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Address: 104 East Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101
Phone Number: 563-382-8786
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A diamond in the city of Norwegians

Agora Arts is just what Decorah needs. Artsy and wonderfully unique. Great selection of things you may want for yourself or as gifts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Cresco, Iowa
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Cresco, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Agora Arts is just what Decorah needs. Artsy and wonderfully unique. Great selection of things you may want for yourself or as gifts.

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Thank Kim S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This shop is lovely. It has interesting art from the area and beyond. It has lots of fun and funky jewelry that is both unique and affordable. We purchased a wedding gift that day and got great service and recommendations. Stop in and feast your eyes and indulge yourself or a friend with a unique gift!

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I stop here every time I have reason to take my daughter back and forth to Luther College. They have a great selection of handmade items - furniture, pottery, earrings, and more. I almost always leave with a pair of unique earrings, and occasionally a piece of pottery for a gift.

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

They always have so many fun things to look at! This time we bought several items, including one very large piece. The owner (I assume) helped wrap it up with a lot of bubble wrap and made sure it was safely put in our vehicle. It made it home (across country) just fine! We always shop here!

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Iowa City, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Lots of Story People items by Brian Andreas. Plus pottery, jewelry and a helpful staff person. Liked the variety, location and support of local artists.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

With a combination of the art of about (50) artists from painting, pottery, jewelry, sculptures, glass, and so much more you have to check this place out! Upscale. Friendly owner and staff. Unusual, high end pieces. We wanted almost everything! :)

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Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a very unique store with jewelry, prints, hand made and painted furniture, Story People prints and more. It is a bit pricey but inexpensive gifts are also available. The merchandise is so unique and very unusual and you will not be disappointed.

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Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This is not "just another" gifty store with the usual array of "stuff" some owner loads up on at a wholesaler. Many original pieces, the "Story People" collection, fun items of all kinds. We bought an artist's rendering of a moose head that we had coveted for several years before we "bit the bullet" and bought it. Its now one... More 

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Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I live in Decorah, and this is one of my favorite spots for unique gifts. It's also a favorite for family and friends who come to visit; no visit is complete until they've gone to Agora!

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Ossian, Iowa, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Loved the unique selection of locally crafted art and gifts! Ranging from sculptures to jewelry beads. The items are a bit pricey, but some things get your attention with their rarity and you can't pass them up. And Hey! who doesn't want to support local art?

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