Antique Archaeology Nashville, Nashville

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Located in an old car factory, Antique Archaeology Nashville sells repurposed items. Antiques and collectibles are carefully "picked" by owner Mike Wolfe, who stars on the History Channel's TV show "American Pickers." Wolfe travels the country to find old, unwanted products, haggles with everyday folk for a decent price, and then brings the finds to this site, where he and the staff restore them for resale. The small store is often crowded with fans of the show and of his work; you can visit the shop to see some of the items purchased on TV. Fans of the show can pick up t-shirts and various other paraphernalia here as well. Use our Nashville trip planner to visit Antique Archaeology Nashville on your trip to Nashville, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Part antique store, part museum and all promotion - in a tiny space. Many items not-for-sale. Lots of American Pickers(tm) souveniers, however!  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    We had to stop here, since my husband is a fan of the show and watches it nearly every day. We only bought souvenirs.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    Have watched 95% of all Pickers episodes since the beginning. Thought it would be cool to see this beach in person. It wasn't. So you see something from one of the shows on display. Big deal. It will ...  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Very near. Sky high prices on picked items but novelty items plentiful for purchase. Worth a visit even if not can of show. Also walk around the entire old Marathon Motors building. Original brickwork and flooring. Really neat building lots of tools used on display throughout building. 1914 when it was opened in operation. Lots of history here.
  • June 14, 2017
    Cool place to visit and see some very interesting stuff. While I didn't have the time to really buy anything that was antique, I did get a shirt with their logo... Unlike most places selling shirt these days that shrink up after one wash, the quality of shirt was excellent and I've washed it multiple times holding its size properly. Thank you for quality and still keeping the price a good one.
  • June 22, 2017
    It is just the coolest place! Seen it on TV a thousand times and wanted to go. It is smaller than portrayed on TV though,but still awesome.We even got to see Lauren, didn't MEET her,just saw her. She was gone before we knew it. Anybody who loves the show will definitely love the shop.And yes it did seem like a gift shop,but it still had a lot of the stuff Mike and Frank picked,and that's what was cool.
  • May 18, 2017
    Visited the Le Claire Iowa location last Aug..so this trip had to visit Nashville one while there. It was smaller, which involved a wait in line to enter, only ten minutes or so. It is located in older industrial area..kewl. Inside had nicely displayed pick items for sale and yes pricey. We did see items from their episodes..that was neat. Especially noticed the eyeballs at the cash. If your a fan it is interesting.
  • April 29, 2017
    The store is definitely smaller than it appears on the show. My husband was so disappointed in the size. Also, a lot of items are not for sale. It's awesome that you get to see a lot of the items they have picked on the show, but most of them are not for sale. Parking is a bit crazy but there's a lot across the street. There's a bunch of other cute shops to look at too and a place to do whiskey tasting as well.

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