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Address: 1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA 98104-1028
Phone Number: +1 206-682-5844
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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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Really cool and interesting displays

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
Chad G
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Portland, Oregon
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank Gina M
Seattle, Washington
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522 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Portland, Oregon
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60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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Thank Chad G
Manhattan Beach, CA
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295 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 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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Thank BobWE
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255 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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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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 11 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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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This located on the water front so if you there it is great stop for fun, not as a main point of your destination, my kids 11 and 8 where interested but mostly the 8 years old. T is really big souvenir shop with some very old , some original items as a decoration display only items that bring kids... More 

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Thank Worldaround2015
Washington
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit here but if you are in the area along the Seattle Waterfront it's worth a stroll through.

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Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We expected this to have cool different stuff but it was the same souvenirs that you get anywhere. My sons, ages 13 and 10 were disappointed.

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