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Strange

I went in to this store thinking it was mostly just antiques but I was amazed with the variety. It... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Super U
via mobile
Barrel of monkeys fun!

Plastic rats, shot glasses, big hunk in’ pieces of chalk, an iron lung!, spools of cords and wires... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Melody L
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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18 Jul 2018
“Strange”
15 Oct 2017
“Barrel of monkeys fun!”
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1639 University Ave W, Saint Paul, MN 55104-3820
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I went in to this store thinking it was mostly just antiques but I was amazed with the variety. It has really odd things like 2 dentist chairs, mannequins and a giant telephone. It was creepy but I would recommend just looking in at least.

Thank Super U
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Plastic rats, shot glasses, big hunk in’ pieces of chalk, an iron lung!, spools of cords and wires, even a cotton candy machine. This place is too much fun for words! We came here with our 11-year-old grandson, who is an Ax Man veteran, and...More

Thank Melody L
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

If you need electronics parts and other wierd oddball items, you can't beat the prices. People inside are friendly and they have tons of funny signsband freat music playing.

Thank fingerhold
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a fun store with just a bit of everything which makes it a delight to peruse. You might even walk out with an item or two, useful or not. I wouldn't recommend it for little ones as the aisles are small but more...More

Thank MindyW95
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

If any part of what you've read/heard about ax man has intrigued you, you must go! It's free. Parking is free. You'll find things you never knew you needed. Even if you don't buy anything, the signs describing each item may just be your idea...More

Thank Erica S
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Ax Man is a unique, funky outlet store that's been at this location for a long, long time. I sometimes take friends there from out of town. It's a labor of love, and I hope it continues to stay in business and prosper for a...More

1  Thank mak9
Reviewed May 25, 2016

This store has a fun mix of surplus, funky junk and vintage treasures.We appreciated their offbeat sense of humor that came through in some of their store displays.Shopping at AX MAN made for a weird and wonderful treasure hunt!

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