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Explore Indianapolis' Best-Kept Secrets: 5 Must-Visit Thrift Stores

Ash Jurberg

With the higher cost of living thanks to rising inflation, everyone could do with some bargains, so check out these five must-visit thrift stores in Indianapolis.
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With their eclectic mix of pre-loved items, thrift stores can offer hidden gems waiting to be discovered. From vintage band t-shirts to designer handbags, thrift stores offer a treasure trove of possibilities - and a fun shopping experience like no other.

So it's no surprise that thrift stores are becoming increasingly popular.

Let's take a look at five thrift stores in Indianapolis that are worth checking out.

1. Audrey's Place

Audrey's Place is the number one ranked thrift store in Indianapolis, according to Yelp users.

You could easily spend hours in this store as they have many items for sale. There's literally something for everybody.

3228 E 10th St Indianapolis, IN

2. Good News Ministries Thrift Shop

The Good News Thrift Shop has operated at the corner of Washington and Rural since 2006. Residents from the Men’s Shelter fully staff the store. 100% of the proceeds from sales go directly to the ministry to provide meals, shelter, and clothing to those in need.

2724 E Washington St Indianapolis

3. Thrifty Threads

Thrifty Threads is a thrift store and donation center owned and operated by The Julian Center. Sales of clothes, home goods, and furniture help survivors and benefit The Julian Center.

1501 W 86th St Indianapolis, IN

4. Avon Habitat ReStore

The Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity ReStores "is a network of four home improvement thrift stores that sell donated new and gently used merchandise at a significant discount to the general public. All proceeds benefit Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity as it builds homes, communities, and hope for families in need of affordable homeownership."

7998 Centerpoint Dr #100, Indianapolis, IN

5. St Vincent de Paul/NobleCause

St. Vincent de Paul food pantry and NobleCause, a resale shop, are located in the heart of Noblesville. It is a non-profit organization run by volunteers, and proceeds from the shop go back to the food pantry to help families in need.

1391 Greenfield Ave Noblesville, IN

Your thoughts

What is your favorite thrift store in Indianapolis? Have you been to any of these? Where do you recommend visiting to find the best bargain? What tips do you have for bargain hunters?

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