Where To Find The Best Pop Culture Things In Seattle
Where To Find The Best Pop Culture Things In Seattle
Anything that is weird, wacky or wonderful, you’ll find it in Seattle. From pop culture to comic books and from practical jokes to Mickey Mouse watches, pop culture is alive and well in Seattle. The greater Seattle area is home to one of the largest producers of pop culture products in the world, the oldest comic book store and one of the best novelty shops of all kinds.
You can find comic book stores everywhere, but the oldest one in America can be found at the Pike Place Market at Golden Age Collectibles. The store has been in its same location (#401 on the lower level) since 1971 selling over a quarter of a million back issues of various comics, movie scripts, figurines, posters, life-size standees, photos of movie and TV stars, vintage toys, and a whole lot more. You don’t need to be a comic book fan to enjoy this store. Everyone is friendly and there is so much to look at.
Funko 2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, WA 98201 - (425) 783-3616
About a half hour north of Seattle, you’ll find the headquarters for Funko where you’ll find Funko figures celebrating just about every form of pop culture from movies, TV, cartoons, video gamesand even breakfast cereals. Funko also stocks lots of t-shirts, key chains and other pop culture goodness. Throughout the store you’ll find larger-than-characters from your childhood like The Jetsons, Space Jam and Huckleberry Hound. Themed areas include “Gotham” (DC Comics like Batman and Wonder Woman), Disney, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel superheroes, Funko’s own line of Wetmore Forest critters and even a “Build Your Own POP” creation station.
BoxLunch 3000 184th St SW, Space # 286, Lynnwood, WA 98037 - 425-744-7477
BoxLunch is a place where you can get that hard-to-find item and help others at the same time. With every $10 spent on our pop culture-themed product offering of apparel, accessories, home goods, gift and novelty, and collectibles, BoxLunch will help provide a meal secured by Feeding America® on behalf of local member food banks. Many items for men, women, kids in the form of clothing, figurines, bags, accessories. All types of pop culture themes can be found here including anime, cartoons, comedy, gamer, horror, movies, retro, science fiction, superheroes, TV, movies and more.
325 5th Avenue N. Seattle, WA 98109 - (206) 770-2774
One of the best features of Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture is there selection of pop culture gift shops selling apparel, accessories, home and office, books, music, collectibles, Funko, keychains, school supplies, magnets, toys, games and puzzles. In addition, all proceeds from all purchases support the museum's ongoing educational and outreach efforts.
1300 N. 45th St., Seattle, WA 98103 - (206) 297-98103
Archie McPhees offers online shopping, but to get the full experience, you really need to see the store. Here you’ll find many odd and strange things up close and in person. Just don’t expect elegance here. Where else are you going to find the Nancy Pearl Librarian Action Figure or a Punching Nun puppet or The Crazy Cat Lady Game? Since 1983, Archie McPhees has proudly sold some of the weirdest stuff out there. You’ll be sure to find that perfect gift for the one who has everything since you can never have too many pairs of underwear made for squirrels.
1001 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98119 - (206) 682-5844
Before the Space Needle. Before Woodland Park Zoo. Before the Seattle Aquarium. Even before the automobile replaced the horse and buggy, there was Ye Olde Curiosity Shop. In addition to finding a large assortment of trinkets and goofy gifts, you’ll find a mini museum of the weird featuring a walrus skull with three tusks, the vertebra of the world’s largest whale, shrunken heads, mummies, natural oddities, taxidermy treasures and who-knows-what. Located on the waterfront, this is a place that needs to be seen to be believed.
Author:Ky DeWald Phone: 206-409-3570 Dated: October 2nd 2018 Views: 199 About Ky: With a decade of experience, Ky’s background in mortgage, finance, project management, negotiation...
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