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Cape Cod's 10 Best Spots for Bizarre, Weird and WTF Shopping

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Cape Cod has no shortage of gift shops, but what if you're in the market for a taxidermy weasel, aphrodisiac smoke or cement zen frog? Running the gamut from absurd to zany, each of these 10 Cape Cod stores offers a shopping experience unlike any other over the bridge. Enjoy!

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1. Blast From The Past

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315 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540
(508) 548-1918
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Dedicated to all things retro, this family-owned gift store has all of your standard nostalgic needs covered - baseball cards, comic books, etc. - in addition to a few fabulously weird items like a Creature from the Black Lagoon fossil hand (pictured) and Skittle Pool.

2. M. Brann & Co

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Central Square
Mashpee, MA 02649
(508) 477-0299
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"Dammit! Dammit! Dammit!" is apparently what you're supposed to yell when slamming these Dammit dolls. Those without anger management issues will also find an assortment of unique gifts at M. Brann & Co.

3. Joke Shoppe & Adult Connection

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624 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(508) 862-2480

The name says it all, faux foreclosure notices and pink furry handcuffs all under one roof (although you have to be over 18 to browse the separate Adult Connection).

4. The Edward Gorey House

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8 Strawberry Lane
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675
(508) 362-3909
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In need of a Dracula toy theater, a Gashlycrumb Tinies watch or a Doubtful Guest Mug? Head on over to The Edward Gorey House store.

5. Harwich Antique Center

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10 Main Street
West Harwich, MA 02671
(508) 432-4220
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With over 40 dealers, the Harwich Antique Center has enough vintage furniture, signage and creepy dolls to fill a bizarre bazaar [see: mask].

6. Lemon Tree Pottery

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1069 Massachusetts 6A
Brewster, MA 02631
(508) 896-3065
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Where else on the Cape will you find a Zen Frog displayed alongside pottery from all over North America?

7. Cedar Spring Herb Farm

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159 Long Pond Drive
Harwich, MA 02645
(508) 430-4372
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On the menu at this 7 acre organic herbal oasis? An Aphrodisiac smoking blend that "should be smoked before intimacy not after!" In addition, the United Plant Savers registered farm with walking trails and ceremonial spaces sells skin care products, tea and fragrances.

8. Wellfleet Flea Market

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51 State Highway 6 Alternate
Wellfleet, MA 02667
(508) 349-0541
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You never know what you'll find at the Wellfleet Flea Market. Over 200 vendors are there offering an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, furniture, knickknacks, nautical goodies, and taxidermy. Photo credit: Apartment Therapy

9. Shop Therapy

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286 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-1440
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Shop Therapy has been an alternative lifestyle emporium for over twenty years. The retail store is jammed full of fun clothes, Spank the Monkey jewelry, incense, beads, hacky sacks, and more.

10. House of LaRue

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244 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-1969
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The House of LaRue specializes street-born clothing, urban style jewelry (like the jet setter super style ring pictured), American blown glass pipes, and wild wigs.

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1. Blast From The Past

315 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540

Dedicated to all things retro, this family-owned gift store has all of your standard nostalgic needs covered - baseball cards, comic books, etc. - in addition to a few fabulously weird items like a Creature from the Black Lagoon fossil hand (pictured) and Skittle Pool.

315 Main Street
Falmouth, MA 02540

2. M. Brann & Co

Central Square, Mashpee, MA 02649

"Dammit! Dammit! Dammit!" is apparently what you're supposed to yell when slamming these Dammit dolls. Those without anger management issues will also find an assortment of unique gifts at M. Brann & Co.

Central Square
Mashpee, MA 02649

3. Joke Shoppe & Adult Connection

624 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

The name says it all, faux foreclosure notices and pink furry handcuffs all under one roof (although you have to be over 18 to browse the separate Adult Connection).

624 Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601

4. The Edward Gorey House

8 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

In need of a Dracula toy theater, a Gashlycrumb Tinies watch or a Doubtful Guest Mug? Head on over to The Edward Gorey House store.

8 Strawberry Lane
Yarmouth Port, MA 02675

5. Harwich Antique Center

10 Main Street, West Harwich, MA 02671

With over 40 dealers, the Harwich Antique Center has enough vintage furniture, signage and creepy dolls to fill a bizarre bazaar [see: mask].

10 Main Street
West Harwich, MA 02671

6. Lemon Tree Pottery

1069 Massachusetts 6A, Brewster, MA 02631

Where else on the Cape will you find a Zen Frog displayed alongside pottery from all over North America?

1069 Massachusetts 6A
Brewster, MA 02631

7. Cedar Spring Herb Farm

159 Long Pond Drive, Harwich, MA 02645

On the menu at this 7 acre organic herbal oasis? An Aphrodisiac smoking blend that "should be smoked before intimacy not after!" In addition, the United Plant Savers registered farm with walking trails and ceremonial spaces sells skin care products, tea and fragrances.

159 Long Pond Drive
Harwich, MA 02645

8. Wellfleet Flea Market

51 State Highway 6 Alternate, Wellfleet, MA 02667

You never know what you'll find at the Wellfleet Flea Market. Over 200 vendors are there offering an eclectic mix of clothing, jewelry, furniture, knickknacks, nautical goodies, and taxidermy. Photo credit: Apartment Therapy

51 State Highway 6 Alternate
Wellfleet, MA 02667

9. Shop Therapy

286 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

Shop Therapy has been an alternative lifestyle emporium for over twenty years. The retail store is jammed full of fun clothes, Spank the Monkey jewelry, incense, beads, hacky sacks, and more.

286 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

10. House of LaRue

244 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

The House of LaRue specializes street-born clothing, urban style jewelry (like the jet setter super style ring pictured), American blown glass pipes, and wild wigs.

244 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657