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Woolly Mammoth

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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This place is wild!

Brilliant independent shop with all sorts of world curio from shrunken heads to old creepy toys and... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Jane A
via mobile
Awesome Oddity Shop

This is a wonderful little shop. They have everything from kitsch to museum quality artifacts... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
LoganMarvel
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13 Mar 2018
“This place is wild! ”
15 Oct 2017
“Awesome Oddity Shop”
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Brilliant independent shop with all sorts of world curio from shrunken heads to old creepy toys and taxidermy. The owner is a really cool guy who told us all about his ‘collecting’ trips to the likes of romania and all the macabre sights he has...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a wonderful little shop. They have everything from kitsch to museum quality artifacts. Prices are decent for being located in Chicago.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank LoganMarvel
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is qurikey, weird and wonderful. I love the odd range of super cool stuff. If you want something odd come here. Where else can you find a jar of teeth? The owners and staff are so super nice.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This place is so cool. Give yourself some time to explore- it's loaded with unique items. Friendly and helpful staff. Great oddities shop!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kristenerinmc
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Run by a super friendly guy, this shop is not like anyone else out there. It's beyond bizarre, but after initial shock, I found a lot of items to be beautiful and interesting. There's not enough room in my bag to fit a skeleton nor...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Anders C
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Woolly Mammoth is the penultimate curiosity shop - where else can you find a mounted catfish head, lamprey eels in jars, photos of two headed calves, and surgical instruments. We have been to Patton's Gate and Obscura Antiques in NYC - this one takes the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank OHVirginiaNative
Reviewed 24 May 2014

This is, by far, one of the most unusual stores that I have ever been in. Filled with one of a kind items! This is in Andersonville, north of Chicago. The business card says antiques and oddities- worth the visit if you want to take...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank cavwalker
Reviewed 16 March 2014

If you enjoy the unusual, you will LOVE Woolly Mammoth, located in the Andersonville Neighborhood of Chicago, IL. After the Chicago fire of 1871, wooden homes were outlawed and Swedish immigrants who could not afford brick or stone homes began to move outside the city's...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank bazinga55
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