Best Place to Buy Used Science Equipment (2012)

ASU Surplus

Any given day (except Sunday; they're open from noon to 4 Monday through Saturday), ASU Surplus is worth a visit — if you're looking for a super-cool, old-school vintage desk or perhaps a sturdy desk chair. Last time we visited, we found some giant green chalkboards. Nice. The price is right — ASU orders new supplies and dumps the old stuff here. But even better are ASU Surplus auctions, held the second Thursday of the month. That's where you can find the really crazy items, like a gorgeous apothecary cabinet a friend scored. (We're still jealous, years later.) In case you didn't get the memo, vintage science equipment is all the rage — even if you don't have any real experiments to conduct. Happy hunting.

Location Details

2325 E. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe AZ 85201


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