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Antiques Storehouse:

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A big old store house packed with so much ,well laid out but some of the lighting is a bit on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alan h
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Gosport, United Kingdom
Large antique shop

Close to Portsmouth harbour is this beautiful dock building. Inside is a massive collection of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
rayrest
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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A proper old school antiques and collectables shop. Trying to fit as many interesting pieces into the floorspace as possible - around 10,000 so far. There is quite a focus on militaria and vintage toys but we try to cover as many areas as possible...more
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Store House 9 Main Road | Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3PX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big old store house packed with so much ,well laid out but some of the lighting is a bit on the dim side especially at the end on the left where the glass cabinets & pistols are but saying that they were more than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank alan h
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic store no doubt, it is packed with fascinating memorabilia and is well worth a visit. I found photographs from my grandparents old shop on Queen Street many of which were taken by them and had my grandmother's handwriting on them. Apon...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alexander N
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Close to Portsmouth harbour is this beautiful dock building. Inside is a massive collection of antiques that are offered for sale.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rayrest
AntiquesAndrew, Manager at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your visit. Looking at your other reviews you must have covered every square inch of Portsmouth :) Regards, Andrew

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I visited this lovely shop and I could have stayed longer than I did as there are so many interesting treasures to look at! We purchased a very pretty unusual ring which I love for our 25th Anniversary. The manager made us feel welcome and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank vickybrand
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Many thanks for your polite attendance and custom. Happy 25th anniversary! All the best, Andrew

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I entered the shop with my girlfriend, said hi to the shop keeper and was completely ignored. The shopkeeper then stood up and proceeded to follow us around the shop, whilst constantly staring at us. I did not feel at ease at all whilst browsing,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank nickrobo45
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your comment. I have no problem whatsoever with ensuring the safety and security of our stock. If I failed to say hello in response, for that I apologise.

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Antiques Storehouse: is 10 out of 10 the best collection of historic antiques, incredible high quality antiques...very helpful staff; the man who owns it is very helpful and friendly and one of his staff helped me with a French sword which I wanted to sell....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank kevin d
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

It was very kind of your to write this review. Appreciated. And thanks for bringing in the sword for sale, we buy quite a bit from the public at fair prices (usually what we expect they go for at mid auction prices so we both...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

the widow displays give a hint of the treasures inside - you don't have to buy anything to see the incredible no.of high quality antiques. The place is huge - it will take more than an hour just to do a quick look see -...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank j0hnc0x1
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Many thanks for the kind words and support. We try our best! Cheers, Andrew

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This is basically a very crowded antique shop within the dockyard complex, so you can't go in without paying a admission charge for the dockyard. Full of overpriced dusty tatt and so called antiques !More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sozlovesholisays
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your comments, I agree we are are rather overcrowded. Prices are in line with other antiques shop and fairs. Quite happy selling my pieces to many museums as well as the public as it happens - Lalique museum Paris, Smithsonian, Tank Museum,...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I was visiting the Historic Dockyard and as a keen military collector thought I'd seize the opportunity to acquire so interesting items. Thinking of the store's location I was looking forward to seeing what was on offer. Upon entering the shop I was ignored, not...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Euan G
AntiquesAndrew, Manager at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Dear Euan, thank you for writing this review. All I can really say is that I apologise that you were not welcomed or helped out, this is unusual as my staff are very willing to give advice or help with viewing an item, provided they...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was interested in finding an antique store in the U.K. I was touring Portsmouth and decided to pop in. I thought it was mostly going to be filled with naval items because of it's location, but it has much more than that. The staff...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Christopher F
AntiquesAndrew, Owner at Antiques Storehouse:, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Wow! That was a really supportive and kind review = many thanks. Regards, Andrew

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jamilla A
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Response from AntiquesAndrew | Property representative |
It certainly should be as it is a free public area. If you have any problem getting in please call 02392 851723 we can escort you. Regards, Andrew
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