• Welcome to Whistlestop Antiques


    Whistlestop Antiques is a shop that has something special for all ages!

    We are open every day except for major holidays

    Call us at 707-542-9474 with questions between 11-5 PM. 

    email: whistlestopantiques@aol.com

    Antique Store in Historic Railroad Square, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California

    Whistlestop Antiques is a 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 Sonoma County's wonderful jewelry shop) and 36 talented antique dealers, you're sure to find the perfect item you've been looking for.


    This local business was founded in 1973 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 11 to 5:00 everyday of the week. 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 : 707-542-9474.

  • Antiques & Collectibles

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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!

    antique Native American handicrafts

    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.

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    Model Trains

    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!

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    Vintage Toys

    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.

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    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.

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    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."




  • Historic Railroad Square Shopping & Dining District



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    Antique Shopping

    Great shops for your collecting hobby

    From furniture to jewelry to trendy vintage clothes, you'll be transported back in time when shopping here! Check out Hot Couture Vintage Fashion, just around the corner from our antique shop.


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    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.

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    Welcome Center & Train

    Visitor information in the historic train depot

    Take the train to Santa Rosa! The SMART train from Marin is the coolest way to travel, and when you arrive the friendliest faces in Santa Rosa are ready to welcome you and provide expert visitor tourist information for your trip in wine country. The Visitors Center is currently closed.

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    Sleep well, right in our historic district

    From the classic Hotel La Rose (a Santa Rosa landmark) to the modern creek-side Courtyard by Marriott & Hyatt Vineyard Creek, and the new AC Marriott, there are great options for a restful stay.

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    Speciality Shopping

    Locally owned retail shops

    Historic Railroad Square only features unique local businesses. A carefully curated selection of fun shopping opportunities awaits! Have a look at the great shops in our district.

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    Events & Culture

    Festive exciting events are happening all year

    Catch a play at the 6th Street Playhouse...Start a family tradition with annual favorites like the holiday carriage rides and enjoy great storewide discounts at our August sidewalk sale, or take in great music at the Railroad Square Music Festival.

  • Team

    Photo credit: Robert Bejil Productions via VisualHunt / CC BY

    The Whistlestop Antiques Team: 36 independent dealers, all here to make your antique treasure hunting easy and fun!

  • Video Tour

    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!

  • Visit, Call or Email

    Come say hello in person in Santa Rosa: 11am - 5pm every day.
    Collecting antiques is a national pastime & shopping at Whistlestop Antiques is an antique lovers dream,
    Please come visit us to see for yourself!
    Call us anytime during shop hours: 707-542-9474
    Or send us a message on this contact form, we love hearing from you!
    If you have something to sell please email photos to Dee: info@whistlestop-antiques.com

    130 4th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    Open Everyday 11am - 5 pm
    Closed Major Holidays