Where to Buy Antiques in Toowoomba

whether you’re decorating or looking for a gift

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going antiquing is fun even when you’re not really looking for something or can’t afford anything anyway.

We have a great selection of antique dealers in Toowoomba, varying from the very high-end to bric-a-brac perfect for weekend DIY projects. So whether you’re looking for a unique gift, a bedside table or a new dining table that fits 20, there’s something for everyone. Just a note – we always find it best to call ahead to make sure an antiques store is open. Hours definitely tend to vary!

Grab a coffee to go, and start exploring.

 
 

 
 

range antiques

The source for premium antiques in Toowoomba, Range Antiques is not the place to hunt a bargain or DIY project, but if you’re in the market for a vintage engagement ring or a French oak dining table, you’ll love the treasures to be found here. The couple who owns this store travel to Europe twice a year to source new pieces, which is kind of the dream tbh…

Read the full listing here.

lancaster’s antiques

If you’re on the hunt for a larger piece of furniture, such as a table or a bed frame, Lancaster’s is a great place to start. There is also a selection of vintage clothes and accessories, as well as jewellery, silverware and other odds and ends.

Lancaster’s is on Railway Street, so it’s the perfect Saturday morning plan – antiques and brunch at Ortem.

Where: 3 Railway Street, City
When: 10.00am – 5.00pm

aussie antiques

The shelves here are packed to the rafters with bric brac – enamels pots, glass bottles, copper teapots and ceramics. There’s some furniture too, such as desks, book cases and bedside tables, but you’ll probably have to dig it out. Come for the base of a weekend DIY project.

Aussie Antiques is owned by Bob, who has been there for almost 20 years. And if you’ve ever admired the tables at Ground Up, you have Bob to thank – he made them!

Where: 134 Campbell Street (near The Spotted Cow)
When: Mon-Sat: 9.00am – 5.00pm

searcher’s end

This huge warehouse will set you back hours. More known for secondhand goods than proper antiques, it’s still very much worth a look. As well as a beautiful copper vase, we found an as-new saucepan that retails for over $300! There’s furniture and white goods, as well as memorabilia, bric brac and jewellery.

Where: 228 North Street, Harlaxton (kind of near the RSCPA)
When: Mon-Fri: 9.00am – 5.00pm. Sat: 9.00am – 3.00pm. Sun: 10am – 2.00pm

northside emporium

Another store more about secondhand than antiques, it’s still worth popping into if you’re looking for unique gifts and homewares. We found some beautiful cut crystal glasses, as well as some paintings and Batman memorabilia (whatever floats your boat).

Where: 202 North Street (near Northpoint Shopping Centre)
When: Mon-Fri: 8.30am – 5.00pm. Sat: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Salts Antiques

If you’re willing to make a day out of it, drive out to Salts Antiques in Crows Nest for a huge warehouse full of antiques and vintage bric brac. Look out for the huge sales that come up every now and then when they get a new shipment in.

Where: 1 Thallon Street, Crows Nest
When: Thurs-Sun: 9.00am – 4.00pm

Cyrano maison de france

While you’re out visiting Salt Antiques, stop by Cyrano Maison de France, which is an antiques shop tucked away from the main street on a residential block. The quality here is stunning, with French antiques restored to perfection, as well as gifts, textiles and art.

Where: 5 Evans Rd, Cabarlah
When:
Wed-Sun: 10.00am – 4.00pm. Mon-Tues by appointment.

 

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