Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

Shrunken Heads at Ye Old Curiosity Shop | Photo Credit Jmabel/Wiki

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

1001 Alaskan Way

www.yeoldecuriosityshop.com

Open Monday through Wednesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM; Thursday through Sunday 9:00AM - 9:00PM


If you think the Mystery Soda Machine is odd, prepare yourself for Ye Olde Curiosity Shop! Established in 1899 by Joseph Edward Standley, this curio and souvenir shop has been around longer than the city’s iconic Space Needle. With shrunken heads, mummies, natural oddities, taxidermy treasures and much more, this quirky shop is visited by more than a million people a year. 

With companies like Amazon, Microsoft and Boeing calling Seattle home, this dynamic city is definitely leading the way for the tech industry. The world famous Space Needle is a testament to that! However, Seattle also boasts a weird and wacky side, which makes it a perfect city for the traveler who loves a little something strange. Check out these four unusual places in Seattle!


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