*Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day, ANZAC Day and Closed from 1pm on AFL Grand Final Day (Unless Richmond is in the final in which case we will be closed all day)
Tasmania’s largest emporium on 1800SQM over 4 levels.
An amaxing wonderland of treasures new and old, 40 dealers, antiques, collectables, vintage, retro, 15,000 old books, french styled furniture, exclusive wrought iron and more.
Importers – Retailers – Wholesalers
Take a guided tour through the antique emporium
Through the entrance archway, you will immediately be immersed in the treasures of yesteryear. Discover a multitude of dealers’ rooms packed with wares from around the globe. Wander through each room, talk to the pirate fortune teller, feast your eyes on butterball’s lolly shop, see a huge range of collection’s from model cars, records, football cards, star wars, dolls & teddies to coca cola. As well as an array of French-style furniture and giftware.
Continue up the stairs and discover our pirate ship, where you can see Captian Jack Sparrow and his pirate wenches, a large range of French wrought iron and giftware. Out the back you will find ‘The Shed’; a Mecca of blokes looking to furnish their man cave filled the brim with old tools, architectural pieces, taxidermy, garagenalia, junk for re-purposing and up-cycling. Next door you’ll find ‘Sheila’s Kitchen’; filled with vintage magazines as well as retro & vintage kitchen items.
Further up the next set of stairs, you will find yourself surrounded, yet again, by items from yesteryear. 40 antique and collectable dealers, 1000’s of interesting and quirky items, fine china, old toys, coins, medals, stamps, antique furniture, clocks, postcards, dolls, kitchenware, ephemera and more!
With over 15,000 second-hand and antiquarian books, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for. From modern novels, classic novels, westerns, romance, crime, travel, business, history, Tasmanian, Australian, health, comics, sports, animals, shipping, literature, religion, children’s, magazines, craft, cooking, gardening and so much more.
We are direct importers and can wholesale to your gift shop, boutique, garden nursery, market stall or online store. We have over 2000 product lines, from giftware, French wrought iron, antique & reproduction furniture and more. We are suppliers to shops Australia wide.
THE ANTIQUE EMPORIUM IS TRIPADVISOR’S #1 THING TO DO IN DEVONPORT
A Treasure Trove of Collectables... - A wide range of collectables to browse and explore. Well displayed and easy to access. It would be hard not to find something here to add to your collection whatever... read more it may be you're collecting. Friendly service and they're happy to arrange postage.
Q1256QOleer July 9, 2022
A great place to spend an hour or so - Several levels of antiques ranging from modern sculptured iron to old china and glass, stuffed deer heads hanging on the wall, figurines and more recent offerings of enamelled auto signs,... read more CDs, records and mannequins.
Owners are friendly and accommodating but you get the sense that shoplifting has been a problem as signs remind you of constant video surveillance. Shoplifters will be named and shamed, fair enough!
Parking out the front is limited, we had to find a side street.
Well worth a look for the quirky and unique.
Stephen J March 23, 2021
Antique Emporium is a real Aladdin's Cave of treasures and lives up to it's claim of being Tasmania’s largest Antique & Collectables Store. We love browsing stores like this and... read more generally leave with at least a memento of our visit. There is so much variety housed here, thousands of items on different levels ranging from bargain priced to gold standard. The last time we experienced anything like this was in Honan Antiques, Ennis, Ireland. Fabulous.
Dan L May 17, 2022
ANTIQUE DOES NOT MEAN OLD/STUFFY/PAST IT'S USED BY DATE. - Most dictionaries describe antique as 'belonging to the past' / 'not modern' / 'bygone era goods and products' - and i have no doubt many people would accept these descriptions... read more and move on to the next new 'thing' that might attract them - but to step inside this amazing alladins cave of remarkably well presented/organized 'old' treasures is almost akin to being transported back in time to appreciate a multitude of previous eras all within the same building without the at times 'fustiness' of a museum - my own personal objective was to access an incredible 'stash' of ''outdated' paper road maps from a number of countries i plan to visit and was well rewarded with the choice of selection at extremely fair prices - unfortunately due to needing to catch a flight home i could only spend a short while in this fabulous place but the next time i visit my son in melbourne i plan to catch the ferry to devonport just to spend a decent few hours checking out all the other gems this charming place has to offer = an 'oldie'[?] but certainly a 'goodie' [google it!!].
stevekE849ZA April 5, 2021
This place is amazing.... - This is a place that you have to experience for yourself there is something for everyone here....it’s not a place you can look through quickly because there is so much... read more to see....if you are looking for a gift or something unique I’m pretty sure you would find it here...the owners are very friendly and helpful so check it out it’s well worth it...!
