Niagara Antiques: Where To Go To Find Hidden Treasures

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The euphoria of finding buried treasure in an ocean of relics is one of the best ways for couples to spend the afternoon in Niagara. On your penny-pinching path of reclamation you will gain both some historical insights along with a few extra dollars in your wallet. The local region is full of great vintage shops, and if you are a collector or if you are just looking for a unique gift, Niagara is among the best in Ontario. Fall and winter is ripe for exploring Niagara’s antique market, as many discount their inventory to help keep business brisk during the slower season. You will appreciate the personalized experience many of the engaging shop keepers provide…plus they love to share a good story.

Niagara Falls and the local region is full of hidden treasures, and if you are an antique collector or just looking for a rare find, there are many great antique stores to experience. Based on overall popularity and reputation, we have listed a few suggestions. With Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching you may be able to find the perfect one-of-a-kind gift at any one of these locations.

Old Emporium Antiques & Collectibles

Address: 4602 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4B7
Phone: (905) 374-2689

Niagara’s Most Interesting Store!

“This place is amazing! There is truly something for everyone here. The owner is friendly and is extremely knowledgeable about the history of Niagara Falls as well as the history behind some of the items that can be purchased. It also houses a most unique museum that few people are aware of. Great place to look around in and find that “unique” something.” -Sharen Gallen

“The best in Niagara for hidden treasures. Mark is knowledgeable on everything in his shop. By far the best place to find what your looking for”. -Giana Warner

“Amazing antique/collectibles shop! Me and my wife found this place after we moved to a house nearby. Awesome store with so much to look at it would take weeks to see everything. The owner is very friendly and willing to bargain. You have to check it out! So. Much. Cool. Stuff.” -Colin

Bartlett House Of Antiques

Address: 1490 Niagara Stone Rd., Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0
Phone: (905) 468-1880

Bartlett House Of Antiques

Over 25 Years of Quality Antique Collecting
We genuinely take pride in both our work and our shop. So much so that we hand-pick each piece that enters our showcase. We take great delight in the goods we have gathered and want to share them with you because the business is a reflection of our family.

Centuries of Top-Notch Workmanship
Europe-related treasures are available for purchase at Bartlett House of Antiques. In the centre of Niagara-On-The-Lake, bring a distinctive piece of the past home. We have a special fondness for antique furniture, especially fine examples constructed of oak, mahogany, and walnut.

“I have been purchasing from the Bartlett House for 6 years or so and as a collector i have added a lot of unique items from their store to many of my collections. Christian and Natasha are wonderful people to deal with from start to finish , very friendly and helpful as it has always been a wonderful shopping experience every time i drop by. I have brought several of my friends in there over the years and they have also made purchases and they also just love everything about the store and the great service. I look forward to many more years of shopping at the Bartlett House. I am from the Niagara Region and i enjoy supporting local businesses such as the Bartlett House in Virgil Ontario.” -Allan Roussey

“Wonderful place run by friendly people! They have many beautiful pieces directly from Europe and offered me a great deal. Will definitely return!” -Sam Mansoor

“This is an interesting antique store with lots of war memorabilia and other items. My company found a few items of interest. The owner was personable and helpful.” -Susan Dorian

Michelle’s Antiques Inc.

Address: 3710 Main St #104, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 6B1
Phone: (416) 460-1112

We want our resource to be interesting to people with a refined taste, collectors, those who are just keen on the past, as well as to all admirers of the beautiful.

Unlike most stores, our store is constantly replenished with new items. The priority direction of our development today is the expansion of the range of products offered.

Remember, when purchasing collectibles, it is very important to choose a reputable seller who will guarantee the authenticity and condition of each piece. Since your satisfaction is our number one priority, every piece we sell is always 100% guaranteed.

If you’re looking for a particular piece for your collection or if you are simply interested in learning please don’t hesitate to contact of our knowledgeable staff. They is always available to give you advice or assist in finding that one special piece to expand or complete your collection.

“Beautiful store! Lots of wonderful items to chose from. I especially love the wide variety of teacups” -Plubraid

“Great store with lots to see , prices are fair and owner is a great guy.”-April Gray

“Cool little shop with nice variety.” -Barry Haubner

Retro Mikes Antiques

Address: 6499 Thorold Stone Rd, Niagara Falls, ON L2J 1B2
Phone: (905) 358-6320

We carry Atomic & Mid Century Modern furniture, lighting, wall art, and all accessories for your home. We also carry toys & games, kitchenalia, glass, china, vinyl, sports memorabilia and barware

“Mike is amazing and his selection is top notch. I will be back a billion times for sure!!” -Amanda Nothanks

“If you are into the retro look this is the place to check out. Very well organized and an awesome selection to choose from. Excellent prices and Mike is very friendly , inviting and down to earth person to deal with. We purchased a tension pole lamp today and will be back to purchase more.” -Andrew Unger

“Mike is such a nice guy! This is honestly MID CENTURY heaven! If you are looking for MCM stuff, this place is worth the visit.” -Jessica Paige

“Great place, nice selection” -Richard Hogue

Niagara Coin and Collectibles:

Address: 4936 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4C6
Phone: (905) 371-0111

Niagara Coin and Collectibles

Here at Niagara Coin & Collectibles we have amassed a wide range of collectibles for your buying pleasure. We have everything from coins, paper money, bullion, jewelry, vintage watches, antique cameras, military items, sports cards & memorabilia to historic artifacts. If your in Niagara Falls Canada stop by our store on Victoria Ave. We are here from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tuesday thru Saturday and would love to meet you in person.

