There’s nothing like finding a bargain on a beautiful bauble or useful item. When you want to take home some amazing treasures but don’t want to empty out your wallet in the process, hunting through a great thrift store is the perfect solution. These Massachusetts thrift stores offer awesome selections at unbeatable prices.
1. Wicked Thrift, West Dennis
This quirky shop is located in a lovely old building and is jam-packed with delightful and colorful finds. The staff is friendly and sociable, and the selection is unrivaled in terms of quality and uniqueness. They get all their wares through trading with customers,
so you know you're getting some great local flair. (533 Main Street, West Yarmouth)
2. The Parson's Closet, Easthampton
The Parson's Closet is located in the former parsonage of the Easthampton Congregational Church. There's so much to discover here, including vintage and modern decor, plenty of kitchenware and the occasional steeply-discounted electric. Prices are very reasonable and you can easily fill your shopping bag for cheap. (116 Main Street, Easthampton)
3. Grime, Worcester
This shop is small but organized, making finding just what you're after a breeze. It offers a mix of vintage and modern used clothing, as well as a great selection of shoes and purses. The atmosphere here is upbeat and quirky, which makes shopping the racks a real treat. Some of the jewelry and accessories here are made by local artists, you know know you'll find something unique and fun. (356 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester)
4. 2nd Time Around, Northampton
This is a charming and bright store with plenty of options. It's a great spot if you're looking for trendy clothes from top retailers at deeply discounted prices. The staff is friendly and helpful, and you can easily spend quite some time looking through their fantastic selection of both women's and men's apparel. (34 Pleasant Street, Northampton)
5. Boomerangs, Cambridge
This is a thrift shop with a great cause. All the proceeds here go to the AIDS Action Committee,
so you can browse knowing that you're making a difference with your dollars. They carry an awesome selection of quirky and trendy treasures that range from vintage goodies to modern items at ridiculously discounted prices. (563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge)
6. Maria's Homegoods, Worcester
Maria's Homegoods is a small but friendly thrift store that carries everything from retro jewelry to home essentials. Browse the carefully curated shelves full of new and old-fashioned toys, take home a charming piece of pre-loved furniture or simply try on some of the gorgeous accessories on display. (406 Chandler Street, Worcester)
7. Boho Exchange, Great Barrington
This is a fabulous vintage clothing store that is filled with amazing fashion from the past and present. There's a great selection of high-end modern threads as well as beautiful vintage pieces. You can often find unexpected treasures here, such as early 20th-century gowns and stunning jewelry. This is a small shop with a lot of heart.
(252 Main Street, Great Barrington)
8. New 2 You Family Boutique, Sunderland
This shop carries quality second-hand clothing for your family. It's a great place to pick up some new threads for rapidly growing kids, or look for something fun for yourself. They also offer a good selection of new jewelry and quirky gifts.
(283 Amherst Road, Sunderland)
9. Leroy's Attic, Leominster
Come here for a personal touch and a friendly thrift store experience. If you love the kind of shop that offers shelves and shelves of "beautiful junk," you'll love Leroy's Attic. There are countless old trunks, records, furniture and knick-knacks lining the large space. It's a real treasure hunt experience here,
and you're sure to leave with a gem or two. (609 Main Street, Leominster)
10. Global Thrift Store, Waltham
This is a sprawling thrift store with an almost overwhelming selection. The prices are ridiculously low and you can almost always find quality pieces from high-end labels. This store also offers a wonderful program that rewards you for donating clothing and items with a "gem" from the store – after making your donation, stroll through the aisles and pick out an item with a marker indicating it's part of the program. (322 Moody Street, Waltham)
11. Witch City Consignment & Thrift Store, Salem
Head to Salem for this great thrift shop. Browsing here is akin to scouring your grandparents' attic for gems from the past. You can spend all day here combing through everything from vintage gowns, old farm tools,
toys and jewelry. The prices are very reasonable and the staff is often willing to negotiate if you really love a piece. (301 Essex Street, Salem)
12. Oldie's Marketplace, Newburyport
This place is more of an antique barn than a thrift store, but it's worth mentioning due to the massive collection of vintage and contemporary decor, clothing and tools. You'll have no problem finding some interesting treasure or useful tool to take home with you, and you'll definitely be happy with the price tag. (27 Water St, Newburyport)
You’ll be sure to find something fabulous at these great thrift stores. For more vintage treasures, check out our list of the
10 best flea markets in Massachusetts.