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Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities

21 Colliergate, York YO1 8BN, England
+44 1904 629792
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We only saw your window...

but it was the best window in York. Made us chuckle. Very refreshing humour. Next time, we'll make... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CHughes25
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Chester, United Kingdom
The best experience in york!

A small family run curiosity shop situated in the centre of york is a definite must if you’re... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Ellie C
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1 week ago
“We only saw your window...”
10 Dec 2017
“The best experience in york! ”
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A curiosity shop in York. We specialise in vintage and ethical taxidermy, oddities, medical antiques, curiosities, wet specimens, all manner of unusual antiques, natural history and strange and unusual gifts relating to this. We cover dark history...more
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21 Colliergate, York YO1 8BN, England
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+44 1904 629792
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Reviewed 1 week ago

but it was the best window in York. Made us chuckle. Very refreshing humour. Next time, we'll make sure we go past when you are open, we came past several times, but always too early or too late. (our own fault)

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A small family run curiosity shop situated in the centre of york is a definite must if you’re visiting the city!!! Upon entering the store you are greeted by many different and amazing antiques and oddities! You can get everything from taxidermy, medical, historical, funeral,...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been looking forward to visiting this shop as I love the bizarre but when I finally got to go, it was so disappointing, there was hardly any bizarre or odd just lots of stuffed animals and a few candles, they were late opening...More

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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

I apologise we were late opening. I am unsure which day you came in but we recently have had some health issues impacting our small business and it’s running. As for odd or strange, we have animals in jars, antique African animal horns, surgical and...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Our first time into Pandora's today after finding them on a well known social enterprise funding platform beginning with K.... which we have backed them on and we recommend people do the same. What to say of the location after our first visit inside today?...More

Thank Craig H
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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks for the review and your endless support and custom!

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Wonderful Curious shop run by dedicated and knowledgeable people - what a good combination. Its so fun to visit and explore the many strange and wonderful things..

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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks so much!

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

So many interesting things, from Taxidermy to funky shaped candles to skeletal remains! I could look around here all day! The shop owner seemed very friendly and was very knowledgeable when other customers questioned her about various items on sale.

1  Thank Louise B
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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Thanks for the lovely review!!

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I got a skull candle which made a great window piece for Halloween. I'd really like to build a little collection of antique medical devices and I know where to find them!!

1  Thank Kathleen F
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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thanks for your review! Let us know if you're looking for something specific and we will always help you find it :)

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous little shop filled with so many amazing and quirky things! We got a boxed butterfly which is beautiful! The back room is transforming into a little piece of history and it is well worth the visit!

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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Lovely to meet you and thanks for stopping in!

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Accidentally found this little gem. Packed with odd and fascinating items including taxidermy and old medical paraphernalia. Anyone with a Fortean or Steampunk type leaning should visit.

1  Thank John B
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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Hello, Thank you for your visit and your lovely words!

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Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you are a little like me and like the stranger things in life, pay Pandoras a visit, shop owner full of interesting facts and knowledge really approachable. I bought a very cute baby taxidermy duckling, which made my day and is happily sitting with...More

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Heather B, Owner at Pandora's Box Antiques and Oddities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thanks so much! Hope the duckling is happy in their new home :)

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