“The best staff and owners around. They go above and beyond for their customers… can’t explain how grateful I am for their help. Great people!” -Dakotah Syvret

“John is vastly knowledgeable, and every moment in the shop, he imparts some of his wisdom to me. The store is FILLED with pieces of history! It would take days to go through everything. I always enjoy my time down at the shop, and always look forward to going back.” -Kerrin Groot

“John is a very fair with his prices and excellent customer service with anyone he has a life time of collectables of history thanks john cliff from Barrie” -Cliff Arnold

“Amazing store, interesting merchandise, and wonderful people, very personable! They offered a fair price and honestly I had a great time just talking with them. This store was an unexpected gem of a find!” – Jacob Robinson

Lakeshore Antiques & Treasures:

Address: 855 Lakeshore Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Phone: (905) 646-1965

In the heart of wine country just outside of old town Niagara on the Lake, you will discover Lakeshore Antiques & Treasures. We started in 1996 in the building that was once the Tobe’s Seed Limited warehouse (John H Tobe Firm 1954 – 1966). Here you will find 16 Dealers displaying a wide variety of antiques and vintage treasures to choose from.

“What an amazing, hidden gem! From the road, you see a modest sign by the road and what looks like a cute little shop. Then you walk in, and it’s MASSIVE!! Filled to the brim with treasures and collectibles, there’s really something for everyone! I found a very heavy bust of an Easter Island head statue, for my husband. He loves it and it’s definitely his conversation piece with the rest of the neighbourhood! The ladies working the store were very personable and knowledgeable. I will definitely return for more great finds!!” -Stephanie McIvor

“A huge and varied collection of antiques, dinner sets, house, kitchen ware and furniture from estate sales.
Exquisitely displayed.” -Gillian Graham

“Every time you go there you will see some different. Slot of unique items and like every antique store you will find some real treasures and some things they are overpriced but that’s the opinion of the buyer” -Robert Bradbury

“I have been a customer at lakeshore Antiques for 20 plus years probably closer to 25 years. All the dealers over the years have been just wonderful and i have filled my house with many treasures over the years. For anyone that hasn’t had the opportunity to drop by, this is a must see location. There are multiple dealers and a excellent selection of items. Very friendly people and excellent customer service. Once you drop by once for the first time you will continue to come back. I recently discovered Antiques on Creek in Virgil on Four Mile Creek Road a newly opened antique co-op. This is another must see location. with a great selection of products with excellent service.” -Allan Rousy

Forum Galleries

Address: 1547 Niagara Stone Rd, Virgil, ON L0S 1T0
Phone: (905) 468-2777

Niagara-on-the-Lake is full of quaint little Bed & Breakfasts, farmer’s markets and little antique shops. The Forum Antiques is one of them, with many treasures to be seen! It is known to be a destination of choice for all collectors, interior designers and lovers of antiques.

Forum Antiques is a leading venue in the Niagara Area respected for its expertise, selection and fairness. Entering the store is a promise of an eclectic selection, rare finds and fine jewellery to amaze and surprise you. Forum Antiques has been serving, advising and proposing a wide Antique and vintage jewellery selection in Niagara on the Lake 2001 to 2013 and since then in Virgil. We moved from the “Red Barn” 2017, Niagara Stone Road (Hwy 55) to number 1547 on the same road. Forum Antiques appraises, informs, advises sellers or collectors, and buys estate items, collections, gold and jewellery, coins, one item or entire estates. Selling in Brussels, Belgium – and exhibiting at Shows in Canada and beyond our borders.

The owner, Leon Perel, is a native of Belgium and enjoys traveling frequently to obtain these hidden treasures. He is fluent in six languages and has been in the antique dealing business since 1967 and is a qualified and experienced appraiser. Forum Galleries and Antiques is open daily until 5:00 pm.

“A true professional who knows his antiques and excellent prices” -Darryl Lesser

Of course, you don’t have to stray too far from the heart or the tourism district in Niagara Falls to find some one-of-a-kind collectibles. The Canada Trading Company right on Clifton Hill offers many collectibles and unique items that you won’t find anywhere else at reasonable prices. Great gift ideas for the upcoming Canadian and American Thanksgiving Holidays and new arrivals for Christmas have just begun to arrive this week — it’s not that far away!

Take a drive into Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake or Lincoln to find a special item to take home, and don’t forget it is also harvest season and the perfect opportunity to support our local farmer’s markets for fresh goodies!

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