Spend the Day at Antique Shops & Fine Art Galleries in Missouri
When packing your suitcase for your Missouri vacation, leave a little extra room. Our state's great shopping opportunities ensure you'll definitely find a treasure (or five) to take home. Whether you love antiques, kitchen gadgets or designer jeans, you'll want to shop till you drop in Missouri.
Find the Best Antiques in Missouri
Need some inspiration for your garden? Stop by Apple Wagon Antique Mall, Home and Garden Decor Outlet, in Williamsburg. They offer styles to suit every gardener's and home decorator's taste at 125 booths, selling a wide range of the best antiques. New items arrive weekly, so you're not shopping all the same items twice. Plus, they have Fiesta Dinnerware factory seconds.
Spanning St. Louis and University City, The Delmar Loop is a vibrant, six-block area with great shopping at more than 140 specialty shops, plus 45 restaurants, fine art galleries, artisan galleries and numerous entertainment venues. The American Planning Association named this thriving urban retail, arts and entertainment district, “One of the 10 Great Streets in America.”
Wander through a wonderland of merchandise at Enchanted Frog Antiques. This antique mall in Lathrop carries hundreds of collectibles, ranging from primitive to Victorian-era objects. About 90 percent of their items are pre-1960s. Browse the vast array of offerings, including: pottery; furniture; toys; glassware and dishes; cabin decor; Western items; American Indian collectibles; jewelry; and loads of small and interesting things. As an added treat, the Enchanted Frog serves free popcorn every day while you shop for the best antiques in Missouri.
Sedalia features one of the state’s great antique shops. In downtown Sedalia, Chelsea's Antiques sells treasures for every taste. Find vintage clothing, glassware, antique furniture and vintage kitchen collectibles within the aisles of this popular shop. Chelsea's is one of Missouri's true antique shops; it is not an antique mall or glorified garage sale.
Hidden Wonders at Antique Shops and Fine Art Galleries in Missouri
Cherokee Antique Row is a can't-miss destination in St. Louis, ideal for anyone who loves antique and vintage items. This area contains six blocks of independently owned antique shops, collectibles and specialty shops, fine art galleries, restaurants and cafes. Stores include China Finders (where you can finally replace that chipped saucer from your grandmother's tea set); Purple Cow Antiques offers art glass and architectural items; and Retro 101, for fantastic mid 20th century modern furniture and home accessories. There are loads of antique shops on Cherokee Row, where you will find whatever it is you may possibly want and some things you didn’t even know you wanted.
In Kansas City's Crossroads Art District, step into the Thistle Vintage Studio for 1,400 square-feet of beautiful merchandise, dating from the 1920s through the 1970s, plus current works by local artists. The inventory changes daily, so just keep going back.
Great Gift Shopping in Missouri
Looking for special gifts and gorgeous art for your home? Find what you seek at Zuzak Wonder Store in downtown Boonville. This shop features jewelry, paintings, ceramics, photography and artistic endeavors by local artists.
In Clarksville, Dawn of Creation Art Studio sells stunning handmade jewelry. Select from dazzling pieces made of fused glass, crystal and natural stone. Need a one-of-a-kind gift? Dawn of Creation offers design services, allowing you to pick the materials and style of your necklace, bracelet, ring, earrings and other jewelry pieces.
If antique shops and fine art galleries are not your thing, discover a full day (or more) of shopping in The District, covering 43 not-so-square-blocks of downtown Columbia. This shopper's paradise includes more than 100 unique shops and boutiques, wine outlets, artisan’s galleries, restaurants, brewpubs, and–of course–plenty of places to stock up on Mizzou Tigers gear.