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Address: 2525 Arapahoe Ave Unit D1, Boulder, CO 80302-6795
Phone Number:
+1 303-443-1822
07:30 - 20:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 19:00

McGuckin Hardware was opened on September 9th in 1955 by Bill McGuckin and...

McGuckin Hardware was opened on September 9th in 1955 by Bill McGuckin and has been a staple in the Boulder community ever since. Stop in to see our 60,000+ square feet of over 200,000 items in 18 different departments.

It all began in 1955 when our company's namesake, a rugged, avid fisherman named Bill McGuckin, opened the doors of McGuckin Hardware. Employing four people in four departments, his success was based on his belief in personalized service, selection and first-hand experience.

In 1960, Dave Hight became a partner in McGuckin Hardware with his father-in-law, Bill. Together they sought to create a quality hardware store with a reputation for excellent service and selection. Working from this solid base, Dave has carried on McGuckin Hardware's dedication to service since Bill's death in 1966.

Staying within a block of its original location in Boulder, McGuckin Hardware has continued to grow. We currently employ around an average of 250 people in 18 different departments ranging from Garden to Housewares to Automotive - just to name a few. The store is 60,000+ square feet of sales floor selling over 200,00 items. With all of the growth, McGuckin Hardware continues to strive to meet Bill's goals of providing personalized service, selection, and first-hand experience.

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We are so grateful that this wonderful Hardware Store has not fallen by the wayside like so many

This is a special place if you are looking for hard to find items, that Walmart and Home Depot do not carry. Their selection of Hardware and Household items is one of the best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Longmont, Colorado
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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a special place if you are looking for hard to find items, that Walmart and Home Depot do not carry. Their selection of Hardware and Household items is one of the best, and while we lament the demise of so many local Hardware stores in America, We are Very Grateful that at least this one still exists, and... More 

Thank WJD_CO
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Of course McGuckin Hardware had exactly what I was looking for! Love this place even if I'm not looking for anything in particular. Great store to wander.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
midcoast maine
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Huge hardware store that carries almost everything one would ever need! Start at one end and work your way to the other!

Thank mcmlm
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We make McGuckin a stop whenever we're in Boulder, but it's the most fun at Christmas! If you can't find what you're looking for at McGuckin, keep looking! I could spend a day looking at the art supplies, or the kitchen gear. Always a fun time!

Thank Nancy S
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

They have everything, from a large selection of power tools and accessories, home goods, outdoor, etc. The employees are super friendly and willing to help out with anything.

Thank Stas' K
Boulder, Colorado
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Things big and small at McGuckin's is where I go first for my home needs or car needs or some art needs or plants for my porch. Always present are the "green vested" guys who can help with your questions or direct you to the proper area. Store is well laid out and just fun to walk around and see... More 

Thank dharmabum2016
Boulder, Colorado
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This store has it all - hardware, kitchen supplies, camping and fishing supplies, art supplies, stationary supplies and on and on. Best of all is the wonderful service that is almost impossible to find in Home Depot and Lowes. Even if you are just visiting in Boulder McGuckin's is a must see. You are sure to find something you can... More 

Thank susanfern
Osceola, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We visit here each time we visit our daughter coming from the Midwest. I do not think there is any other store that holds up to this place! They have everything and more! The atmosphere is so friendly and the service so exceptional!!!!! Always a wonderful adventure!!!!!

Thank Bruce and Mary S
Middleton, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

It is so much fun to go to a place that has everything. We had some time to spare and I had heard it was a unique place. I found so many things I could really use, including sunglass readers. I went out with several items and was only restrained by the fact that they had to fit in my... More 

Thank Elizabeth W
Boulder, Colorado
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

A very large store filled with an extensive amount of everything anyone could need for hardware .excellent service provided.

Thank Joe E

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