Mobile, Alabama is considered one of the cultural centers of the Gulf Coast, so it makes sense that it would be a hotspot for antiques. In addition to its vibrant cultural scene, this historic city boasts beautiful old homes and charming squares. In addition, the city offers stunning views of Mobile Bay. With so many reasons to visit, it is easy to see why collectors of all things old and interesting put Mobile on their list of important cities to visit!
Mobile's antique shops are nicely scattered throughout the city, so no matter where you are, you are probably just around the corner from a treasure trove of antiques. One of the shops worth visiting on the outskirts of town is La-La Land Boutique. This store sells a carefully curated collection of furniture, vintage clothing, accessories and objects, specializing in mid-century modern, boho chic, rustic modern and vintage 70's and 80's. Moving into town, a small cluster of antique shops can be found on and around Mt. Island Drive, including Antiques at the Loop Inc, Florida Street Vintage, and Antique Emporium at MAH.
Route 90 is the main thoroughfare through Mobile, and you cannot drive very far without seeing an antique store on either side. Mary Parker Antiques is packed floor to ceiling with stunning items. It is a huge store with something for everyone within its walls. A few doors down is American Pop Midtown, a nice mix of typical flea market items with some higher-end vintage finds.
Closer to the bay in Mobile, collectors and shoppers will be pleased to find Olde Mobile Antiques Gallery. This store prides itself on offering the largest and most interesting selection of quality antique furniture, opulent accent pieces, exquisite fine art and select collectibles on the Gulf Coast. There seems to be no end to the unique antiques within these 15,000 square feet and is a perfect stop for antique enthusiasts as well as those looking for a conversation starter or two for their home.