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Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA
+1 206-682-5844
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The Strange & Unusual

Yes, some people call the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop a tourist trap, but it’s hard to beat this place... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Morristown, New Jersey
Good tourist stop for kids

Claim to have a real mummy, kinda weird. It's supposed to be weird. Unique place with dead things... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tavia W
Denver, Colorado
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
1001 Alaskan Way, Pier 54, Seattle, WA
+1 206-682-5844
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes, some people call the Ye Olde Curiosity Shop a tourist trap, but it’s hard to beat this place. My parents used to bring me here as a kid and I sure enjoyed it, and now 70 years later I still do. You’ll see things...More

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Claim to have a real mummy, kinda weird. It's supposed to be weird. Unique place with dead things for children to look at and cheap souvenirs for people you feel obligated to buy things for but you don't actually like them that much.

Thank Tavia W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is very curious indeed. Full off oddities and other stuff. Definitely touristy. Down on the pier. Good fudge.

Thank Amber S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When my 11 year old son and I visited friends in Seattle, they told us we had to visit this shop before we left. I was expecting a typical souvenir shop, but my son and I both agreed this shop was super cool. Around the...More

Thank thatgirl1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give it less than one star I would. What a waste of time, a "tourist trap", lots of plastic Chinese junk you can buy at walmart....uninspired place. A few old curiosities on display, but even they were "ho hum"...... "shrunken heads" ..pfffffft...whatever....More

Thank norm D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had seen a few things about 'Ye Olde Curiosity Shop' before travelling to Seattle, so was really looking forward to going there. I thought that it would be a good place to get something unique to take home for family. The first day we...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Sorry, but this was not what it was cracked up to be. We love the odd, strange, off the beaten path kind of thing but in the end this is a glorified gift shop. Like I said if you're close, go, but don't walk twenty...More

Thank nhoepfner
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a cool shop. There is a wide variety of interesting and creepy items to look at. The PT Barnum like mermaid is one of my favorite items to view.

Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I always bring people here. It's a souvenir shop/ museum. Bring quarters and play all of the things you can, grab some fudge, and check out the mummies. A great place to pop in when your in the area!

Thank Tanisha B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I saw Ye Olde Curiosity Shop on a list of "hidden gems in Seattle" and expected a shop with unique offerings. There are neat things to look at, somewhat Ripley's Believe It or Not-esque, but outside of that, it was just a tourist shop. Nothing...More

Thank Amanda C
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