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Lakeville, Minnesota: Hot Sam's: Big Weird Junk

Ten wooded acres of big, weird junk collected by Bobbie Jake Hood since 1986.

Hot Sam's Antiques

22820 Pillsbury Ave., Lakeville, MN
Hot Sam's Antiques. I-35 exit 81. Drive east a quarter-mile on Hwy 70/210 St. W. Turn right at stoplight onto Kenrick Ave. Drive south two miles, continue through traffic circle, then continue south another quarter-mile. You'll see the entrance on the right.
F-W 10-6, closed Th. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Photo fee: $10 smartphones, $25 cameras.
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Futuristic car and flying saucer.

Hot Sam's: Big Weird Junk

Hot Sam's is an insane collection of Americana and antiques, everything from alien paraphernalia to giant statues, wrecked vintage cars, and creepy dolls. This is a veritable Mecca for fans of the unusual.

[Kealan, 08/03/2021]
Hot Sam's

Interesting, eclectic, weird. Interesting for both kids and adults and a photographer's dreamland. One thing to note: the $10 fee that people have mentioned about taking pictures only applies to people with cellphones. If you're using a "real" camera you will be asked to pay $25. That was a surprise I wasn't ready for.

[James, 09/14/2017]
Hot Sam's: Big Weird Junk

This place is open every day but Thursday. Admission is free but if you want to take photos (which you will), the fee is $10.

[Jen, 06/14/2016]
Hot Sam's Shark and Guitar

Hot Sam's is closed for remodeling as of 2/20/2015.

[lindsey, 02/21/2015]

The phone number on the closed sign is 952-469-5922.

Shark statue.

Hot Sam's Shark

The shark figure sits on the property of Hot Sam's Antiques, visible from the interstate.

[Debra Jane Seltzer, 08/04/2013]

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