Next time you’re thinking about buying a new lamp for your apartment, or gifting a friend with a piece of art, why not consider visiting an antique store? Antique items hold history and character, a rarity from days’ past. In Mississippi, a state steeped in rich history, you’ll find an abundance of antique stores featuring items from another time. Here are the 10 best antique stores in the state.
Fleur de Lis Antiques is located in a beautiful home built in the early 1900s. The items they sell are lovingly displayed, and you're sure to find unique treasures you've never seen before. Fleur de Lis is a must-see if you're a lover of history and antiques in Mississippi.
With over 15,000 feet of space and 25 vendors, you'll find an eclectic selection at the Grenada Antique Mall. Plan to spend awhile and wear comfortable shoes, because there's plenty to see. Check out their Facebook page to keep up with upcoming events and to see new items brought into the mall!
When you visit Mrs. Alston at Alston's Antiques, you'll know why this is one of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's best antique stores. You'll be warmly greeted as soon as you come in, and you can learn as much about the community as you will the merchandise as you browse through the china, jewelry, books, and more.
About halfway between Interstate 55 and Starkville (home of Mississippi State University) lies the little town of Eupora, Mississippi. If you're anywhere in the area, it's worth the trip to stop by The Old Stone Station & Antique Gallery. Housed in an old Texaco Service Station, this antique store is carefully curated, so you're sure to find only the very best selection.
At Pette's Antiques, you'll find a tasteful selection of antique furniture and decor displayed naturally to showcase its charm. You'll love the great service you get from the owners—their knowledge and passion for what they do is evident in every transaction! They specialize in 19th century American and European furniture, so stop by and see what they have to offer.
Howard Avenue Emporium is a beautiful antique shop in Biloxi, Mississippi, which houses several vendors. Find china, eclectic decor, and carefully-curated pieces from regional artisans. But the real star of the show at Howard Avenue Emporium is the selection of 1800s French antique furniture. Stop by and find an heirloom piece you can't live without.
Showroom Antiques is tucked away in Woodville, Mississippi, a little south of Natchez. This river town might seem like an unlikely place for an antique boutique, but the owners have an eye for attractive, versatile pieces. No matter what your style, you'll find something to fit your home at Showroom Antiques.
If you love shopping for antiques, you must visit the Franklin Street Antique Mall in Natchez. With over 50 booths, you'll find everything from estate jewelry to coins and so much more. Don't miss out on this unique destination. Be sure to stop by the general store for a snack, or for some Amish cheese or homemade jams to give as gifts!
With a name like Vintage Flamingo, you have to know you're going to find some fun and unique pieces in this shop. This upscale market is only open four days a month, the second Thursday through Sunday, but it's worth the wait. They also take custom orders, so feel free to get in touch with the ladies through their Facebook page.
The Depot Antique Mall is located in Oxford's historic square, giving it almost as much history outside as in. Browse through over a hundred booths, looking through collectables, art, china, books, and so much more. Whether you're shopping for a gift, a piece for your home, or a fun restoration project, stop by The Depot in Oxford.