We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Curiosity Shop

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 50 Canal Street, Suite 6, Graniteville, SC 29829
Phone Number: 803-392-7002
Improve this listing

From the British Isles and Beyond . . . Since 1998! The CURIOSITY Shop...

From the British Isles and Beyond . . . Since 1998! The CURIOSITY Shop is the largest British Isles import store in the Southeast at 8000 sq feet. We carry a full range of items imported from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Books, Jewellery, Clothing, Tartans, Toys, and food items, that while staples in the UK, are difficult to obtain the the US. Our selection of souveniers is the best you will find.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 7 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
A little England in SC

Unique shop in downtown Aiken. If you have ever been to england you will be amazed to find your favorite items here in Aiken, SC.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Add Photo Write a Review

7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Unique shop in downtown Aiken. If you have ever been to england you will be amazed to find your favorite items here in Aiken, SC.

Thank Mandy0324
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have went to the store a few times, each at a different location. We have not yet visited the Graniteville location. We loved going there, and they have lots of neat and different items to see and purchase.

Thank phoenixls2
Graniteville, South Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just be advised that the Aiken store is now closed. The new address is: 50 Canal Street Suite 6 Graniteville, South Carolina 29829. It's in the middle of nowhere, but the store is much bigger and I'm sure the rent is cheaper. My wife and brother-in-law went recently and everything they brought to the counter rung up with a higher... More 

3 Thank Dave B
Aiken, South Carolina
Level Contributor
131 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

It is now in two locations. We prefer the Graniteville one. It is easier to park and I am sure a boon to the town. The tea is still good and the service much quicker!

Thank Kelly S
Lancaster, South Carolina
Level Contributor
207 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We stopped vased on the reviews but were a bit disappointed. The downstairs in primarily a lunch cafe and food store. The shelves were not full and found items past their "best if used by date". Prices were high for the same items we have seen elsewhere. Upstairs is the gift shop. Has a lot of books, a children's section,... More 

2 Thank MBNick
Augusta, Georgia, United States
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Found this gem of a store/restaurant on a recent trip to quaint downtown Aiken. We love tea and scones and theirs compares with the tea that we have had in England and at the Ritz Carleton hotel in Ireland! Great sandwiches and the store is so fun to browse with many unique and hard to find items. Great atmosphere and... More 

Thank travelingninjas
North Augusta, South Carolina
Level Contributor
68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

If you are as interested in your Irish and/or Scottish heritage as I am, then Curiosity Shop will likely do the same for you. Even if this does not apply to you, I recommend at least one visit for the opportunity to experience somewhere different, and a variety of objects to browse through. You can visit their website and "shop... More 

Thank tiw0000000092

Been to The Curiosity Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Curiosity Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?