Whether you’re looking for a gift to bring home from vacation or a permanent piece to add to your home, the thrift, vintage, and antique shops in the Worcester area have you covered.
Quaboag Valley Antique Center
1438 North Main Street
Quaboag Valley Antique Center deals in antiques from between the years 1700 and 1950. Antique shows in this 10,000+ square foot group shop let you browse everything from estate costume jewelry to cupboard panels.
Worcester Flea Market
4 Quinsigamond Road
Flea markets like Worcester Flea Market are a treasure trove of antique finds. While you may have to do some digging to find the perfect piece, the vendors here specialize in connecting you with everything from handbags to 18th-century artwork.
Art & Antique Gallery
4 Old English Road
Are you looking to add a new Edmund Darch Lewis to your collection? Or do you prefer the works of Robert Clem? Massachusetts’s Art & Antique Gallery in Worcester lets you bid on pieces by these artists and more during its weekly shows. You can explore the gallery’s digital collection and see for yourself if there’s a piece in stock that you’d like.
357 Commonwealth Road
This furniture farmhouse and barn let New England tourists and locals alike get their hands on the area’s best hand-crafted furniture. After 40 years in business, interested parties can take advantage of the shop’s broad collection of vintage goods and work with staff to restore antique lighting.
436 North Street
Ideal for the mid-century shopper, Circa specializes in providing locals with access to Midcentury and Danish Modern furniture, lighting and accessories. A must-stop while you’re in western Mass.
356 Shrewsbury Street
Grime brings a modern outlook to Massachusetts’s vintage market for buy, sell, and trade. Browse the shop’s digital catalog to learn more about the clothing collection they keep in stock.
Brechó Com Café d’Ju Vintage & Antiques
25 Paradox Drive
Whether you’re looking for designer shoes from the 1950s to collector handbags, Brechó Com Café d’Ju Vintage & Antiques marries vintage sensibility with French panache.
138 Green Street
Want to bring a handmade gift home from Massachusetts? Crompton Collective’s inventory includes shoes, accessories, and antique gifts made both in the modern era and yesteryear.
406 Chandler Street
You can find everything from sterling silver jewelry to the cabinets to store it in at Maria’s Homegoods. Browse their Facebook catalog to learn more about the pieces they currently have in stock.
Retro Genie Vintage
11 Bridge Street
Retro Genie Vintage offers locals and Etsy customers alike access to a collection of clothing, furniture, and accessories from between the 1920s and 1970s.
Roz’s Place Vintage & New
6 Bridge Street
Shop Roz’s in person or via their Etsy shop to find wigs, women’s vintage, and more.
45 Boltwood Walk
Are you looking for antiques from the more recent past? Mass Vintage styles a collection of vintage clothing from the 80s and 90s. Come looking for chokers, butterfly barrettes, and a shock of color to add to your current wardrobe.
The Vintage Cellar
11 East Bridge Street
Records may have come back into fashion, but there’s nothing like original vinyl. Head over to the Vintage Cellar in Northampton to find not only vinyls but prints, furniture, home decor, and past pop culture ephemera.
Rose Petal Vintage
3 Railroad Street
Great Barrington, MA
Based initially on Etsy, Rose Petal Vintage recently expanded, opening a storefront in Great Barrington, MA. Here you’ll find everything from mid-century silk shifts to 70s maxi skirts.
Blended Vintage Marketplace
48 Elm Street
Artists seek inspiration everywhere. If you want to step back in time with the help of your tools, however, you need to head to Blended Vintage Marketplace. In addition to the shop’s vast collection of antique art, you’ll also find vintage art supplies for display and use.
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