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Uncommon Objects

Antique Shop and Thrift / Vintage Store
Bouldin Creek, Austin
  • Matt E.
    "Look @ the old photos."(3 Tips)
    "A huge eclectic mix of vintage furniture, trinkets and antlers."(2 Tips)
    Jaysyn L.
    "If time is of the essence to you do not bring your girlfriend here."(2 Tips)
    Katie M.
    "You'll want to take you're time perusing the booths for quirky finds"(3 Tips)
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  • antiques
  • vintage items
  • vintage furniture
  • jewelry
  • old photos
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  • Erik R.
    This place is amazing, full of antiques, bizarre heirlooms, & objects most likely cursed by some ancient cult. It's fun to browse such a weird collection, like walking inside one of those I Spy books!
  • Leggy V.
    Leggy VoodooSeptember 8, 2014
    Without a doubt my favourite store in Austin. It has the most exquisite collection of vintage jewellery and all kinds of bizarre collectables from all corners of the globe. It's a feast for the eyes!
  • Suprachibby
    SuprachibbyJuly 1, 2015
    So much cool stuff here it is overwhelming. Whoever said, "don't bring your girlfriend here because you will be there for hours," was right! Definitely a unique place!
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 17, 2012
    Vintage knick-knacks and antique jewelry! If you want antlers to hang on the wall, this is the place. Also, the old photos and postcards are a site to see!
  • Chaffro
    ChaffroSeptember 12, 2014
    A huge eclectic mix of vintage furniture, trinkets and antlers. It's certainly impressive and worth a look around alone but one can't help but feel that the prices have been enhanced by a tourist tax.
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurJune 13, 2015
    Such an interesting store. There's stuff everywhere! Look closely to find stuff hidden.I don't know if I'd buy anything here because some of the stuff is just overpriced, but definitely worth a visit.
  • Hudson Sutler
    Positioned in the South Congress Business District, anything and everything imaginable is here. Learn some history and treat your eyes. Read more
  • Jole P.
    Jole PDecember 27, 2015
    Really cool unique vintage items! Really anything you can imagine in an antique store all set really nicely
  • Max P.
    Max PetrucciMay 16, 2015
    Amazing place, one of the best antique places in the world. Amazing selection. Simple, smart things.
  • Erin L.
    Erin LindgrenFebruary 18, 2014
    You could spend weeks, WEEKS, looking all the objects in here. Where did they find that?, you will ask, or who would ever keep this thing?, or who would ever BUY it? Great for browsing.
  • Jaysyn L.
    Jaysyn LongoriaMay 17, 2010
    If time is of the essence to you do not bring your girlfriend here. They could spend all day in this place! I kid of course. Awesome collection of vintage goods with an ever changing lineup.
  • Joe Y.
    Joe YoungMarch 14, 2013
    I go to vintage shops, flea markets and antique stores across the country. Bar none, this is my absolute favorite.
  • Adam H.
    Adam HickeyDecember 28, 2014
    Best antique shop I've ever been to. A great mix of cool and quirky items.
  • McKenna O.
    McKenna OlsonMarch 12, 2013
    Seriously amazing vintage store. Incredibly curated and arranged by color. I wish we had one in NYC!
  • Mazanin F.
    Mazanin FMarch 1, 2015
    This is probably one of the weirdest places in Austin that you should visit! The name says it all!
  • Janet J.
    Janet JohnsonOctober 4, 2011
    One of the greatest antique/junk shops I have ever been to in my life. This is a must see when in Austin.
  • Lucky Magazine
    Lucky MagazineMarch 29, 2010
    The 30+ booths at this ingeniously curated antiques spot range from a carnival-inspired stand dedicated to vintage gaming paraphernalia to a cabin-like nook laden with uncommon Western collectibles. Read more
  • Christina
    ChristinaDecember 21, 2016
    Full of beautiful and odd trinkets. You could easily get lost in here!
  • Austin American-Statesman
    Austin American-StatesmanFebruary 27, 2012
    Looking for an antique chair? How about a mounted deer head? This store on South Congress Avenue is part antique, part funky boutique with a little flea market thrown in.
  • Charlotte W.
    Charlotte WillnerSeptember 3, 2014
    This pre-curated antique shop has an awesome selection, but the prices are top dollar.
  • Shop Across Texas
    Shop Across TexasOctober 7, 2011
    A Best Store in Town loaded with vintage finds, antiques and quirky odds and ends. Read more
  • Kyle E.
    Kyle ElrodJuly 24, 2013
    Everything is priced around 20 times what it should be. Cool stuff, though.
  • Drew B.
    Drew BennettNovember 20, 2009
    Every time you walk into this store you'll find something different. My favorite are any of the old mannequins and the jars of random stuff the sell. Great way to spend afternoon. Read more
  • Qate B.
