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Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA
+1 206-682-5844
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This is a great shop!

I found this on Trip Advisor and we made it a definite trip on our list. We really enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois

The shop was pretty typical for a souvenir shop but the smell was awful. They sold ice cream but I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Billye G
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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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“shrunken heads” (34 reviews)
“for sale” (9 reviews)
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1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA
+1 206-682-5844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 Billye G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank chucky77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Having a interest in the strange and bizarre, this was and still is my favorite shop in the world. They moved from their old location on the pier, and the place is smaller. But the smile it brings me is still the same. Say hello...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I was excited to stop here based on information on trip advisors. My expectations were low so I was pleasantly surprised with all the interesting items here. I actually spent more time in this shopping looking around than many of the other more popular attractions...More

Thank TootleLou2
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Based on the name I was hopeful there would be some interesting and unique items. Well, the items were unique however, this was more of a gift / tourist shop. If you are wandering the waterfront pop in, however I would not make a special...More

Thank NormLWat
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a shop right close to Pike's Market Place close to the pier. Good tourist place to get souvenirs. Parking in the area is really limited and you may just have to pay for the high cost of parking garage.

Thank Henry H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We made a point to come here from Pike Place Market (15-minute walk), and felt underwhelmed after our visit. Our young kids had an OK time. Yes there are some unique/odd/curious items hanging on the walls and ceilings, but most of the items for sale...More

Thank vetism
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Though it is a gift shop...there are lots of curiosities around the shop. The real deal...mummies and shrunken heads, insect specimens, Indian and Eskimo artifacts are among the various things you can see! Penny smashers!!! Fortune teller machine! You can certainly spend a lot of...More

Thank Linda B
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