Boston October 10, 2017
9 Incredible Thrift Stores In Boston Where You’ll Find All Kinds Of Treasures
Cultivating your personal style in terms of your wardrobe or your home doesn’t have to blow your budget. There are plenty of
flea markets and thrift stores throughout Greater Boston that offer amazing deals and a fun shopping experience. Next time you’re in the mood for bargain hunting, head to these 9 thrift stores in and around the city.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Boomerangs – multiple locations
Find sweet deals on home goods, furniture, books, records, and clothing. While you can load up on practical items, there are some fun, quirky pieces tucked away here as well. Bargain hunters should keep an eye out for the regular sales offered by each department. Proceeds benefit the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts.
716 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
1870 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132
563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139
1407 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
2. Closet Connection - 553 E Broadway Street, Boston, MA 02127
If you’re on the hunt for high-end items with an affordable price tag, you’ll want to check out this consignment store where deals on designer and brand name items abound.
3. Urban Renewal - 122 Brighton Avenue, Allston, MA 02134
The Family Thrift Center operates Urban Renewal. Make your money go further by timing your visit with a sale - you'll often see 50% off a specific category of goods depending on the day of the week. Although this is primarily a clothing store, you’ll also find books, music, accessories, and household items here.
4. The Garment District - 200 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139
The Garment District bills itself as an "alternative department store." This shop, which has been going strong since 1986, stocks some new items, but mostly gently worn clothing and accessories along with fun costumes – making it a great spot for pre-Halloween shopping. With a little hunting, you’ll come across some one-of-a-kind steals among more than 40,000 items in stock.
5. Sister Thrift – multiple locations
A wide array of gently used inventory awaits at Sister Thrift’s three stores. From antiques to clothing to small appliances, this is a one-stop shop for great deals. Profits support the MetroWest Humane Society.
370 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472
374B Cambridge Street, Burlington, MA 01813
1251 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01701
6. 40 South St. - 40 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Discover some real gems at this consignment store (previously known as Gumshoe) that specializes in vintage clothing. Fans of fashion from the 60s, 70s, and 80s will delight in the quality treasures hidden here.
7. Raspberry Beret – multiple locations
Is modern clothing more your style? Head to one of three Raspberry Beret stores, which carry contemporary clothes and accessories in addition to vintage pieces. Overall, the stock is in excellent condition, so this is the perfect stop if you’re seeking value for money rather than just low prices.
2302 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02140
587 Main Street, Reading, MA 01867
8 Nason Street, Maynard, MA 01754
8. The Thrift Shop of Boston - 33 Corinth Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
The Thrift Shop of Boston has been around for 90 years! It’s easy to see why once you’ve viewed the store’s selection of sturdy furniture and shelves packed with books. You’ll also find clothing and household items here. Sales are frequent and include awesome bargains like clothing for a buck, and a bag of books for $5. The store supports the Home for Little Wanderers, an organization that helps at-risk kids.
9. Savers – multiple locations
Patience yields results at Savers. Sift through racks upon racks of clothing for wardrobe basics and unexpected steals. In addition to clothes, the stores carry books, accessories, and household items – especially dishes. Locations are scattered throughout Greater Boston. Visit
to find the shop nearest you.
What’s your go-to Boston thrift store? Have you found any excellent treasures? Let us know in the comments.
Address: 33 Corinth Street, Roslindale, MA 02131 Address: 200 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 Address: 553 E Broadway Street, Boston, MA 02127 Address: 122 Brighton Avenue, Allston, MA 02134 Address: 40 South St. - 40 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130