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Where to antique and thrift shop around Columbia, SC

18 local places to stop + shop in for that perfect find

763 Meeting Street Antique Mall

Browse this 11,000 sqft antique mall located at 763 Meeting St. | Photo by COLAtoday team

If you do a little digging, you can find beautiful furniture, eclectic pieces of art, vintage clothing, brand-name items for a quarter of the price, books that hold history, and more.

Shop sustainably and buy one-of-a-kind items when you pop into one of Columbia’s 17 local thrift + antique stores.

4 Paws Thrift Store, 304 12th St.
See the weekly sales happening now through the end of the week and proceeds benefit abused, abandoned, and rescued pets.

763 Meeting St. Antique Mall, 763 Meeting St.
The more you look, the more you’ll see in the 11,000 sqft antique mall. Shop anything from rugs to light fixtures, books, trinkets, and more.

Birdhouse, 2730 Millwood Ave.
Head to this home decor store that sells anything from furniture, accessories, artwork, rugs, lamps, chandeliers, china, crystal, and outdoor furniture.

Ed’s Editions, 406 Meeting St.
You’ll find anything from off-the-press books to old local yearbooks that date back to the 1950s.

Habitat Restore, 2814 Augusta Rd.
Habitat Restore is all about sharing home goods for a fraction of the cost. With new items added daily, shop here to help support the building of affordable homes in the Midlands.

His House, 767 Meeting St., 3708 River Dr., 167 Highway 378, 4357 Augusta Rd.
His House has four locations around the Midlands so if you want to drop off instead of shop, donations of used items are always welcomed.

Ivy House Antique Mall, 10511 Two Notch Rd. Unit A
This shopping mall offers vintage, mid-century, and modern antiques, furniture, collectibles, and more.

The Little Green Door, 1533 Richland St.
If you’re looking for antiques, curiosities, eclectic furniture, or gifts, check out this studio on Richland Street. Psst — it’s having an open house this Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Meeting Street Interiors, 614 Meeting St.
Be the hostess with the mostess when you shop for elegant, antique, vintage, and new decor and furniture.

Old Mill Antique Mall, 310 State St.
With multiple floors + hosting over 75 dealers, this antique mall has it all.

Oliver Gospel Thrift Store, 10012 Two Notch Rd.
Every purchase at this thrift store helps fund job training and supports those experiencing homelessness in Columbia.

Palmetto Thrift Store, 6224 Saint Andrews Rd.
This local, family-owned thrift store partners with Carolina Together, an organization that raises funds for nonprofit charities across SC.

Re-Invintage, 912 Harden St.
Make your way to Re-Invintage this Sunday, Nov. 6 for an open house happening from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Shop handmade items + re-invented furniture.

Re•Find, 10509 Two Notch Rd.
Re•Find is hosting a Fall Flea Market this Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Shop vintage goods, handmade goods, and enjoy food trucks.

The Red Lion, 1929 Hampton St.
The Red Lion houses 10,000 sqtf of antiques. Shop seven days a week to find fine furniture, mid-century items, original art, lighting, rugs, and home decor.

Three Rivers Antiques, 615 Metting St.
Offering a wide variety of antiques, collectibles, and vintage items from 30+ vendors. Make sure to check every nook and cranny. A customer’s testimony even reads, “If you don’t see what you’re looking for, you probably need to look again.”

Thrift Avenue, 1217 Sunset Blvd.
This thrift store supports rescued animals from PetsInc and takes donations.

The Warehouse, 312 State St.
When you shop here, browse the local art, consignment clothing, furniture, vintage items, antiques, architectural salvage, gifts, and more.

This list is by no means exhaustive — if you don’t see your favorite, send it our way.