Kez S February 24, 2020
A Great place to start your search for something unique. - A huge amount of curiosities in this 2 story Emporium. A great place to roam around and look for some old treasures. Great for Styling ideas.
Scott R February 28, 2020
Spend an hour, or half a day. - The Antique Emporium is one of my favourite places to visit when looking for something in particular, and also just to browse. I seem to be incapable of leaving empty... read more handed!
To fully appreciate the sheer scope of this incredible market-style shop, you need to spend at least an hour wandering through all the rooms, down the little aisles, and exploring every nook and cranny - this is where you find the gold.
John & his staff are astonishingly knowledgeable about what items they have in store, and they can find you just about anything.
As other reviewers have noted, there is a large variety in price points & the quality of items on offer, but this is part of the charm. Antique sideboard from the 1800's? Check! A book on Tasmanian rail history? Check! A copy of a Harry Potter wand? Check! Costume jewellery? Check! It's really a one stop shop for a carefully curated range of pretty much anything under the sun.
art_mon_s January 19, 2021
Treasure trove of antiques & collectibles - This is my absolute favourite antique and collectibles store! An incredible range of treasures- well priced, and very friendly service. Whenever in Tasmania I make sure I visit and see... read more what new treasures I can find. John, the owner, was fantastic in making sure a rather large statue I purchased was wrapped/boxed professionally so I could get it home to WA safely. You can easily loose a couple of hours in this treasure trove - they have sooooo much to look at.
KatharineM169 March 4, 2020
Well organised and displayed - It's all here and super organised. Items grouped by categories and well displayed. Even the DVDs are in alphabetical order! Worth a visit. If not to purchase then certainly to... read more browse
llsaPortElliot March 11, 2020
Amazing!! - Wow!! Loved every minute of exploring this shop! There is pretty much everything you could imagine. Even if you’re not a collector, it’s worth a visit just... read more to browse.
Kylie S October 26, 2022
Treasure troove - We mnanaged to find free parking righty outside the store. Its not located in the centre of town so that really helps if you are self driving. You can anything... read more from 30-90 minutes in this store. 15 minutes wont even scrape the surface. its big.
ezpzylemonsqueezey July 4, 2022
How much stuff - I could have easily spent hours looking through the shop so much stuff - give your self plenty of time to look around here .
swsss July 10, 2022
Aladdin’s Cave - I first went to the Antique Emporium in 2019 while on holidays from Queensland and spent a leisurely hour or so browsing the incredible amount of China, books and other... read more amazing paraphernalia. So this time when I was in Devonport, this was on my
list of things to do. This time my friend came with me and was equally impressed with the huge range of stock. This is not a place to call into for a few minutes so be sure to leave plenty of time to explore the huge store to do it justice
tarla October 5, 2021
Visited the Antique Emporium while in Devonport, Tas. It was very interesting with all the trinkets and old-time gear, collectables. Not necessarily an antique shop but certainly has some. It... read more is a rented-sections marketplace/warehouse where various people showcase their wares in numbered rooms/sections of the store but you pay at one central register. It is definitely not to be missed if you have spare time - the place is 2-3 floors. There is a pirate section that is pretty spectacular.
Jul D February 13, 2021
Awesome Shop - Could spend at least an hour in this rambling shop full of rooms of antiques. Very reasonably priced compared to mainland. Found a plate same as my mums dinner set... read more I grew up with. Worth a visit.
913julieo September 4, 2022
What an interesting place. If you can’t find some unusual memorabilia here you’re not trying. I’ve been a few times over the last 30 years and it always amazes me... read more what they have. I particularly like the pirate ship display.
PinotandCider February 25, 2023
A great place to wander if you like old and eclectic things. - From the moment you see the windows here, the collector knows they will find something.
Coming from the mainland, it is rare to find such a large and eclectic... read more range of goods in an antique store, so discovering this place was a joy.
Step inside and there are tens of thousands of items from Matchbox cars to collectible cards. Antique vintage, an enormous range. Furniture, Crockery, so much. There are a number of different stall holders, often specializing in particular themes.
Admittedly we are collectors and we managed to spend about three hours wandering around and spending a bit of money. Abra(spelling?) was incredibly helpful and accommodating, happily holding the various things we chose behind the counter and also helping me pack a larger item I purchased. John, the owner was also helpful and informative.
Loved every minute.