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The Market at Circa 1857

  • 1857 Government Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • (225) 387-8667

Featured in Southern Living Magazine, Circa 1857 is your one-stop shop for home decor, including fine antiques, vintage furniture, lighting and much more.

Circa 1857 is the best place in Baton Rouge to find one of a kind home decor. We boast a huge variety of fine antiques, vintage decor, lighting, local & original artwork, curosities  and much more.

Open everyday, Circa 1857 is a great place to hunt for a particular item, or simply get out of the house for a bit and get lost in a treasure trove of antique and vintage goodness.

In fact, Southern Living Magazine calles us the "Best Local Store in Baton Rouge".  Come check it out for yourself! Showcases the artwork from more than 60 artists. Circa 1857 is known for its international, unique salvage items. Eat lunch or brunch at Leola's Cafe & Coffee House and make sure to visit one of the five stores on site.

Our Story

With nearly 5,000 square feet jam packed of fine antiques, vintage treasures, and other decor, Circa 1857 is a funky jewel in Mid City Baton Rouge. Owned by Garrett Kemp, who purchased the existing business in 2016 when he was 21 years old, the store features a maze-like layout with booths and stalls that houses over 30 dealers and artists.

Originally, the building, which is on the corner of 19th St. and Government St., was a pharmacy built in 1920. The building was purchased and renovated in the early 2000s, and has been home to Circa 1857 since.

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