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The Best Antique Furniture Stores in Philadelphia

Living within sight of the Liberty Bell, a stroll away from Independence Hall or a few blocks down the street from the National Constitution Center might just inspire you to bring the same timeless aesthetic into your home. From 18th century American furniture to European and Asian antiques, Philadelphia has something to tickle the fancy of the would-be time traveler in all of us.

Architectural Antiques Exchange

With three floors and 30,000 square feet of antique and replica mantels, bars, doors, ironwork, furniture, stained glass, chandeliers and much more, Architectural Antiques is the go-to spot when it comes to furnishing a home with soaring ceilings and expansive, open living spaces. Philadelphia's history buffs and many of its restaurants are in love with this source of reclaimed treasures from French and Belgian castles, American mansions and historic saloons and pubs. Their vintage website is part of the charm, allowing you to browse a large portion of their inventory before you check out the store in Northern Liberties.

Anastacia's Antiques

Calling all Victorian lovers and Downton Abbey fans—Anastacia's Antiques is the place for you. Owners Scott Evans and Anastacia Fahnestock are deservedly lauded for their warm hospitality and personable customer service. Their selection is well-curated and suitably eclectic—making this an ideal location for both shopping and browsing. While you're in the area, give the wood-fired pies at Nomad Pizza a try.

Conversion

Old City's Conversion offers a little bit of everything—vintage artwork and decorative pieces, high-end contemporary Italian furniture, quality U.S.-crafted home goods and gifts and some of Philadelphia's best custom-made and reclaimed furniture. Browse Conversion's unique knick knacks, mull over their gallery of custom-made tables or solicit dedicated craftsman Dan Thompson’s help in finding just the antique counter or bar top you were looking for. 

Keys to the Attic

Step into Keys to the Attic and fall in love at first sight with owner Catherine Jennings' fabulous collection of artisan-made candles and soaps.  You may just find the perfect dining room set, floor-length mirror, antique kitchenware or fairytale bookshelf. Keys to the Attic is another location with an easily accessible online inventory, so there's no excuse for antique enthusiasts not to take a look at what they have to offer. 

Material Culture

Save Material Culture for light traffic days and you'll reach its East Falls location in no time. Once there, you'll immediately realize that the drive out of Center City was more than worthwhile. Antique store, auction house, museum, gallery, event space and even wedding venue, Material Culture has more to offer than you can do in a day and is a haven for anyone charmed by the Eastern aesthetic of Moroccan rugs, Turkish tapestries, Indian and Chinese decor or Japanese minimalism. Amid 60,000 square feet of treasures, something at Material Culture is bound to catch your eye.