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Uncommon Objects

1512 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2437
+1 512-442-4000
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Worth a drop in if you need the extraordinary.

Location is a group antique odd object dealer ship with each area stocked by about 20 something... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Penny P
Organized Junk

Uncommon Objects Not your typical junk antique store where items are perfectly organized by color... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Austin TX
via mobile
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“antique shop” (5 reviews)
“cool stuff” (4 reviews)
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1512 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2437
+1 512-442-4000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Location is a group antique odd object dealer ship with each area stocked by about 20 something different collector, sellers. No two items/bins were alike and the diversity was off the charts. I remarked to my husband, Hey if I ever need dried bats, I...More

Thank Penny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Uncommon Objects Not your typical junk antique store where items are perfectly organized by color, type and style. Every time I have been here it has always been packed with people (mostly tourists) browsing around. I would define this place like as if someone raided...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Browsing through Uncommon Objects was a highlight of my visit to Austin. The store is filled to the brim with interesting and kitschy objects. I appreciated the randomnesses of all the objects even through I wouldn't buy most of it.

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cool store. You'll see things you didn't know existed and some really cool jewelry. It's a must see place

Thank Purcell R
Reviewed 12 May 2017

There were a few fascinating things I enjoyed looking at here, but nothing I would ever want to buy. Nice place to visit and take a break from the sunlight, but the hallways are pretty tiny and there are fragile things, so don't take children...More

Thank JMRpink
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nothing makes you feel less welcome than being called out in front of a large crowd for having a small backpack purse. I WANT to give this store a high rating just because of all of the interesting things inside, but one of the employees...More

3  Thank K D
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I am not one to browse through stores very often but I found Uncommon Objects fantastic. The whole store has great items that will make you want to find a place in your home. If in the area then stop in! I You

Thank Global-Bivouac
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

When in Austin I usually visit Uncommon Objects at least once during my stay. This store is a hub of all things vintage and retro. You really feel like you're in a time warp and this place gives off really unique vibes. They have hoards...More

Thank Angelle225
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I'd agree with previous comments about the pricing sometimes tending towards the ridiculous. However, there are some more reasonably priced items if you're prepared to root through. Not cheap, but then they are located in South Congress so that's not really a surprise. Even if...More

Thank Francesca R
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This place will take you back in time. The have an interesting array of items from all over the world. While walking though each section you will see interesting jewelry, antique items, and pictures from different periods of time. There is a lot of history...More

Thank Eli B
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