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Where to Find the Best Antiques in Brenham TX

October 20th, 2015 by Pamela Murski

antique horseYou can find antiques in Brenham TX in a variety of shops and stops, in every conceivable venue from store fronts to cool metal warehouses!  Our first favorite antique haunt in Brenham is Leftovers where one of their slogans is:  “Shop  the European countryside deep in the heart of Texas”.  This 10,000 square foot retail space is a mixture of fabulous American and European country antiques, where pieces are often repurposed to find new life and to fit the needs of everyone from young families to seasoned collectors. Several times annually, Ed and Michael shop extensively around the world in order to offer loyal customers a unique mix of antiques, apothecary, epicurean, bedding, gardening supplies and clothing.  Located at 3900 Hwy 290 West in Brenham, TX, the shop is open 7 days a week.  Throughout the year, Leftovers offers special events including live jazz music, free food/drinks while you browse and famous authors book signings.

Next stop is gonna be in downtown for more antiques in Brenham TX.  Some of our favorite stops in downtown include but are not limited to the following:

Hermann’s Furniture Store, located at 213 West Alamo Street since 1876, it is open 6 days a week.  Not only is this historic store a great little fun furniture store, it also houses an antique co-op where you never know  what you might find as the vendors are continually changing out their stock as signified in one of their slogan:  “There’s always a new reason to visit!”

The next little stop on  your  hunt for antiques in Brenham TX, you’ll want to pop in to Bluebird Off The Square Antiques & Accessories.  This dynamite little shop, located at 202 West Alamo, always packs a punch with it’s creative offerings and assorted treasures ……antiques to  vintage to original jewelry & artwork designs.  They are open for business 7 days a week.

Round out your hunt for antiques in Brenham TX by stopping in at JR’s Antiques and Collectibles at 207 East Alamo Street.  Owner and shopkeeper, Glen Vierus has been collecting all his  life from  the time when he was but a boy.  His shop is like stepping back in time to Opas house with its’ antique furniture, glass, linens and collectibles.  This jam packed antique shop  is housed in what was one the original Candy Kitchen in downtown Brenham, a  true candy making shop in the early to mid 1900’s!

As you stroll  the streets of downtown, looking for that perfect antique treasure to take home  with you, you will  enjoy the historic buildings, architecture and variety of shops the imbue downtown Brenham with its’ magical  small town historical charm.  Should you work up an appetite searching for those perfect antiques in Brenham TX, there are several very good  restaurants from which to choose:  Volare Italian Restaurant, Smitty’s (country style fare), BT Longhorn Saloon Steakhouse (& seafood) Restaurant, YUMM! for paninis, pizza and wine, Funky Art Cafe (for a take off on seasonal, slow, local cuisine), 96 West (an upscale  Tapas & Wine restaurant) and more……

Now that we’ve whet your antique shopping appetite, reserve your room at our Brenham TX Bed and Breakfast and come on up for a few days!

P.S.  Don’t forget the massive Round Top Antique Fair that goes  on here every year in the Spring and Fall!!  Even more antique shopping…….

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Looking for Antique Stores in Texas? Visit Brenham!

June 28th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Antique stores in Texas?  You bet!  Brenham is the perfect place to start as we are centrally located and most importantly, part of the historic second largest antique venue in the nation…..notably, the Round Top Antiques Shows!  These shows, which take place twice annually here draw crowds from all over the nation.  Antique  stores in Texas are in every little Texas town and the historical little city of  Brenham has  its’ share.  Check out our partial listings of the antique stores and venues offered in Brenham and their descriptions of what to expect when crossing their threshold into antique heaven.Antique Stores in Texas

The scenery and store offerings are ever changing  with more and more coming in.   You will want to plan to come again and again.  Staying overnight is a must when coming to Brenham, so book  your room at the Murski Homestead  Bed and Breakfast.  With its’  private rooms and outdoor spa, it is the perfect spot for coming home to each evening!

 

A true antiques destination where there is something for everyone.  Antiques, Home, Mercantile.  Savvy shoppers are in for an awe-inspiring experience in an ever-changing 10,000 sq. ft. showroom with a relaxed yet sophisticated mix of old and new ideas…..979-830-8496  |      Visit Website

Ranch Antiques Western Interiors offers an insight into Brazil’s colonial past, with reproductions that are made from sustainable heirloom woods salvaged from 18th and 19th century Brazilian haciendas, ranches and churches. Each beautifully crafted piece carries with it the patina and imperfections of history.979-277-0008  |      Visit Website

Bluebird Off the Square is a new place to shop in downtown Brenham! Located at the corner of historic Alamo and Market Streets, Bluebird offers vintage furniture and decorative treasures, as well as home décor, gifts and jewelry. We are also the second home of Hoity Toity Peacock, stockist for Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, and the new home for long-time antique dealer Thelma Zweiner, of Independence Antiques. More Dealers will be joining in the fun in the very near future!…..979-421-8168  |      Visit Website

During the April & October antique festivals in Round Top, stroll the grounds of a 110-year old Texas German La Bahia dance hall with 80+ booths for a wide variety of antiques and collectibles. Free admission and parking.
979-289-2684  |      Visit Website

New downtown Brenham shop specializing in custom made furniture, refinishing and repair, picture frames and shadow boxes, cedar chests and jewelry boxes, antiques and more!……979-421-9858  |     Visit Website

Downtown’s largest Antique Furniture and Stained Glass Store,  located in the original 1800’s Brenham Opera House,  is full of wonderful items from around the world….979-830-0707  |      Visit Website

The Original Round Top Antiques Fair invites you to join us in celebrating 40+ years in Round Top, a history earned through our consistent reputation for unsurpassed quality and unusual, one-of-a-kind antiques. We offer four shows each year – the world renowned Spring and Fall Antiques Fairs, in all four of our venues, and the newer Winter and Summer Antiques shows, in the Big Red Barn…..512-237-4747  |      Visit Website

A step back in time in yhis restored historic 1885 building, the former home of the Candy Kitchen, is chock full  of antique furniture, glass, linens and collectibles…..979-836-6299  |      Visit Website

Outdoor antique show featuring more than 350 dealers on 43 acres, every Spring and Fall……713-703-6371  |      Visit Website

Though you may be coming to Brenham for its’ antique shopping, it is a destination for many more reasons…….history, architecture,  theatre and art, festivals, live music, wineries and more.  Download our free visitor brochure to checkout some of our favorites.