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.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 114 W State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone Number: +1 610-444-8484
Website
Today
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description:

The Mushroom Cap featuring Fresh Mushrooms, Gourmet Mushroom Food Products,...

The Mushroom Cap featuring Fresh Mushrooms, Gourmet Mushroom Food Products, Gifts, Souvenirs, Collectibles and more.......See the original mushroom museum pieces from Phillips Mushroom Museum and/or watch a 13 minute video about the mushroom industry, Is Kennett Square really the Mushroom Capital of the World? Mushroom Festival Headquarters is here too! We eat, live and breathe mushrooms here and have fun all the while...........Tasting Snack 'n Shrooms(R) (a product developed at The Mushroom Cap) or Black Truffle w/ Olive Oil or Porcini & Rosemary flavored potato chips is a must.................Anyone for mushroom mustard? We are a stop on the Taste Kennett Food Tours on Sundays (beginning April 19th this year) too. Almost forgot to mention......The best kept secret "under" The Mushroom Cap is The Growing Tree Toy Shop. Hope to see you soon!

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 65 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Very friendly

We had a lovely experience here. The lady was delightful and showed great interest in us - where we're from, where we're heading next etc. The shop has so many wonderful unique... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CaptainDavidBurton
,
Eastbourne
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 64: English reviews
Williamsburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in here while walking around downtown. The store is very cute, with a brief exhibit on mushrooms in the local area. Very nice staff.

Helpful?
Thank Vanessa E
Eastbourne
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely experience here. The lady was delightful and showed great interest in us - where we're from, where we're heading next etc. The shop has so many wonderful unique gifts. Plenty of mushroom gifts, and lots more too. If you're in the area, pop in and say hello. Oh, and look around the shop for that special... More 

Helpful?
Thank CaptainDavidBurton
East Sussex UK
Level Contributor
32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wanted some souvenirs of our visit to the mushroom capital of the world, and this was the best place we found. Some lovely gifts to be had here, and if you like mushrooms there are some delicious and unique food items. Kathi the owner was excellent as well, giving us samples to taste and packing our purchases well. Great... More 

Helpful?
Thank PJ-n-DJ
Rock Hill, New York
Level Contributor
36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually went to the mushroom drop on New Years Eve. Thought it would be interesting. It was extremely cold and we snuck into this store to warm up. It is open late to accommodate those who attend the yearly event. The sold a lot of "mushroom-themed" merchandise including the large coffee mug we bought as a gift. If you... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Jesita66
Pa
Level Contributor
212 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With mushrooms being so important to the local economy, this place serves as a nice stepping off point to the economy and goods of the area. Worth dropping by to see the clever things that can be done with mushrooms.

Helpful?
1 Thank travelguyPa
Fairfax Station, Virginia
Level Contributor
150 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

What a quirky place-- very friendly--quirky history about mushroom growing-- lots of stuff to buy mushroom oriented. They have fresh mushrooms--many varieties-- I picked four and they weighed them and boxed them to go. Very nice. Got an apron that said Shitake Happens. Ha!

Helpful?
1 Thank Terese C
Churchville
Level Contributor
60 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This is a small place but it is packed full of mushroom "stuff". If you are looking for a gift for a mushroom lover, you will definitely find it here. The little main street on which it is located has lots of small shops and boutique restaurants and cafes so its worth a stop if you also like to walk... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank asset1202
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

I myself have not visit it, but I soon will. I do love mushrooms on just about anything even lobster. My wife visit there/here back in the 80's and I'm sure nothing much changed only up dated. Sorry that I couldn't give a more definitive explanation.

Helpful?
1 Thank Dan T
Level Contributor
67 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

I came in right before closing and was welcomed in! The owner was lovely and very informative. Great selection of all things mushroom. I picked up a soup mix that I'm excited to try. I would certainly go back. It's on a street with a number of boutiques. Go!

Helpful?
1 Thank Ahahn063
pa
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you want to learn about mushrooms, find mushrooms, grow mushrooms at home, find unique mushroom themed gifts, this is your place. Nifty little shop.

Helpful?
1 Thank badkittyPa

Travelers who viewed The Mushroom Cap also viewed

 

Been to The Mushroom Cap? 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 Mushroom Cap staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?