The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall in Phoenix, Arizona, is just one of a chain of antique malls located throughout the country that brings the convenience of a shopping mall to the uniqueness of antique shopping.
The 40,000 sq ft mall is home to some 630 antique dealers all under one roof, offering the biggest and best selection of antique, collectible and memorabilia items in the Valley. The pieces are all carefully arranged, and along with the accessible aisles it makes the business of antique shopping as convenient and enjoyable as possible. With new and unique items around every corner, it's worth planning ahead to spend a great deal of time there.
There are antiques of all kinds and genres from all over the world, and the mall is home to some especially impressive collections of glass, pottery, china and crystal, including items of Rookwood and Roseville. Star Wars aficionados will love the huge selection of memorabilia on display, and history lovers will revel in the huge array of rare military items with pieces dating back to the Civil and Revolutionary Wars.
There's even a food outlet on site, Blimpie's sub shop, ideal for a quick break after all that shopping. Visitors should bear in mind that because of this dogs aren't allowed inside, so they'll need to make other arrangements or leave them at home.
The mall is also host to numerous events, promotions and workshops for dealers as well as collectors, so it's worth checking their calendar regularly to see what's going on. Events include sales, promotional days for dealers and anniversary events every September, where visitors can enjoy the celebrations and special treats on offer.
Visitors to the mall love the huge selection of antiques on offer, and with stock constantly changing there's always something new to see. Collectors of all kinds will love a trip there, with goods of all types from sporting memorabilia to early video games. Even non-collectors will love the experience, as it's a chance to browse round and see if there's any items that bring back memories or could even kick-start a collecting bug.
The mall is open year-round, 7 days a week, from 9am until 9pm, and with ample parking on-site finding a space shouldn't be a problem. Ideally located in the heart of Phoenix, it's easily accessible from anywhere in the city and beyond.
The Brass Armadillo Antique Mall is definitely worth a stop for anyone in the area. With items appealing to all tastes and interests it isn't hard to see why it's so popular, and with constantly updated stock and such a huge selection it's sure to continue to appeal.