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Nickels Arcade is an enclosed passageway then ruins from Maynard to State Street. It has many... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Linda F
Ann Arbor, Michigan
A nice variety of stores and a pretty setting

We explored several different stores including an antique store and an arts store (Caravan Shop... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Los Angeles, California
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326 S State St, North University and State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2412
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Nickels Arcade is an enclosed passageway then ruins from Maynard to State Street. It has many quaint little shops. Right on the University of Michigan Campus. Campus favorite and it has been there forever.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We explored several different stores including an antique store and an arts store (Caravan Shop) that had some of the finest hand work I've seen. A nice place to wander if you're out exploring the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

I never get tired of strolling though Nickels Arcade. In the winter it is a place to window shop while getting out of the cold in summer a bit of a reprise from the hustle and bustle on the sidewal, Shops are always well displayed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank A Brian C
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I have only ever seen traditional 'arcades' in Europe so this was a fun surprise in little Ann Arbor. There are some unique shops in the arcade- including a combo tobacconist and barber, old clothing store that's been around for a while, floral shop, antique...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

This skylight-covered mini-mall is a fixture of State Street where it runs by the University of Michigan campus. Home of a number of specialty shops (including a place that fixed what we thought was a hopelessly damaged piece of art) and a superb coffee shop...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

When Main street is almost totally filled with restaurants, you can still experience a mix of locally owned stores - clothing, shoes, antiques, framing, computer repair, etc. in the arcade. Worth a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fenmen
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I accidentally came across it when I visited Ann Arbor with a friend. Its a cute little arcade with some of the shops as old as 100 years. Its quite interesting and has specialty shops which sell antiques, coffee shops, etc.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank hiral h
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This enclosed retail corridor is totally unexpected. Never imagined that someone would have thought to have this feature in a small place like Ann Arbor. Some interesting shops and located on the edge of the university campus.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is a treasured local landmark offering great photo opps and awesome acoustics. Try singing as you walk through, the sound will reverberate in beautiful ways.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank DawndotEarth
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This old covered passageway has some interesting stores and adds a lot of character to downtown Ann Arbor.Also a great shelter in rainy weather ..

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank delidog
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Linda R
29 September 2018|
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Response from AnnArborMiBob | Reviewed this property |
If it is very large, I would not try it. I do park there semi-regularly, and the turns are tight in places.