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Unique, Quirky Shop in LA

The first thing you notice about this place is that its housed in an exquisite old hospital... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phil D
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Delightfully Odd!

This little shop is situated inside the beautiful building that houses the coroners office and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol L
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London, United Kingdom
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1104 N Mission Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90033-1017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing you notice about this place is that its housed in an exquisite old hospital building that serves as the administrative offices of the LA County Coroner. It's a small little shop with some really interesting t-shirts and gift items. Apparently, the new...More

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little shop is situated inside the beautiful building that houses the coroners office and is filled with a weird and wonderful selection of coroners office branded gifts - hats, towels, bags etc, and some excellent models and so on. The shop manages to balance...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This shop is definitely not for everyone but it is right up my alley!! I found out about this gift shop online before we traveled to CA but it was on the top of my list of things we had to see. I think you...More

Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you have a sense of humour, not even a particularly macabre one, you'll delight in this place! It is true that a solemn silence is required as you walk through the lobby, as this is a working coroners office with grieving families in attendance....More

Thank Dromomaniac
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When I learned about this on TA, I put it on my agenda for our L.A. trip. Do take a look at what they sell online first, to make sure it's worth your trip. It took us a long time to get there from Venice,...More

Thank product-of-canada
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place is great if you want morbid trinkets and official gear from the Medical Examiners office. Its a little pricey but you are buying direct. Everytime I go there I feel like a kid in a candy store spending a hundred bucks on shirts...More

Thank travelguy20102014
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I had heard about this place some years ago, and finally got around to visiting in June of this year. Some of the gifts in there are really unusual - towels with body outlines on them, crime scene tape, body bags, down to the usual...More

Thank Irenepmi
Reviewed 29 June 2015

After you've passed through the mourning relatives you can safely liven up. Throughout the gift shop you'll be thinking (Is it even LEGAL to sell THAT???!!). No worries! You can also buy online to escape the prying eyes of your boss and mother-in-law. Or you...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Okay, it's not your typical gift shop - Skeletons in the Closet is the gift shop in the L.A. County Coroner's office. It's a great source of one-of-a-kind gifts - T-shirts, Hoodies and jackets emblazoned with "CORONER", body bags, beach towels (with a chalk-outline body),...More

3  Thank 007_nic
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Who would have thought the coroner's office would have a gift shop?! If your taste runs to the darker side then this is the shop for you... coroner logo mugs, shirts, "body bag" garment bags, hats, and the delightful chefs apron with pockets for "spare...More

2  Thank travellinjenna
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Phil D
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Response from swtraveler15 | Reviewed this property |
No, the shop is only open Monday - Friday from 8:30-4. They do have a website at the LA Coroner but try to check out the shop - it's really fun!!
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