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Address: 1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA
Phone Number:
+1 206-682-5844
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Description:

Not just tourist trinkets but, for starters, shrunken heads and pigs with...

Not just tourist trinkets but, for starters, shrunken heads and pigs with three tails this curiosity shop is sure to whet your curiosity for the bizarre.

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A Seattle gem

I always bring people here. It's a souvenir shop/ museum. Bring quarters and play all of the things you can, grab some fudge, and check out the mummies. A great place to pop in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Tanisha B
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Vancouver
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Vancouver
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27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I always bring people here. It's a souvenir shop/ museum. Bring quarters and play all of the things you can, grab some fudge, and check out the mummies. A great place to pop in when your in the area!

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Thank Tanisha B
Richmond, Virginia
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw Ye Olde Curiosity Shop on a list of "hidden gems in Seattle" and expected a shop with unique offerings. There are neat things to look at, somewhat Ripley's Believe It or Not-esque, but outside of that, it was just a tourist shop. Nothing too special. I was disappointed to have made such an effort to go.

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Thank Amanda C
Auburn, United States
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37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

There is nothing quite like a slow walk through Ye Olde Curiosity Shop along the pier in Seattle, Washington. Every visit is such an interesting experience that you want to take a slow walk and really pay attention to all the details this shop has to offer. My father used to take use kids in this place when we were... More 

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Thank Nita D
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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201 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This store is as creepy as it is fun. It's something that you just have to see. Once is enough! Our teen daughter had a really good time and we even managed a few items to take home!

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2 Thank Gina M
Seattle, Washington
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603 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Curiosity is the bye word here. They are a tourist store for sure that is not to be missed. Its fun for locals also. Located on the water front its a fun distraction with a lot of the unusual. It is worth the visit!

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1 Thank ebcnaz
Portland, Oregon
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stopped by and as always the displays of oddities does not disappoint! this time they have even more shrunken heads and it must be the biggest collection in the USA. Some really amazing things in this shop!

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1 Thank Chad G
Manhattan Beach, CA
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302 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I was born in Seattle and remember vividly my first visit to the Shop at about the age 7 years--it is embedded in my mind. The Shop established in 1899 contained all kinds of oddities from around the world--many more than 100 years old and illegal if collected today (they are antiques and therefore legal). Located on the Seattle Waterfront... More 

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1 Thank BobWE
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268 reviews
101 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

I know this place isn't what it used to be. But is is still worth a walk through to see the different things inside. I have at times thought of this as a free and tacky carnival museum. Don't have high expectations and you'll enjoy the store.

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oregon
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319 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

In Seattle, my friends and I were looking at the waterfront. I wanted a water bottle and went into Ye Olde Curiosity Shop to get one. While in the store, I saw displays of taxidermied animals in cases. One display held a two headed calf. In addition to the odd displays, there were souvenirs of all kinds stuffed everywhere. This... More 

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Thank nkwins
Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The store was dirty, crowded, smelled off and made me itchy!!! Items were things you could find at any dollar store and not worth the prices. My advice is to avoid this store.

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