A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

Address: 163 Beale St. Memphis, TN 38103 Contact Email: aschwb@bellsouth.net Phone: (901) 523-9782
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Far more than just a place to shop, A. Schwab Dry Goods Store is a true Memphis landmark. Atop its characteristic battered wood floors and tables, find everything from plumbing supplies to religious paraphernalia. A trip to A. Schwab is a step back in time to the great days of general stores, offering a great selection of everything you need, and many things you might not. Browse through 44 kinds of suspenders, a wall of voodoo love potions and powders and a full kiosk of Elvis souvenirs. Discover bongo drums and crystal balls, shoeshine kits and corncob pipes, long thermal underwear and cotton petticoats, praying hands and plastic back-scratchers. When in Memphis, this is one icon not to miss.


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South side of Beale St. between 2nd St. and 3rd St.

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City: Memphis, TN
Region: West Tennessee
Subregion: Memphis & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
Free

Hours Open:
Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. Closed *Saturdays till midnight during summer months

Dates Closed:
New Years Day, July 4, Labor Day, Rosh Hashannah, Yom Kippur, Thanksgiving, Christmas