Everything that is old is new again! Vintage shopping is a great way to bag yourself a bargain and find unique items that aren’t produced anymore and the best place to hunt for hidden gems is in Ipswich, a town rich with history.
Ipswich Antiques Centre
86 East St, Ipswich QLD 4305
This long-standing staple in Ipswich’s community- it’s huge and it really has everything. From bric-a-brac, to paint supplies, ceramic wares and vinyl records, the Ipswich Antiques Centre should be your first port of call for finding yourself a unique item.
185 Brisbane St, Ipswich QLD 4305
In the main street of Ipswich is where you’ll find a little bit of everything – “Kitschy, retro clothing, all sorts of eclectic” is how co-owner Glen describes his store. As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another’s treasure, Glen finds pleasure in matching the item to someone who has been on the hunt “And it’s the history and the memories behind the piece and to see the joy that it brings them, also makes me happy too.”
The Black Museum
4 Edmond St, Marburg QLD 4346
The Black Museum is the latest addition to the Scotland Yard family. Located next door to Special Branch Collective and Scotland Yard Antiques in Marburg and it’s here that you’ll find luxury, contemporary and show-stopping pieces.