibles under one roof, consider it a day out immersing in the past. 

Nook Vintage - Collingwood 

 

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Founded almost 10 years ago, Nook Vintage sources original industrial, farmhouse and depression-era antiques from across the nation. A treasure trove, pieces are lovingly curated and primed for a new home. 

Waverley Antique Bazaar - Glen Waverley 

Upcycled, shabby chic, retro pieces are the hallmarks of the Waverly Antique Bazaar, a refined collection of antique pieces to shop. With a large space laid out to optimise browsing, each stall is sure to hold unique pieces that appeal to many. 

Geelong Vintage Market - Geelong 

Stretching across two warehouses, the Geelong Vintage Market is divided into furniture, homewares and vintage industrial pieces. It houses an extensive range of pieces, with many restored to their former glory. 

Syber’s Vintage Bazaar - Aphington

With a ranges planning the 1770s to the 1970s, Syber’s Vintage is an eclectic mixture of the evolution of decor, furnishing and homewares for those with an archaic heart.

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