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Antique Emporium

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A Retro Delight

Having been a collector since the 1990’s I have come to value the Emporium for it’s variety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Wonderful shopping experience

Whilst on a recent holiday we took some time to walk through this amazing antique shop. It is quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“treasure trove”(10 reviews)
“pirate ship”(3 reviews)
“garden items”(3 reviews)
WELCOME TO ANTIQUE EMPORIUM - IMPORTERS, RETAILERS, WHOLESALERS, ANTIQUE & BOOK DEALERS. You will find 1600 square meters of goods on 4 levels. The owner, John Cole, Personally travels for up to 3 months of the year going door to door & village to...more
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51 Formby Rd, Devonport, Tasmania 7310, Australia
+61 3 6423 3316
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 July 2018

For that knickknack or hard to find antique, old book, glassware, or something special, you need plenty of time to browse the two floors of this popular emporium for locals or visitors.

2  Thank jagron38
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

This is a pretty interesting place ... Plenty of good stuff amongst some junk ... One thing I like to do in 2nd hand shops is bargain; it's part if the fun of shopping. Was unimpressed with the 'owner's' argument that as there are many...More

2  Thank tassiejane
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All reviews treasure trove pirate ship garden items great store interesting items literally spend hours several floors shoppers delight huge collection wrought iron for sale nick nacks could spend hours visit devonport buy something small items allow plenty of time
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been a collector since the 1990’s I have come to value the Emporium for it’s variety, quality, prices and individual service. John and his team go out of their way for buyers - and between between weekly visits when I lived in Devonport or...More

Thank Adventure201599
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst on a recent holiday we took some time to walk through this amazing antique shop. It is quite comprehensively stocked on several levels but unlike most not to point that you cannot walk and inspect with ease. The range of objects on hand is...More

Thank Warren N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Antique Emporium while away on our Honeymoon. It is one of the best antique shops we've ever been to. So many things to look at, you'll get lost! Love the pirate fortune telling machine, wish I could have it.

Thank KaseyHG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in for a look, and couldn't believe the wide range he has. A great shop, and fantastic service. Well worth a visit.

Thank waynew161
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great shop full of exciting treasures old and new great staff no pressure a must see if in devonport thanks John and staff it's always a pleasure to shop here

Thank Susie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great shop with a lot of history. You’ll get lost with the amount of antiques they have in the store. They let you wander around and don’t bother you or pressure to sell, very good experience an recommend visiting.

Thank Pattriick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a massive multi-level store chockablock full of all kinds of treasures. You could literally spend hours fossicking through this collector’s heaven and lose all track of time. It would be very difficult to walk out empty handed.

Thank Neet W
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This antique store is one not to be missed. It has something for every one and is set out like an Alladins Cave complete with pirate ship. It has the biggest collection of cameras I have ever seen. There are smaller antique stores within the...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Antique Emporium, 51 Formby Rd. Devonport 1 June 2018. Just 300M south of the Formby hotel – 3 massive silos just across the road -, has two levels of antiques, books and a huge collection of old cameras (mainly 35mm and cine cameras). The...More

Thank HenknAnnie
Reviewed 29 September 2018

It’s got great quirky character and randomness which makes it unique. Don’t agree with comment about ‘could be better organised’. I mean, maybe it could, but then it’d be like Meyer or Woolies. No, keep it growing like topsy, with spaces to “poke about in”,....More

Thank Tastraveller2015
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