House Of Cards & Curiosities

(646) 741-7746 | View Website

23 8th Ave, New York, NY | Directions   10014

40.737883 -74.004627

Open Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-10pm

Sat 10am-10pm

Sun 10am-7pm

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Neighborhoods: West Village, Downtown

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House Of Cards & Curiosities
House Of Cards & Curiosities

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Exotic gifts featuring dinosaur teeth, collectible teapots and worldwide folk art. Also sells handmade and imported greeting cards.

About House Of Cards & Curiosities

  • Imported gifts and gizmos
  • Disney memorabilia
  • Fossils and amber pieces

Gift shops massive inventory includes cookie jars, imported English teapots, steins and mugs, Disneyana, extensive collection of Winnie the Pooh and Betty Boop, Curious George, Wallace and Grommit, Felix the Cat, Gumby, and Alice in Wonderland-related gift items. Also, imported English chess sets, phrenology heads, and tarot cards.

Natural history items include fossil trilobites, exotic tropical butterflies, ostrich eggs, authentic dinosaur teeth, and amber jewelry. You can also find an extensive collection of Day of the Dead figures and gift items from Peru and Mexico. Indonesian skull boxes, skeletal figures, and bronze sculptures. Gargoyles and other museum reproductions. Amazing fossil ivory carvings from Bali, plus mechanical gizmos including wood automatons, music boxes, and tin toys. Also find gift boxes, handmade cards, frameable art cards, vintage cards and photographs.


Reviews for House Of Cards & Curiosities

over a year ago

I'm glad this shop is there - interesting selection - but its prices on cards are out of sight. Try $5-6 for a relatively average card (i.e., no pop-ups or audio). Fortunately, a card is a low ticket item.

over a year ago

Editorial Review – Exotic gifts featuring dinosaur teeth, collectible teapots and worldwide folk art. Also sells handmade and imported greeting cards.

over a year ago

Best card shop in the city – When you want to send something a bit more distinctive than a generic Hallmark card, come to House of Cards and Curiosities for thousands of handmade, beautifully designed cards and other quirky knicknacks. While some cards quite elaborate and pricey, they have a full range of budget cards, too.

over a year ago

quirky – There's definitely a vision to this store, which holds nicely designed thank-you notes and wrapping paper in addition to animal bone fossils and snazzy pocketknives. The service is sometimes a bit reserved or surly-seeming, oddly enough, but that just adds to the unusual texture.


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