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Best Antique Shops for Your Eclectic Needs in Franklin, TN

Best Antique Shops for Your Eclectic Needs in Franklin, TN

Are you a fan of antique shopping? If so, Franklin, Tennessee in Williamson County is the place for you! The historic town of Franklin provides a wide array of curated antique malls and vintage boutiques that will make you feel as though you’ve stepped through a time machine. 

Whether you’re an avid thrifter or a longtime antique collector, you won’t want to miss out on these eclectic antique Tennessee shops. If you’re a local, new to town, or just here for the weekend, pop into one of these local Franklin antique shops and find your next piece of curated treasure. 

Here are some of the best antique shops in Franklin, Tennessee:

  1. The Barn Door
  2. The Iron Gate
  3. Franklin Antique Mall
  4. Winchester Antiques
  5. City Farmhouse 
  6. Mercantile 1858
  7. Backroads Revival
  8. West Main Antiques 

The Barn Door

A quaint, local antique favorite, The Barn Door, located just close to downtown Franklin sports a wide array of antique home decor finds along with artwork from local artists! The perfect spot to end your day after a morning spent shopping downtown on Main Street, The Barn Door also has ready-made picture frames if you find a piece of local art you’d like to take home. With a rustic, barnyard feel, this antique shop is one you won’t want to miss. 

The Iron Gate

Located in the charming main square of downtown Franklin, Tennessee, The Iron Gate has been a staple antique shop for over 27 years. With antiques from all over the world, this local boutique provides home decor, bed linens, french milled soaps and much more. While you’re downtown you might as well make a stop in The Iron Gate to see what worldly treasures await your afternoon! 

Franklin Antique Mall 

One of the largest antique shops you’ll find in the area, the Franklin Antique Mall is located in the old Franklin Ice House just a few blocks from Main Street. This local hot spot features over 12,000 square feet of curated antiques, vintage, collectibles, home decor, and more. Adorned with over 60 booths full of beautifully aged pieces of decor, if you’re an avid collector, you may want to spend all afternoon here! 

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Winchester Antiques

Are you a fan of European pieces or extremely unusual, but unique antique finds? If so, then Winchester Antiques might be the best antique shop in Franklin for you to visit. Located in the heart of downtown Franklin, Winchester Antiques has a large amount of hidden gems stored in their 8,000 square foot shop! With hundreds of antiques from almost  every era, local and antique artwork, time-old furniture pieces and more, Winchester Antiques is a great place to find your newest collectors item. 

City Farmhouse 

With vintage and antique finds from all over the country, City Farmhouse owners Kim and David Leggett believe your home decor should tell a story. City Farmhouse, located in Franklin, Tennessee is home to hundreds of curated collections of vintage pieces. Offering unique, hand picked antique art and furniture pieces, collectables and glassware, City Farmhouse is a must visit this summer. Be sure to check out owner Kim’s best-selling home decor books before you stop by!

Mercantile 1858 

A locally-owned vintage and home decor boutique known for sourcing intricate, affordable pieces, Mercantile 1858 is located just outside of downtown Franklin. An antique shop that is bound to give you some interior design inspiration, Mercantile 1858 features great seasonal displays in two distinct Franklin locations! That means, if you don’t find a piece of treasure to take home with you on your first stop, be sure to check out Mercantile 1858 in Arrington. 

Backroads Revival 

Are you a fan of industrial styled home decor? If so, have you heard of vintage industrial stylized decor? If not, Backroads Revival is definitely a must stop shop for your next antiquing adventure. A local, family-owned vintage industrial shop that grew from a hobby into a business, Backroads Revival features gorgeous, curated furniture pieces such as vintage desks, cabinets, chairs, and more. 

West Main Antiques 

With two locations featured in the heart of downtown Franklin and just outside that main street area, West Main Antiques offers a great antique vibe to end a lovely summer afternoon. Providing a selection of unusual, curated antiques, vintage signs, industrial pieces, and more, West Main Antiques is the perfect place to find your next timeless decor piece. With more than one location option, you’re bound to find a vintage sign or statement chair for your next summer remodel.  


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