Adelaide is more than just pretty churches and AFL, ya know. This laidback city is also dotted with antique centres and vintage stores to trawl for old-school treasures.
Whether you’re on the hunt for some retro threads, looking to stock up on vinyl, or want to find a unique piece of furniture, Adelaide’s collection of antique stores has you covered.
Get your vintage fix at these top spots for antiquing in Adelaide.
Best Antique Stores in Adelaide
Antique Market – 32 Grote St, Adelaide
One of Adelaide’s biggest antique centres, Antique Market has been a favourite haunt of locals for over 30 years. It’s home to more than 20 dealers, offering a huge range of vintage clothing, jewellery, toys, glassware, militaria, collectibles and more.
Great for: Snagging that rare vintage designer piece for your closet.
Top tip: Stuck for gift ideas for your rotten adorable nieces and nephews? These guys stock a huge range of vintage tin toys and model kits.
Cross Road Collectables – 443/439 441 Cross Rd, Edwardstown
Add a touch of rustic charm to your home with Cross Road Collectables. Bursting with old suitcases, kitchenware, furniture and vinyl records, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time with this quirky collection of vintage goodness.
Great for: Adding to your collection of ceramics and china.
Top tip: With new stock constantly coming through the door, you’ll want to return regularly to see what’s on offer.
Hype and Seek – 3 Elizabeth St, Croydon
Take your retro cred to the next level with Hype and Seek, your one-stop-shop for all things vintage, industrial, and mid-century modern. Sourcing unique pieces from around the world as well as supporting local artists, Hype and Seek are all about quality and authenticity.
Great for: Mid-century modern furniture and accessories.
Top tip: Want to give your home a retro-chic makeover, but not sure where to start? Hype and Seek offer a styling service to help transform your space into a vintage haven.
Town and Country Antiques – 195 Magill Rd, Maylands
The home of French and English antiques, Town and Country Antiques offers endless trawling fun with their stunning collection of furniture, lighting, art and decoratives. Whether you’re in the market to furnish an entire home or find that special statement piece, you’re sure to find something you love in this treasure trove.
Great for: French provincial antique furniture.
Top tip: Town and Country Antiques’ fine selection of stock will cost you a pretty penny, but you certainly get what you pay for.
Sueclays Antiques, Curios and Vintage Décor – 8 Duthy St, Unley
Located in a gorgeous old heritage building, Sueclays Antiques, Curios and Vintage Décor has an extensive range of whacky and wonderful items to discover. From furniture and artwork to toys and collectibles, you’ll find a surprise in every corner of this warm and welcoming shop.
Great for: Finding that quirky one-off.
Top tip: These guys are mad about Lego. They have endless sets on display and for sale. If your kid’s into Lego, it’s worth taking them along!
Philicia Antiques and Collectables – 317 Goodwood Rd, Kings Park
With decades of experience and tonnes of passion, the team at Philicia Antiques and Collectables sure know their stuff. Offering over a million antique pieces in stock daily, their stunning collection of furniture, homewares, collectibles and memorabilia is a must-see for all nostalgic shoppers.
Great for: War memorabilia and militaria.
Top tip: Feel like trawling for old-school treasures in the comfort of your home (and pyjamas)? You can shop their stock online.
Pedlars Antiques and Interiors – 205 Magill Rd, Maylands
Step inside this beautiful heritage-listed federation building and you’ll see why Pedlars Antiques and Interiors is one of the city’s most loved antique centres. Their offering ranges from traditional antiques to mid-century modern pieces sourced from England, Europe and Australia.
Great for: Finding a statement piece for your home.
Top tip: Looking to sell? Pedlars purchases a wide range of decoratives and collectibles; head in for a valuation.
Danish Vintage Modern – 148 Magill Rd, Norwood
Specialising in authentic classic Danish furniture, Danish Vintage Modern is Adelaide’s hotspot for mid-century modern lovers. Head in to stock up on furniture, lighting, art and more. They even deliver interstate, so you won’t have to leave that large piece behind if you don’t have room in your car.
Great for: Mid-century modern furniture and homewares.
Top tip: Danish Vintage Modern also offers a reupholstering service to breathe new life into your favourite pieces with fabric from Danish manufacturers.
Is your antiques collection getting too big for your home? A storage unit could be the perfect solution. Prepare your jewellery, china and silverware for storage with these tips.