Welcome to Whistlestop Antiques
Whistlestop Antiques is bright and well-stocked antiques & collectibles shop located in the Historic Railroad Square shopping district of Santa Rosa, Sonoma County Wine Country, Northern California. The brick walls of the historical building (built around 1910) are a perfect backdrop for a wide variety of antique treasures.
With 10,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles (including a specialty bookstore, fine art studio, and Sonoma County's best jewelry shop) and 36 unique talented antique dealers, you're sure to find the perfect item you've been looking for.
This family business was founded in 1974 and for years has been a favorite stop for locals and visitors while in Santa Rosa's Historic Railroad Square. Visit us and see why Whistlestop Antiques is voted (year after year) "Best Antique Store" in Sonoma County by the Press Democrat's Readers Choice Award and by the North Bay Bohemian readers.
Open 7 days a week, from 10 to 5:30 Monday through Saturday, and 11 to 5 on Sunday. Closed major holidays. Located at 130 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. Easy to find off the 101 Hwy Downtown Exit in Santa Rosa. Phone number: 707-542-9474.
Antiques & Collectibles
Vintage | Country | Mid-Century Modern
Furnish your home or office with eclectic and stylish pieces. Each piece is unique, and there's something for every taste and style.
Bakelite | Costume Jewelry | Beads | Pretty Things
Adorn yourself with baubles and beads, silver, gold, and sparkles. We have earrings galore! Bakelite was the very first plastic, and thanks to Coco Chanel, it gained popularity for jewelry in the 1920's. We've got a great section of bakelite jewelry here in the shop.
Paper | Life Magazines | Postcards | Advertising
Ephemera is anything paper - and we have a lot of it! Love history? Explore a lifetime of Life magazines, and browse the collections of postcards, valentines and more.
Dishes | Glasses | Linens | Flatware | China
Bring a vintage flair to your table. Mix and match to make an interesting table decor, and don't believe the rumors that you can't put them in the dishwasher!
Native American Handcrafts
Baskets | Blankets | Art
Northern Californian Native baskets, jewelry, blankets, paintings are very special treasures from our local tribes. We're honored to share them with you.
Relive your childhood with Bob, The Train Guy
Our resident model train engineer Bob has everything you need to start a new hobby or to add to your collection. Visiting us with children? Kids love our trains! Bob's collection will be sure to delight your youngsters. Make sure not to miss it!
Dolls | Trucks | Games | Teddy Bears
Be transported back in time and experience nostalgic pastimes from your grandparents childhoods. A simpler time, with so many less electronics! From dolls to dump trucks, treat your kids (or grandkids) or the kid in you.
Waxes and Polishes
Silver polish | Paste wax | Museum wax | Leather cleaner
Collecting is great fun and we have everything you need to enhance and preserve your favorite things. Our team is happy to advise you on the best product to make your treasures glow.
Gifts for Guys
Baseball | Fishing gear | Snowshoes | Signs
What's not to like about baseball memorabilia, fishing gear, vintage toys and more? We also have a great selection of antique tools, fun retro signs and lots of other things you absolutely need for your "man cave."
Novels | First Editions | Children's Books
You'll be delighted to find this cozy corner of antique and well loved books, including famous authors and many other literary finds at our antique shop in Historic Railroad Square in Santa Rosa.
Byron Blodgett Jewelry Tech
Rings | Brooches | Pendants | Charms
Louisa Fraiser Studio - Plein Air artist
Paintings | Art | Originals
Louisa is a talented local Sonoma County landscape painter, check out her great website! We're delighted to feature her. Her studio is open by appointment only, so please call Louisa at (707) 539-6454 to make an appointment to meet our Artist in Residence.
Historic Railroad Square Shopping & Dining District
Great shops for your collecting hobby
Restaurants & Bars
Eat well, drink and be merry
Start your day at the Omelette Express or one of our two neighborhood coffee shops. Check out the Railroad Square's Food & Drinks Guide for details on delicious options for breakfast lunch and dinner.
Welcome Center & Train
Visitor information in the historic train depot
Locally owned retail shops
Events & Culture
Festive exciting events are happening all year
The Whistlestop Antiques Team: 36 independent dealers, all here to make your antique treasure hunting easy and fun!
You'll be pleasantly surprised at the impressive scale of Whistlestop Antiques. To help give you a sense of the space, join one of our dealers Andrew on a tour of just part of Sonoma County's oldest (and best) antique collective: Whistlestop Antiques. Take a look and enjoy!