The Franklin Shops
The Franklin Shops
4.5
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Diane K
Venice, FL4,495 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
We strolled through the building looking at all the various vendor displays. There is a lot of jewelry, clothes and decor items.
Written 25 November 2022
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rogersober
Clermont, FL35,907 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2021 • Couples
We shopped until we dropped and finished our Christmas list, amen. Great prices, products and service all around that made shopping easy.
Written 21 December 2021
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kerrih442018
Selkirk, NY586 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Friends
So this is an hidden gem! It is an artisan shop with a little bit of something for everyone. The eclectic jewelry, clothes and cosmetics are just the tip of the iceberg in describing the finds here! Everything seemed reasonably priced as well. Definitely worth the stop.
Written 28 November 2021
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Arielfl
Coconut Creek, FL2,004 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021
The Franklin Shops is located in a historic building that was built in 1937 for the Franklin Hardware Store. It is one of the few art deco buildings on First Street in the historic district. The front façade of the building is vitrolite, Carrara Glass which makes for the elegant store front. The hardware store stayed until the 1960's and then it became the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store.

Today the Franklin Shops is a two story shopping emporium offering a mix of jewelry, clothing,, art, furnishings, accessories, beauty, and gifts. There is so much to look at here and I wanted a lot of it. It is great for the shoppers because they can find a wide range of items in one place but it also benefits the retailers who can lease a space in here for less money than opening their own store.

I had a wonderful time shopping here and stayed for much longer than I planned on. I actually came back later on in the evening to buy even more gifts. I was able to find two beautiful necklaces for a friend and an aunt's upcoming birthday and then I purchased an initial necklace as an early birthday present for myself. I can't stop thinking of the pearl rings that looked they were in a mermaids treasure box. The salesgirls were helpful but not hovering. When you select your items you take them to a central register to purchase. They packaged everything so nicely for me, wrapping the soap in tissue paper and putting the jewelry in gossamer green string bags so I don't even have to wrap them. Love, love, love this store.
Written 12 July 2021
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Jhon
Bradenton, FL1,382 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
Form the outside the Franklin does not impress. It’s when you walk in prepare to get your mind blown by the great selection of classy one of a kind pieces from really great local artist. If you miss this place then you’ll just have to go back for the experience.
Written 9 May 2021
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joeypz3001
Parrish, FL114 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Couples
There’s something for everyone. Many local artists selling hand made jewelry, paintings, sculptures. The variety is amazing and wonderful to see all the different styles. Staff is very warm and knowledgeable. Awesome find while my husband was at the cigar bar.
Written 20 September 2020
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tjAugusta
Augusta, MO24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Friends
Great shopping always find just the best hosts gifts. The art is really unique. And if your looking for a fun summer clothes they have the best selection.
Written 22 January 2020
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Edwin M
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
We love the Franklin shop. My friend Chiropractor get all his present in this location. I love the beautiful art in the store.
Written 22 April 2019
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Jenee O
Newport, MI1,056 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
Always enjoy coming to the franklin shops! Cute variety of items from art to jewelry to clothing and teas. Nice stores
Written 1 April 2019
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gschleiffer
Estero, FL1,313 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Solo
This store in downtown fort myers has a few different personalities. Upstairs they have allot of different types are art by I guess local artists. They even have a small erotic section of Japanese statues and art. Down stairs they have a mixture of art and clothing and assorted other items like creative jewelry. The prices seem ok as my wife had bought stuff in this store. It is a must visit if in fort myers.
Written 23 February 2019
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