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The Evolution Store

Open Now: 11:00 - 20:00
Open today: 11:00 - 20:00
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Most unique place I came across in NYC

If you are in NYC this is the must go place! Cool exhibits, a lot of strange things to buy, great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chris n
oddities and curiosities

stumbled upon this shop by sheer accident and it was one of my favourites finds in NY. full of all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Minky C
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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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
+1 212-343-1114
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!!

Thank Minky C
Reviewed 25 June 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

Thank Kelsey J
Reviewed 9 April 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

Thank yumabatguano
Reviewed 26 February 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.

Thank ken j
Reviewed 16 January 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

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Reviewed 14 November 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.

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Reviewed 8 November 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.

Thank JRobertsBowie
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Oh my! I love this kind of store, filled with skulls, bones, eye art, mounted insects & taxidermy. It's not for everyone but it's definitely worth a look-see if you're in the neighborhood. I found the staff at the front desk to be utterly charming...More

Thank pookala
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Some amazing things for sale here, ranging from fascinating, unusual, beautiful, off-putting, and even a bit disturbing. Many of the items were surprising that you could even buy them. There were preserved exotic insects, gems and minerals, skeletons, stuffed animals under glass, just crazy things....More

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Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping
destinations in the world. Housing everything from the
most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you
won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated
shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
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