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“Very fun place to go !” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Town Dump

The Town Dump
6820 E Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek, AZ
480-488-9047
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Ranked #3 of 7 Shopping in Cave Creek
Type: Antique Shops, Shopping
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Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
“Very fun place to go !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This was a very eclectic collection of treasures! Great place to take out of town guests. Lots of Mexican pottery and yard items. We found the prices for most items very reasonable. I would have given it 5 stars, however we found the staff to be un-helpful and grumpy. (They were actually rude to a very elderly lady in need of a restroom). That aside, I loved poking through the vast collections there and found a very unique decoration for my pool area.

Visited January 2014
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West Chicago, Illinois
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“Spend an hour, a morning, or all day - SUPER”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

If you LOVE finding a treasure among tons of "stuff" spend your time here. No trip to Carefree/Cave Creek is complete without a visit to The Town Dump. It's been here for 35 years, at least, and never loses its appeal - wild, weird, fun, fun, fun.

Visited October 2013
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Phoenix, AZ
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“Eye Boggling! :)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This was a fun place to explore. In indoor store wasn't that interesting, but then we went outside and saw a sign that said "Malfunction Junction" and we went over to check it out. There are tons of things all over and the walls were painted with fun murals, including several when one could insert their face for a funny snapshot. I thought it was fun, although we didn't buy anything. I've seen several reviews mentioning rude and disinterested salespeople, but didn't have any interaction with them, which, I guess is an indicator since the folks in most of the other shops were offered friendly assistance. Just the same, it was fun!

Visited August 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Not very impressed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

Normally my husband and I seek out this type of attraction looking for a fun treasure of some kind. In this case, I would say the name really fits. Totally unimpressed with what we saw there.

Visited February 2013
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Victoria, Canada
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“A must do in Cave Creek”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Great place to see things from the odd to things you might just want to buy. Some great bargans and other antiques that are very expensive and hard to transport It seems they do "collect" junk and turn it into saleable items. Dont miss walking through even if you are not interested purchasing.

Visited February 2013
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