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Mast General Store Old Boone Mercantile

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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A Must Stop

If you like history and want to see a genuine old country store then this is the place. Mast... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jamestown, North Carolina
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A little of everything

It was great to see a little bit of everything just as it has been for many years. There were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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630 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3420
+1 828-262-0000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 30, 2012

I expected kitschy ware for tourists but found a real mercantile establishment with a sense of humor and great value. Make sure you visit if you're in town.

3  Thank NCLoggerheads
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

Its a great place to go and enjoy the the candy area with all the different choices to choose from. The prices have truly gone up higher over the years on clothes where you can find cheaper at other places.

2  Thank dbc_4141
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like history and want to see a genuine old country store then this is the place. Mast General store has candies, the soda pop, and toys from way back. You can shop in the three levels of the store as well. Plenty of...More

Thank LT772015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was great to see a little bit of everything just as it has been for many years. There were local musicians playing that just made the atmosphere great. Found some great gifts and bargains too.

Thank dtetown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to visit. All manner of 'stuff', especially if looking for that one thing for a grandchild (or yourself). Lots of possible stocking stuffers for any time on 2 floors. Imagine cracker barrel on steroids.

Thank steve s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This store was a neat place to visit and act like a kid again. All kinds of candies and souvenirs are there to choose. I enjoyed the old squeky floors like were in the dime stores back in the day. The candy was not as...More

Thank clandjudy
Reviewed October 5, 2018

If you like country jams, country clothes, and mountain decor, Mast General Store on King Street in Boone is the motherload. Think the Cracker Barrel warehouse of merchandise! While much of the stock is not locally made, you can find some local treasures here especially...More

1  Thank BaguetteLady
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Mast General Stores are fun to visit. Their traditional candy section is always a must to visit, with many choices from the past and unique new flavors. It is a bit pricey and weighing the sweets after selecting them from the bins doesn't help, because...More

Thank Durkfd
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Has a little bit of everything. Store is large, we spent about 45 minutes working our way through all the items... Reminiscent of the old "five and dime" type store

Thank denisekgross2017
Reviewed August 19, 2018

An old fashioned general store with lots of nostalgic items and some new popular items as well. Lots of interesting toys and a great selection of food products made exclusively for the Mast Store.

Thank Katy P
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Stopped by to look around and pick up a few souvenirs. This store is fun to look around and there is something for everyone. Last time we were in the area we went to Mast General Store in Valle Crucis and prefer that one for...More

Thank eal24601
Reviewed July 27, 2018

This store has just about everything, clothing, touristy stuff, shoes, camping and hiking gear, a candy shop. Our favorite section was in the candy store was a section with vintage type toys, always fun to look through. Staff was friendly, popcorn always popping (.50 for...More

Thank David K
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