Hot Sam's Antique Store & Foto Park

It’s part photo park, theme park, artist’s haven, junkyard, antique shop. It is undeniably unique. And how you perceive this place depends on your individual preferences. If you like the odd, unusual and quirky, you’ll appreciate Hot Sam’s.

Antique Store

The largest and oddest collections of antiques and eclectic items anywhere. All mixed with useless and useful “stuff”.

Foto Park

Hot Sam’s has gained popularity as a place where professional photographers shoot clients against the eclectic props.

About Us & History

Gladys Hood, 26 years ago transformed a field with a two-car path into Hot Sam’s Antiques.

Great place to shoot high school grads, kids, families, weddings, engagement photos, and models for portfolio building. Call Kathy for more info at:

To walk around enjoy yourself and take photos

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Call us for more specific pricing information at 952-469-5922

* Includes the caboose as a dressing and make-up area.

KARE11: Porsche and mannequin removed after 40 years perched above I-94

t's not quite the end of the road for "Minnie MAPCO." She's hitting the road to Lakeville

A female mannequin known as “Minnie MAPCO” was a north Minneapolis fixture for decades, sitting on top of a red Porsche that was welded on top of a metal pole by the owner of the Minneapolis Auto Parts Company, which used to own the property.