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Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

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1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA 98104-1028
+1 206-682-5844
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If you are on the waterfront in Seattle, don't miss this place.

I've been going to the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop since 1962 when I came to Seattle from my home, at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Terry M
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Seattle, Washington
Free and interesting

There are so many quirky things in this shop. We love to wander through and look closely at some... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
burnsie93
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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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Not just tourist trinkets but, for starters, shrunken heads and pigs with three tails this curiosity shop is sure to whet your curiosity for the bizarre.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“shrunken heads” (36 reviews)
“quirky things” (3 reviews)
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1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA 98104-1028
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+1 206-682-5844
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"shrunken heads"
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"two headed calf"
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"quirky things"
in 3 reviews
"for sale"
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"penny machines"
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"fortune teller"
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"souvenir stuff"
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"seattle waterfront"
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"unique items"
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"on display"
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"neat things"
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"typical tourist"
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"fun stop"
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"pike's place"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop since 1962 when I came to Seattle from my home, at that time, in North Dakota, to see the Seattle Worlds Fair. I still find it interesting. I hardly ever buy anything when I'm there, but...More

Thank Terry M
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

There are so many quirky things in this shop. We love to wander through and look closely at some of the oddities. The mummies are especially cool.

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

All the unique things you'd find at a believe or not museum, but free. A little bit of everything. Most definitely worth the visit on the Seattle waterfront.

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Reviewed February 25, 2018

While we enjoyed the curiosities the items for purchase were not that great. But it was worth a visit - you feel a bit like you are stepping back in time. It was a stop along our walk - but I would not have gone...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018

How often to you get to see real shrunken heads? Or authentic mummies? Don't walk by the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop. Yes, this store is unique and great for all ages! My aunt was along with us when we recently visited this gift shop and...More

Thank Mamaw58
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

This shop is located near Ivars on Pier 54. We strolled here from Pike Place Market. This shop is a definite must see. They have lots of cool odd items. It takes a while to properly browse because of the large inventory. I was looking...More

Thank Elsie M
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

I found this on Trip Advisor and we made it a definite trip on our list. We really enjoyed this place. My Son and I looked around and saw the Totems, shrunken heads, homemade fudge, and all the little gifts and art for purchase. We...More

Thank Monica1124
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

The shop was pretty typical for a souvenir shop but the smell was awful. They sold ice cream but I couldn’t even think about it with the horrible smell. The place really needs a deep cleaning. Avoid if possible.

Thank Mrstrader
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

We were so looking forward to visiting having seen all the youtube videos of other visitors experience. The quirky and fascinating oddities that fill the rafters are from a time when folk believed in sideshow gaffs and weird exhibits that somehow might be real! The...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We thought it was a museum but actually it is a funny store/museum. Lots of quirky things to see and view. And lots of things to buy too. Worth a trip.

Thank 3deltas
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