Massachusetts is where our country got its start, and this fact is reflected in the antiques you can find on Cape Cod. Discover intricate quilts that were originally created for function, but with a beauty so unique, you may want to hang them on your wall as a piece of art. Colorful wooden toys hand carved for a Cape Cod child’s enjoyment still retaining faded remnants of once bright paint. Even kitchen utensils the pilgrims used daily to create simple, yet hearty meals for their family’s continued sustenance are available for purchase.
Every step further into the recesses of our simple Cape Cod antique stores offers a new treasure and a new insight into how our forefathers lived, giving you the opportunity to bring a piece of history home! Here’s a list of some of our favorite places to find antiques on Cape Cod—happy shopping!
Wisteria Antiques, Brewster
Housed in a lovingly restored, lavender painted Victorian house that was once a sea captain’s home, the beauty of its surroundings enhances the shopping experience! Filled with tiny trinkets—antique perfume bottles, costume jewelry, paperweights—as well as larger treasures such as Limoges china, Venetian glass mirrors, stemware, and Victorian furniture, Wisteria Antiques on Cape Cod should not be overlooked!
Windsong Antiques, Harwich Port
This charming shop is filled to the brim with everything historical and offers a true glimpse into our country’s history. We especially enjoy spending time flipping through the postcards of years past sold here! Find early American furniture, blown glass, antique jewelry, and the aforementioned postcards when you visit.
Antiques Center of Yarmouth, Yarmouth
The distinctive columns and brick red paint colors of the Antiques Center of Yarmouth hint at the treasures inside. Make sure to put aside a couple of hours for a visit to this fantastic antique plaza to browse through their porcelain dolls, ancient apothecary tables, library card catalogs, glassware, sea paintings, copper lights and more!
Sandwich Antiques Center, Sandwich
This amazing metropolis of Cape Cod antiques has been voted Cape Cod’s Best Antique Store for over 11 years and counting! Featuring over 100 vendors selling collectibles of all genres and generations, the plethora of goodies is ever changing, meaning you should probably plan on a couple of trips to ensure you see it all!
Antiques Center of Cape Cod, Dennis
With it’s incredible collection of trinkets, furniture, quilts, boxes, paintings, and other American antiques you won’t be able to live without, the Antiques Center of Cape Cod located on the historic Route 6A in Dennis is a great place to shop when you want to find a truly unique souvenir!
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