Find Your Hidden Gem in Alton's Antique Row
What would a visit to Alton be without shopping ‘til you drop in Historic Downtown Alton’s Antique Row?
From reusable and refurbished items to that unique conversation piece, Downtown Alton’s shopping district is alive with antiques. Whether it’s an old ice box turned into a dresser or a farm mail box used for a trash can, Antique Row is sure to have that special item you’ve been looking for. Spend a day strolling through historic Downtown Alton and you might just find something you can’t live without!
Looking for that hard-to-find antique stool or collectible Lionel Train piece? For nearly three decades Country Meadows has been the go-to shop in Alton for unique and functional antiques and collectibles.
Don’t let the understated exterior of Wilson’s Antiques fool you. Inside this 1,500 square-foot shop is an antique hunter’s treasure chest of quality pieces ranging from tables and pie safes to dressers and china cabinets.
110 Alton St.
Open Mon. – Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Located on the lower level of the historic Mineral Springs Hotel, this antique store specializes in antique display items. The owners travel several times a year to the New England states to select items for Alton Landing Antiques.
108 George Street
Open Wed. – Mon. 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays
Lose yourself in the cavernous George Street Antique Mall as you browse through room after room packed with antiques and collectibles. This 15,000 square-foot shopping adventure is located in the lower level of a large warehouse. Take your time as you search through thousands of pieces from antique mantels, doors and chifforobes to the more prosaic lamps and collectibles tucked throughout the aisles.
Open Wed. – Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday Noon to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and TuesdaysStep into Prairie Peddler Antiques and discover truly elegant 18th and 19th Century Primitive and American antique pieces all displayed in a sophisticated setting. Classically arranged furniture in pristine condition creates the illusion of stepping back in time and moving through the home of an upscale Midwestern merchant. Prairie Peddler is a must-stop for the serious antique hunter.
J&P Edelweiss Antiques and Collectibles
435 E. BroadwayOpen Mon. – Fri. Noon to 4 p.m., Saturdays Noon to 5 p.m., Sundays 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.Browsing the aisles and shelves of this venerable Alton establishment is a treasure hunter’s delight. Row after row of floor to ceiling shelves makes J&P Edelweiss a serious shopping experience. Collectible glassware, games, toys, housewares, furniture and more fill two floors of this 6,000 square-foot building.