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Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop near Chicago, IL

711 Main St. Evanston, IL 60202
Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop is located at 711 Main Street, Evanston, Illinois.

This unique little shop sells one-of-a-kind fossils, rocks and other historical artifacts. The owner of the store, Dave Douglass, also has a museum of rare artifacts in town. The store and museum were started in 1970 and have both grown in size since then.

What makes this shop so unique is the owners have traveled around the world to find treasures they sell in their shop. The one-of-a-kind offerings truly are items you can’t find anywhere else. The shop houses and sells rare and prehistoric fossils, rocks, native American jewelry, crafts, and carvings. Some of the oldest pieces are more than 3 billion years old.

Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop also sells items online. The only downside to the online store is the complete inventory is not listed online. In order to get a feel for the vastness of items they offer, you need to visit their storefront in person. It is worth the drive. Online patrons can also call and ask the clerks to check the inventory for anything that does not show up online.

Dave’s Down to Earth Rock Shop is located near Chicago, Illinois. It is a unique shop which carries items both young people and older people will find interesting. Make sure to include this shop and museum on your itinerary during your next trip to Chicago, Illinois.


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