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The Arcadia Opera House

106 W Oak St, Arcadia, FL 34266-3914
+1 941-456-5602
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Tremendous array of collectables, antiques and treasures!

We have been visiting the Opera House Antique mall for many years and it just keeps getting better... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John_M34618
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Sarasota, Florida
Too much stuff

There is no access to this store other than via stairs. Once you get to the top of the stairs, it... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
RNCFL
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Central Florida, Florida
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The Arcadia Opera House, built in 1906, is a museum and enormous antique shop. It houses an amazing collection of historical items and the theater is in near original condition. Several paranormal investigations have taken place there and the Opera House is a well know haunted location.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“oak street” (7 reviews)
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106 W Oak St, Arcadia, FL 34266-3914
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"interesting place"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been visiting the Opera House Antique mall for many years and it just keeps getting better. The owner is very familiar with all of the inventory and is always helpful and friendly. When we visited last weekend we found some fantastic treasures to...More

Thank John_M34618
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

There is no access to this store other than via stairs. Once you get to the top of the stairs, it is several rooms. Stuff is crammed everywhere. There is no organization to most rooms (which have been told are "booths" for vendors). It is...More

Thank RNCFL
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Although the old down town has become an antique store area, the town itself has went down hill a lot since the 90s. It was always mostly an agricultural town with some retirement areas but now has become what is called "little Mexico" A lot...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Could have spent hours there, from room to room looking at all the antic and interesting stuff they have, but we ran out of time. This is a great antic shop, with a lot of history. Definitely a must do when in Arcadia.

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's always a pleasure to visit the Opera House for the history and treasures. This isn't exactly the best place on Oak Street to find a really valuable Bonafide antique, but it's great for "junk" pickers that don't want to spend a lot of money....More

2  Thank Sroxelmore
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

It was an interesting visit in an old opera house. I wondered what it was like in it's heyday. A mix of art available for sale, clothing, and assorted items to look at in the rooms mixed in with local items of interest. I did...More

Thank MaggieTraveler007
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

It looks like years ago someone shut down the theater, pushed a lot of thespian material against the wall and said" Hey ! Let's sell some stuff outta here". I love this place. it's an antique shop, an attraction and tour all in one place....More

Thank Lonnie P
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Like most of Arcadia which has been repurposed to an antique heaven, so too has this early 1900 Opera House. The original stage is still in tact, on hand are the early film projectors with which 30s/40s movies were shown here, and original seats. Most...More

Thank JoelBx
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We thought we couldn't miss the opportunity to see the space rebuilt in 1906. It was full of a wide range of antiques and stuff. It lacked high quality items with mostly items of regular American Life--not a whole lot different than the 20 plus...More

1  Thank JosephatFremont
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a great place to visit, even if you aren't an antique collector. The entrance could be an obstacle for many people. It is a very steep and long walk up stairs. If you can do it, iy is worth the effort. Many interesting...More

Thank pablocollier
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