Washington, DC
Emporia

This section features retail establishments likely to be of interest to steampunks. The listing includes antique shops, flea markets, thrift stores, comic book shops, costume stores, architectural salvage markets and more. Architectural salvage markets often sell antiques, but are listed in their own category. Costume stores are listed only if they are open year round.

Antiques

Emporium Antiques

Frederick, MD, USA

This antique mall features 100-plus dealers in 55,000 square feet of retail space. . .

Iron Horse Antiques

Manassas, VA, USA

This railroad-themed antique mall has more than 40 dealers. . .

Mount Vernon Antique Center

Alexandria, VA, USA

This antique mall features 30-plus dealers in 20,000 square feet of retail space. . .

Old Glory Antique Market Place

Frederick, MD, USA

This antique mall features 110 dealers. . .

Architectural Salvage/Building Materials

Architectural Old House Parts

Front Royal, VA, USA

Salvaged building materials and architectural elements. . .

The Brass Knob

Washington, DC, USA

The Brass Knob describes itself as "Washington, DC’s premier dealer in architectural artifacts and vintage house parts. . ."

Community Forklift Salvage and Donations

Edmonston, MD, USA

Community Forklift is a non-profit that sells used and salvaged building materials from a 40,000-square foot facility. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Alexandria

Alexandria, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Chantilly

Chantilly, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Fauquier

Warrenton, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Frederick County

Frederick, MD, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Loudoun

Leesburg, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Manassas

Manassas, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Rockville

Rockville, MD, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Silver Spring

Silver Spring, MD, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Woodbridge

Woodbridge, VA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Books & Comics

Alliance Comics

Silver Spring, MD, USA

This retail outlet sells comics, graphic novels, toys, apparel and other pop culture items. . .

The Amazing Comic Shop

Fairfax, VA, USA

This retailer sells comics, trade paperbacks, toys, statues and related items. . .

Beyond Comics - Frederick

Frederick, MD, USA

This retailer sells comic books, graphic novels, statues, action figures, toys, T-shirts and related items. . .

Beyond Comics - Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD, USA

This retailer sells comic books, graphic novels, statues, action figures, toys, T-shirts and related items. . .

Big Planet Comics - Bethesda

Bethesda, MD, USA

This retail outlet sells comics, graphic novels and related items. . .

Big Planet Comics - College Park

College Park, MD, USA

This retail outlet sells comics, graphic novels and related items. . .

Big Planet Comics - Vienna

Vienna, VA, USA

This retail outlet sells comics, graphic novels and related items. . .

Big Planet Comics - Washington, DC

Washington, DC, USA

This retail outlet sells comics, graphic novels and related items. . .

Brainstorm Comics

Frederick, MD, USA

This retailer sells comics plus graphic novels, trade paperbacks, games and related items. . .

Comic Logic

Ashburn, VA, USA

Comic Logic sells comics, trade paperbacks, toys, games, custom artwork, and related items. . .

Comics and Gaming Outpost

Gainesville, VA, USA

This retailer sells comics, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, games, and related items. . .

Exotic Planterium / Card & Comic Collectorama

Alexandria, VA, USA

This retailer was named "Best Place to Buy Plants and Comic Books" by Washington City Paper. . .

Fantom Comics

Washington, DC, USA

This retailer sells comics, graphic novels and related items. . .

House of Pop Culture

Waldorf, MD, USA

House of Pop Culture sells comics, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, figurines, figurines, and related items. . .

Painted Visions Comics, Cards and Games

Woodbridge, VA, USA

This retailer sells comics, collectible card games, anime, and related items. . .

Victory Comics

Falls Church, VA, USA

This retailer sells new comics, back issues, trade paperbacks, action figures, statues, statues, board games, card games, and related items. . .

Costumes

Gene's Costumes

Kensington, MD, USA

Costume sales and rental. . .

Flea Markets

Georgetown Flea Market

Washington, DC, USA

This popular flea market is held every Sunday on Wisconsin Ave. . .

Shen-Valley Flea Market at Double Tollgate

White Post, VA, USA

This indoor/outdoor flea market is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays. . .

Geekery

Tivoli’s Astounding Magic Supply Company

Washington, DC, USA

The store describes itself as "the District’s only illusionarium and de-lux haberdashery. . ."

Shopping Districts

Kensington Antique Row

Kensington, MD, USA

This shopping district in suburban Washington, DC includes numerous antique dealers. . .

Old Town Alexandria

Alexandria, VA, USA

Historic district near Washington DC with locally owned eateries, antique stores, art galleries, vintage/consignment shops, etc. . .

Thrift Stores

Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley

Frederick, MD, USA

This non-profit operates Goodwill thrift stores in Frederick and Carroll Counties in Maryland. . .

Goodwill of Greater Washington

Washington, DC, USA

Goodwill of Greater Washington operates Goodwill thrift stores in the DC area. . .

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries

Fredericksburg, VA, USA

Rappahannock Goodwill Industries operates Goodwill thrift stores in northern Virginia. . .

Red White & Blue Thrift Store - Laurel

Laurel, MD, USA

This large thrift shop is part of the Red White & Blue chain. . .

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