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Address: Gonzales, TX
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A wonderful collection of stained-glass windows and old wooden doors as...

A wonderful collection of stained-glass windows and old wooden doors as well as many other items.

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Nice place to poke around

If you are looking for a very specific architectural antique, this is the place for you. Great collection of door knobs, hinges, fixtures, flooring, doors and stained glass. Fun... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2014
TexasNurseMom35
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Gonzales, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is an amazing shop full of architectural antiques. It looks like a curated collection of museum quality items. The collection of door knobs is outstanding. Even the way the items are displayed is more reminiscent of a museum rather than an antique store.

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Gonzales, Texas
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Walked in and there were 2 women just gossiping. No hello, no greeting. Walked around, and yes there are some interesting things but many of the items I was interested in had "nfs"...not for sale marked on them. Kind of got frustrated with that. Then I did see something and went to the front and apparently the two women had... More 

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Gonzales, Texas
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

If you are looking for a very specific architectural antique, this is the place for you. Great collection of door knobs, hinges, fixtures, flooring, doors and stained glass. Fun to hunt through all the antique keys and such. Pricey!!!

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Thank TexasNurseMom35
San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Prepare to spend a lot of time here. This place is packed with fascinating stuff salvaged from old buildings - porch railings, stained glass windows, hardware of all kinds..... This is no thrift store, but a shop that sells to serious restorers and collectors. Well known to the folks who care for buildings on the National Register.

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Austin, Texas
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537 reviews
346 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you are looking for old doors and/or old door hardware then you need to shop at Discoveries From the Past. The items were very interesting the see, like a museum. There were some other antiques as well.

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Thank M J
Lake Jackson, Texas
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117 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Great selection of solid wood doors and had the glass doorknobs that were original in our house. She will bargain with you on price - so don't let that keep you away, We were glad we made the drive!

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Thank Melinda L
Gonzales, Texas
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187 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Lots of inventory. Suzanne is a sweetheart. She's been doing this a good while and knows her stuff. They have doors, hardware, furniture, light fixtures, bathroom fixtures, reclaimed wood, etc. do check this place out when your in Gonzales if you love old things especially is you're a DIYer on you own home.

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Thank rtmidland
Victoria, Texas
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Incredible selection of old door knobs, and antique items but the prices are very high. It's very doubtful you will find a "bargain" here.

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