Part one-of-a-kind shop, part museum of shipbuilding history, the Lannan Ship Model Gallery (99 High St., 617/451-2650, www.lannangallery.com ) honors Boston’s  maritime past with more than 300 historical ship models and antique bells, and navigational devices.
Coin and baseball card collectors, take note: It gets no better than at Kenmore Collectibles (466 Commonwealth Ave., 617/482-5705, 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon.–Fri.; 11 p.m.–4 p.m. Sat.; closed Sun., www.kenmorecollectibles.com ), where every genre and era are amply represented. Pick up rare and vintage coins, alongside sports memorabilia you never thought you’d see again.