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Address: 630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504 523 5660
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Description: M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for 100 years...
M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for 100 years, earning the trust of discerning antiques collectors worldwide. Our 30,000 square foot gallery literally overflows with remarkable collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and, of course, exceptional 18th-and 19th-century antiques, and our highly trained staff of sales associates, research associates and support personnel are second to none. Our primary mission is to provide our customers with an unparalleled antiques shopping experience. So, whether you are looking for a rare diamond, a Paul Revere sterling bowl or a painting by Renoir, you are likely to find it here, at M.S. Rau Antiques.
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A Sideways Slice of History

Walking into M.S. Rau Antiques, you'll feel like you've been transported back in time to different places and different cultures. The shop is a stunning array of artifacts from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Albany, NY
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Albany, NY
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106 reviews 106 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Walking into M.S. Rau Antiques, you'll feel like you've been transported back in time to different places and different cultures. The shop is a stunning array of artifacts from all over the world. Look closely in the cases and on all the shelves. You'll feel like you're in a museum of historic randomness. Really lovely place.

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Troy, MI
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173 reviews 173 reviews
40 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A wonderful place for collectors or to "window shop" if you aren't rich enough to be a collector. Some really beautiful and unusual items and the staff was very nice to us even though we were clearly "just browsing".

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Lots of expensive things. But fun to go in and see. Always stop by just to look. Worth it. Jewelry is amazing. Don't pass up.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is an internationally renown antique and art dealer. They currently have art by Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, and Rockwell. The staff is very friendly and happy to answer any questions you have. If you have a group, they will do tours, time permitting.

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Missouri
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I agree totally with all the good reviews! I thought Wedgewood was blue, guess that sums up my knowledge of art. We spent a couple of hours browsing the amazing chandeliers, sparkling silver, firearms, gorgeous sculptures. There is bound to be something you will love in this store, whether you can afford it or not.

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Conroe, TX
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121 reviews 121 reviews
24 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Whether you visit to buy or just visit to brouse the museum quality pieces, you will love this shop. They have everything from jewelry to pool/billiards tables. They have wonderful collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass, Moser glass and Wedgewood glass. Lots of wonderful antique furniture, dueling pistols and swords and knives. All in all, as good as any museum.... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I love this store! M.S. Rau is a world class antique store that would be at home in New York, San Francisco, London or Paris. It's that nice! The staff are amazing, knowledgeable and super friendly even if you're just browsing. If you are strolling in the French Quarter, stop by and visit this wonderful establishment. You will adore it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is like a museum, but everything is for sale. Do you want a Van Gogh, they have it. Do you want a Renoir, it is also there and for sale. Just great to go and look.

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Calgary, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
78 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This is a real store but it's like a museum. Items do actually sell and change out. It's amazing what you can find here. Worth the stop. Probably about a 30 mintue stop.

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

As an artist, I am always interested in experiences that are off the wall and word of mouth. I love local art, antiquities and shops that hold items that are one of a kind. This place did not disappoint. I knew I was in for a special treat when we walked through the door. We were accepted in, enter by... More 

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