    Qate BeanDecember 23, 2014
    Make sure to have plenty of time on your hands when you go in!
  • Erik R.
    I'm fairly certain this doll walks around and causes mischief at night, maybe don't leave sharp objects near it...😧👻
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuApril 10, 2016
    One of the coolest, scariest, and most interesting knick knack stores ever.
  • Isabel A.
    Wow, this is a trully amazing place to explore.
  • Benjamin K.
    Benjamin KintnerMarch 20, 2016
    Like no other store in America. Always visit when in Austin.
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BelousekOctober 19, 2011
    Saw a guy try to cheap them out on the listed price and get thrown out. So I would say, just expect to pay the price as listed
  • Katie M.
    Katie MNovember 10, 2012
    You'll want to take you're time perusing the booths for quirky finds
  • Stacey
    StaceySeptember 5, 2010
    Have to admit, the old-stuff shopping in OK and NC is better, cheaper, and more of adventure... but this is a good stand-in.
  • Rachel G.
    Rachel GagnonAugust 22, 2014
    My favorite store in Austin! Could wander around for hours.
  • John B.
    John BoothAugust 15, 2016
    Cool shop off SoCo, bring a friend to keep your spending on nicknacks in check!
  • Rob R.
    Rob ReillyAugust 17
    is there a chance for me to set up my vending booth here? i see random weird cool things =] check it out
  • Danielle P.
    Danielle PJanuary 3, 2016
    Make sure to check out the old photos! They're crazy cool
  • Didi U.
    Didi UPAugust 24, 2016
    Unexpected things, very interesting, loved it !!!
  • Jon B.
    Jon BOctober 6, 2014
    It's a vexilloligist's dream. Don't be afraid to negotiate on price.
  • Angela S.
    Angela SkeesJuly 20, 2014
    A little overpriced, but some really interesting pieces and items.
  • Jamie F.
    Jamie FreedmanOctober 25, 2013
    Can you find these sad carrots?
  • B W.
    B WAugust 8
    So cool. Go to spot for shopping on SOCO.
  • Russell H.
    Russell HirschornMarch 4, 2016
    A bit pricey, but the name is well justified
  • Allison S.
    Allison SmithJanuary 11, 2010
    If you find something here you want, you had better get it! It won't be there the next time you stop by!
  • Caroline G.
    Caroline GMarch 14, 2012
    Check out the unusual occasion cards FTW.
  • Shadi
    ShadiDecember 13, 2015
    What a great vintage shop
  • Michael T.
    Michael TurnerApril 10, 2015
    Full of so many cool things!
  • GOOD
    GOODMarch 4, 2010
    An impressive selection of antique wares, this collection of sellers offers the ultimate in reuse. Read more
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalMarch 16, 2015
    Make sure to look under tables n things for stuff that is hidden away... Things are everywhere !
  • Jamie F.
    Jamie FreedmanOctober 25, 2013
    This place is full of the most fascinating things!
  • Lisa M.
    Lisa MarkusonMarch 23, 2016
    your jaw drops in awe / this charming antique mecca / is a must-to-see
  • Lynn Quinowski S.
    Lynn Quinowski StroudMarch 24, 2014
    Lots of cool vintage objects
  • Roz T.
    Roz ThomasNovember 8, 2014
    So many wonderful curios.
  • Gadling
    GadlingMay 3, 2010
    It's like a crazy carnival of vintage stuff. Spend hours in here browsing and then cross Congress to grab a treat at Hey Cupcake.
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 15, 2012
    Find all your horror movie props here!
  • Jenn M.
    Jenn MMarch 26, 2015
    So many things to look at!
  • Matt S.
    Matt SnyderSeptember 30, 2012
    Rude. Dogs walking around in store and we get a hard time about a stroller and kids. Never spend a dime in there.
  • John V.
    John VoegtlinNovember 18, 2012
    Outside "rooms" organized by color!
  • Clay C.
    Clay ChastainDecember 30, 2011
    Some seriously... Uncommon objects. Wow, guess they got the name right.
  • Laura L.
    Laura LennonApril 7, 2014
    antique shop
  • Brittany F.
    Brittany FallonJune 8, 2013
    This place is great!
  • Andy A.
    Andy AupperleOctober 2, 2011
    An over priced garage sale.
  • Paul D.
    Paul D ❤️January 5, 2013
    They don't like you taking photos in here. 
  • Matt E.
    Matt EngJuly 5, 2010
    Look @ the old photos. They're cool and creepy.
  • Zac S.
    Zac SniderJanuary 2, 2013
    A bunch of weird shit.
  • Hipster Travel Blog - Travels of Adam
    Expensive junk.
  • Felicia G.
    Felicia GreenwaldSeptember 3, 2011
    Such baller antiques. Best antique store ever!
  • Brandon C.
    Brandon CondictSeptember 16, 2010
    Deze plek is geweldig Read more
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