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A Unique Treasure Hunt The Best Antique Stores in Calgary

A Unique Treasure Hunt: The Best Antique Stores in Calgary 

Dreaming of a chance to go time travel? Unfortunately, we’re still waiting for the day they invent time machines, but we do have something close to that – antique stores! Luckily, we have plenty of those in Calgary, each acting like a portal back in time. 

From remarkable finds from the 18th century to adorable figurines that could effortlessly elevate your home decor, these stores can transport you to adventures that would make you feel like Marty McFly from Back to the Future! Let’s check out our favorite ones!

1. Inside Avenue Antiques

Address: 3419 8 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 3A4, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-287-1988
Operating hours: Monday to Saturday – 10 AM to 5 PM 

Made up of 70 different antique vendors, Inside Avenue Antiques is 15,000 square feet of pure antique paradise. Even if you don’t have plans to buy anything, just looking at the wide variety of antiques makes for a fun time by itself. 

What we love most about this spot is there’s always something new every time we visit. With that in mind, this antique store is definitely one of our personal favorites. 

A few items we bought here for ourselves are jewelry and several furniture items. But of course, there’s plenty more to see! 

By the way, feel free to haggle with the vendors while you’re here. Practice your haggling skills and you might just score a great deal! 

2. Ella Grace Marketplace

Address: 7271 12 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2S6, Canada
Contact details: +1 587-893-6069
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 6 PM 

Ella Grace Marketplace is another huge antique store where hours can effortlessly slip away. After all, there’s 12,000 square feet to explore!

They hve a wide assortment of selections including jewelry, mid-century furniture, records, clothing, and other exciting additions to your antique collection. 

They also offer upcycled goods and handmade items, making their store the ultimate hunting ground for anyone with an affinity for unique goods.  

The best part? The exploration never ends. They receive deliveries for new items every single day, which keeps their customers coming back for more. 

3. Iron Crow Antiques and Objects of Intrigue

Address: 5746 Burleigh Crescent SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1Z8, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-287-8770
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday – 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM 

Iron Crow Antiques and Objects of Intrigue sounds like a store straight out of Diagon Alley. The name itself is enough to keep you intrigued! 

Fortunately, it feels just as magical. A visit here guarantees enchanting finds. You might even find yourself at the cashier, wondering how your shopping list magically went from a single item to an entire furniture collection!  

By the way, most of their items here are furniture pieces that can transform any space into something unique. Even set dressers swear by this place if they’re on a hunt for something exciting!

4. Mr. Mansfield Vintage

Address: 1611 14 St SW, Calgary, AB T3C 1E3, Canada
Contact details: +1 587-893-0716
Operating hours:

  • Monday & Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday to Sunday – 12 PM to 6 PM 

Mr. Mansfield Vintage specializes in offering an assortment of vintage items with a strong focus on the trendy designs including but not limited to furniture, art, and clothing. 

This store might just help you snag that vintage lamp you recently saved to your Pinterest board! 

By the way, if you’re looking to let go of some items from your own collection, they’re also willing to take those out of your hands in hopes of finding them a new home. 

5. The Consignment Gallery Inc.

Address: 6025 3 St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 1K3, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-253-7880
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 5 PM 

The Consignment Gallery Inc. is a used furniture offering unique pieces both old and new. It seems that most of their customers enjoy the extremely knowledgeable staff members, making the shopping experience as seamless as possible. 

As for us, our favorite would be the great deals since most items come in reasonable prices – and in mint condition at that!

6. Reclaim Vintage

Address: 5510 3 St SE #8, Calgary, AB T2H 1J9, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-465-2235
Operating hours:

  • Monday & Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday to Friday – 10 AM to 4 PM 
  • Saturday & Sunday – 11 AM to 4 PM 

Reclaim Vintage’s lovely store is filled with old furniture, mostly mid-century pieces. 

Their stocks are replenished every day, so you’re assured of fresh items with every visit. 

Aside from offering a wide range of furniture items, they also have other services like refinishing, upholstery, and restoring, making them a one-stop shop for every furniture needs. 

Our favorite thing about shopping from them though is that you can see their catalogs on their website and even purchase them with just a few clicks. 

7. Freyia Decor

Address: 4640 Manhattan Rd SE, Calgary, AB T2G 4B5, Canada
Contact details:  +1 403-651-7491
Operating hours:

  • Monday & Sunday – closed
  • Tuesday – 12 PM to 5 PM
  • Wednesday to Friday – 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Saturday – 11 AM to 4 PM 

If the name of Freyia’s Decor shop rings a bell, then you might like what they sell. 

Drawing inspiration from the Norse goddess Frejya, who is said to be enchanted with beautiful things, Freyia Decor specializes in exquisite Scandinavian antiques that would capture even the goddess’s attention. 

They guarantee that their pieces are authentic, with some even dating back as early as the 18th century. With this in mind, this should be on the list of anyone who loves antique furniture. 

You can view and purchase the pieces they have through their website, which is extremely convenient. Nevertheless, we recommend stopping by their charming store not only to see the furniture pieces up close before purchase, but also to admire their interesting array of offerings. 

8. Kollektion Mid-Century Modern and Vintage

Address: 2050 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0J8, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-829-7430
Operating hours:

  • Monday & Sunday – closed
  • Tuesday to Friday – 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Saturday – 12 PM to 4 PM

Offering a flavorful range of Scandinavian, Danish, and MCM pieces, Kollektion is definitely one of the big leagues when it comes to selling vintage and antique furniture. 

As you’re likely already aware, visible signs of use can often be observed when it comes to this type of furniture. However, they’re always pretty transparent about it here. 

What we particularly like to purchase from them are old unique art pieces as well as figures made out of brass. 

9. Junk In The Trunk Thrift Store

Address: 2808 Ogden Rd SE Bay 11, Calgary, AB T2G 4R7, Canada
Contact details: +1 587-223-5865
Operating hours: Monday to Sunday – 10 AM to 5 PM 

Treasure hunters who like digging through an eclectic mix of items to find hidden gems should definitely head over to Junk In The Trunk. 

Their interesting inventory includes an assortment of goods from old to new. Because of the large collection, you might have to spend some extra time and patience to find what you desire. 

However, as fellow thrift enthusiasts ourselves, we can attest that there’s a sense of accomplishment after going through this process, so feel free to go digging!

10. Bonnybrook Junction

Address: 4108 17 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 3W6, Canada

Bonnybrook Junction is a unique and remarkable space that builds a bridge connecting consumers to local artists and antique vendors. It’s a welcoming space that can make you feel like you’re part of a tight-knit community where you can engage with folk who adore art. 

At the same time, you can also find some captivating treasures! It goes without saying that this is a must-visit for anyone looking to immerse themselves in the local culture and art scene. 

On a delightful note, one of the writers on our team was lucky enough to be able to score a great deal on a really stylish-looking lamp during their visit!

11. Jayson’s Corner

Address: 3714 17 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2A 0S2, Canada
Contact details: +1 403-207-8667
Operating hours:

  • Monday to Saturday – 11 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday – 11 AM to 4 PM

Having been around since 1996, Jayon’s Corner has earned a lot of loyal customers who have an affinity for antiques. They offer a collection that includes a wide array of antiques, restored furniture, and other interesting collectibles. 

Notably, the prices are pretty affordable considering most of what they sell are irreplaceable treasures. One of the coolest things we saw during our visit here was an antique radio that, to our surprise, still worked!

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