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Bright's Antique World

281 Steele Rd, Exit 2 off I-65 in Franklin past Cracker Barrel, Franklin, KY 42134-8954
+1 270-598-9901
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antiques/collectables not flea market merchandise!

I have enjoyed many shopping trips to Brights Antique World! There is always staff avaible to help... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie L
Biggest and Best

We make the short trip to Bright's every couple of months to see what new and interesting items... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
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Bright's Antique World is 35,000 Square Feet of Antiques & Uniques! Enter our climate controlled store where the aisles are lit by street lights and our booths are set up like store fronts. But.....1st off Folks! WE ARE AN ANTIQUE MALL! DO NOT stop at our store expecting new collectibles, shabby chic (there may be a few pieces), batteries, jams & jellies, WE DON'T HAVE THEM, and if that's what you are looking for, you will not find it here. Riley and I built our store on a cow pasture, literally from the dirt up, and opened our doors in 2003. We didn't have enough money, so we started with 1 building. The next year we added another building, and a few years later we attached our last building, bringing the total square footage to 35,000 sq. ft. We carry everything related to antique, vintage, retro with just a little junk and collectibles in the mix: antique furniture, vintage sports items, postal & trade cards, tons, tons of costume jewelry, vintage hats & clothing, old glassware, old & reproduction signs, Old & newer Fenton, Fostoria, Sterling, silverplate, old pottery, vintage Christmas, Vintage and Antique Books & magazines, comics, old toys, collectible toys, old coins, etc. We are very proud of our little store, and our antique dealers take pride in their booths and what they stock. We invite you to come on in, say hello, stay a spell, and take home some treasures. For your convenience, Layaway is available and all major credit cards are accepted. If you do decide to review our mall, please do not review us if you do not like antiques, that would be unfair. As I stated above, we are an antique mall, voted one of the best throughout the years by the Busy Bee Trader. Thank you and we hope to see you soon. Directions: Traveling North from Nashville: I-65, just across the KY state line and turn left off KY exit 2 and drive to the first traffic light, you will see McDonalds, turn left, (this is STEELE ROAD) go past Oasis on left, Simpson county tourism cabin & Cracker Barrel on the left and the next drive past Cracker Barrel on the left is ours. We are the Blue Building with the Red Roof: Bright's Antique World open: Mon-Sat 9-8 & Sun. 10-6 closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas we close at 3pm on Christmas Eve.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
281 Steele Rd, Exit 2 off I-65 in Franklin past Cracker Barrel, Franklin, KY 42134-8954
+1 270-598-9901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed many shopping trips to Brights Antique World! There is always staff avaible to help you carry your merchandise to the check out or open a showcase for you! They have a monthly flea market now too on the second Saturday of the...More

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We make the short trip to Bright's every couple of months to see what new and interesting items their vendors have brought in. One of the largest antique malls in the area, it is a great place to spend a cold, hot, or rainy day,...More

Thank JanSD2013
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Love this place. Large variety and awesome service. The staff knows the huge inventory and they can help you find anything. I love to browse but the place is huge so it takes a while to get thru.

Thank joneswayne
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Huge, clean and the booths seem well organized. Lots of goodies. Great selection of probablyy anything your looking for. Not flea market stuff. Wear comfy shoes and enjoy

1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We stop by here periodically for a couple of hours poking around. We seem to always find something different. The staff is friendly. We enjoy these little stops!

1  Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Pet friendly. Well organized and good flow so you knew were you had been. There was a wide range of collectables not a lot of new stuff or antiques turned into junk . Friendly couple at desk were nice and willing to help.

1  Thank MaryAnn S
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A nice antique mall, really big, with so many booths and aisles. Lots of merchandise, well organized and displayed. nice staff too. Prices seemed reasonable. Easy off and on I-65

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I love antique stores this tour was very big and had a lot to offer the prices weren't bad either its right across the street from the hotel we stayed in. The co workers were very helpful and nice. I highly recommend going here.

1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The store is deceptively small but grows enormous once you walk through the doors. So many booths that are beautifully set up. We came in the door expecting to spend about 1/2 hr. in the store.....plan for 1 to 2 hrs to do it justice....More

1  Thank heartintennessee
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place was very well managed, the antique dealers had their stands in great condition there being no clutter and everything was in place. Very clean and friendly staff and atmosphere.

1  Thank toelyn
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Joan S
23 May 2016|
Response from BrightsAntiqueWorld | Property representative |
Yes we are open our regular business hours: Mon- Sat 9-8 Sun 10-6 We are having a Memorial Day sidewalk sale. Some dealers have tables set up and some dealers are running an over all percentage off. We look forward to... More