Albuquerque is Home to Great Antique Collecting

Antique collecting can certainly be an addiction, but a good one. People who live in Albuquerque already know that the best antiques in the Southwest can be found here.  You’ll definitely feel at home if you love antiques and are thinking about buying a home in Albuquerque. The downtown area is filled with all sorts of shops to find treasures from the past, no matter what your taste is.  Like they say, “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” which is a truth you’ll discover as you peruse the antique stores of Albuquerque.  Here’s a few of the better antique stores to get you started on your journey back in time.

Antique Specialty Mall

With nearly 50 dealers covering an area of over 18,000 sq feet, you’ll find plenty of treasures spanning over 200 years of history. You’ll definitely need to make sure you have enough time to spend at this one-stop antique shop.

Antiques & Things

Another great antique mall in Albuquerque, with 75 vendors in 15,000 sq feet. They feature a wide range of collectables and fine furniture, along with jewelry, clothing, Western and Native American goods, toys, art, and more.  Plus they’re located in an historic Five & Dime with the original oak floors and old cases, just to add more historic flavor to your antique shopping.

Cowboys & Indians Antiques

If you’re looking for antique Native American and Western art, then Cowboys & Indians Antiques is where you need to go. You’ll find items from many of the best-known antique dealers in the nation. Located on Route 66, it’s the perfect setting for your western antique shopping spree, or just to browse and enjoy the amazing pieces.

Old Town Antiques

This antique shop features a bit of everything. The vibe is both museum and retail store.  You’ll find an eclectic mix of items including antique Indian art, jewelry, pottery, antique art, early science, and much more.

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