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The Evolution Store

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Even if you can't imagine it, doesn't mean they don't sell it.

It is always fun to go to the mountain of unusual objects. Almost ANYTHING. I am sent a regular... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Miriahm D
Boulder, Colorado
Intensely cool...

You with be left speechless and unable to focus due to the overwhelmingly fun yet science-y items... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
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The Evolution Store brings the wonders of the natural world to urban environments, enabling our customers to create meaningful, lasting connections with strange and beautiful objects, shared with them by curious people. Every day at Evolution begins...more
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687 Broadway, New York City, NY 10012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always fun to go to the mountain of unusual objects. Almost ANYTHING. I am sent a regular catalogue to remind me if there's any oddity I may need. Little delicate bones, jaws,fingers, I like those and the fun of looking around this store's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miriahm D
Reviewed November 13, 2018

You with be left speechless and unable to focus due to the overwhelmingly fun yet science-y items found within! Skull casts of large mammals and reptiles are intersperse throughout the shop, and do not let the taxidermy items startle you. Behind the counter, be sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KiaOraMahalo
Reviewed September 21, 2018

If you are in NYC this is the must go place! Cool exhibits, a lot of strange things to buy, great costumer service gives this place, in my opinion, a "unique place in NY" reward. P.S. If you are "random security check person" just like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank svitlabaja
Reviewed September 5, 2018

stumbled upon this shop by sheer accident and it was one of my favourites finds in NY. full of all sorts of stuff (most that I wouldn't be able to get through customs :( ). But awesome none the less!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Minky C
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I have never seen such a unique store. Even if you have no intention of buying anything, you should visit because it's like a museum in itself. I'm a collector of bones, fossils, etc., so this was the perfect place for me (and I spent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kelsey J
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We came down to the city to hid a few stores that sold unusual items. This was the best. An amazing collection of strange and unusual items from crystal to space rocks and bugs to skeletons. Lots of great fossils and unusual sea shells to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yumabatguano
Reviewed February 26, 2018

My wife is a high school science teacher, and loved this place. There is a lot of variety of things here, but the prices are very high.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ken j
Reviewed January 16, 2018

Killing time before meeting at NYU and saw this most unusual shop on Broadway-What a neat collection of slightly (and some very) creepy stuff! Also, some very interesting merchandise-gems, minerals, skeletons, butterfly wings, raccoon penis bones, eyeballs, globes, dinosaur and fish fossils...ranging in price from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank intinerant
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

There are many items here that you could take back home for a neat souviner. Crystals, shark teeth, necklaces, butterfly wings, etc.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 976katherineh
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a quirky store selling taxidermy, crystals, skeletons, and other curios at every price point from just a few dollars to $1000s! Well worth a visit to pick up an unusual gift.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JRobertsBowie
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