Search and shop for something truly unique at these charming vintage shops in Hobart!
An antique store is an oasis for all things old and new. It’s a place where treasures come in all shapes and sizes, whether they are preloved or something that has never been used. Charming and exciting, there’s nothing better than wandering through rows of antique shops searching for a gem that will be forever loved.
So if you love to search and shop, be sure to browse your way through our list of the best antique stores in Hobart!
Antiques To Retro
If you love the look and feel of the 60’s, then you’ll love Antiques to Retro. Hanging off Bathurst Street, this antique shop in Hobart sources and sells everything from ready to hang art to lighting, clothing, homewares, vinyl’s and exquisite glassware, pottery and ceramics. Led by helpful and must we add knowledgeable staff, Antiques To Retro is the perfect oasis for shopping all things vintage in Hobart. Be sure to pop in, even if it is just for a browse!
Embracing the motto “every piece has a story to tell”, Archive Antiques is an oasis for all things old and new. Conveniently located in the heart of Hobart’s oldest suburb on New Town Road, this former Post Office Stores building is now the home to all types of antiques, books and collectibles. Perfect for those who love to browse for hours on end, Archive Antiques welcomes everyone from collectors to shoppers and even sellers! Established in 2008 by owner Carl, Archive Antiques is one of the longest operating antique dealers in Hobart with over 35 years’ experience.
Nestled within the streets of Battery Point is one of the best antique stores in Hobart, Kookaburra Antiques. Upon arrival guests are welcomed by the sight of their gorgeous bay window that’s adorned with gold coloured insignia and a rotating selection of antique goods on display. Established in 1991, for the past 32 years Kookaburra Antiques has been a go-to for locals browsing through the shops selection of antique jewellery and nick-nacks. Previously residing just a few doors up, the shop, the team and the items that fill their walls are just as delightful and charismatic as one another.
Lauder and Howard
Stepping inside Lauder and Howard, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped back in time. Preserved, punctual and incredibly picture-perfect, this antique store on Hobart’s Campbell Street specialises in the collecting and selling of fine art and antiques. Established over 40 years ago by experienced and passionate antique dealers, Les Lauder and Mark Howard, Lauder and Howard continues to this day to be one of the best antique stores for all things quality. A must visit this year!
Scotty's on Argyle
With everything from bedroom furniture to decorative homewares, books, memorabilia and collectibles, after one visit you’ll soon realise why Scotty’s on Argyle is considered as one of the best antique shops in Hobart. Tucked away in North Hobart, Scotty’s on Argyle is renowned by locals for their impressive collection, interesting stories and, most importantly, professional service. An abode for all things quirky and unique, Scotty’s on Argyle is a haven for lovers of all things truly vintage.