Petersburg Department of Communications, Tourism, Marketing &  Government Relations

Penniston’s Alley

102 West Old Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
(804) 722-0135


Monday-Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Located in Historic Old Towne within two Federal Townhouses dating back to 1815, Penniston’s Alley Antiques and Collectibles stands as a testament to resilience, having survived both a significant fire in 1815 and the tumult of the Civil War. Proprietors Sid Scott and Chris Brown have curated a diverse collection of accessories and furniture sourced globally and locally, adorning their shop with treasures from around the world.

Visitors are welcomed into a meticulously maintained establishment, exuding a cozy, homelike ambiance. Specializing in exquisite 19th-century American furnishings, authentic Asian antiques, and an array of quality collectibles, including English Staffordshire, Flow Blue, and glassware, Penniston’s Alley offers a visual delight for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Be sure not to overlook their fine selection of cultured pearls and costume jewelry if you seek something unique.

Beyond their impressive array of offerings, the owners and staff at Penniston’s Alley are well-versed not only in the art of antiquing but also in the storied history of this Civil War-era town. This creates an immersive experience where visitors can not only shop but also immerse themselves in the rich heritage of the locale, making a visit to Penniston’s Alley a truly enriching and enjoyable destination.

Penniston’s Alley
102 West Old Street, Petersburg, VA 23803, USA
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