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Mast General Store

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Address: Highway 194, Valle Crucis, NC
Phone Number: +1 828-963-6511
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07:00 - 18:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description:

An old-fashioned country store with many unique items for sale.

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A trip down memory lane

When in the area, do not miss Mast General Store. Though there is an updated branch on the main drag in the heart of Boone, the original store in Valle Cruzes is so quaint and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tuthfairy5
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in the area, do not miss Mast General Store. Though there is an updated branch on the main drag in the heart of Boone, the original store in Valle Cruzes is so quaint and nostalgic it is worth the short drive. If they don't have it you don't need it!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in the day after Thanksgiving to peruse the store. It did sell items that you would expect a general store would offer but to me looking at the items that were not for sale was interesting. The original post office that is still serving as a post office was great to see as well as... More 

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Thank Victor D
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved browsing thru the aisles, old fashioned toys beside hard to find handmade items. Eclectic mix of items to choose from.

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Thank KNS60
Hollywood, Florida
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162 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun destination to spend a few hours. The store is an original with a wide selection of interesting merchandise. Love the candy!! There is a garden shoppe and a very cool original school house out back, that serves as a type of outlet store. Worth the visit!!

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Thank Harris H
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed looking at the variety they had. Bought a few souvenirs. The highlight for the whole family was the candy room!

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Thank Emily E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the Mast General Store Annex on 194 (not the original location on 194) you will find the Candy Barrel - fill your basket with vintage or modern day sweet favorites, pay by the weight of your haul! You will also find region-inspired clothing for all ages and genders, with the upstairs (including glorious creaks in the wood) being dedicated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome fun. Go every time I'm in town! Reminds me of simple times in life. Take everyone there with me and they all love it! A must on things to do.

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Castlewood, Virginia, United States
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love older items or rare things you haven't seen in quite some time, then Mast General Store is your place. This place is filled with items of years passed. You could spend minutes or you can spend hours looking around & enjoying this store. It's annex store is just down the road & is just as great. I... More 

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Thank Jimmy H
Jupiter, Florida
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70 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good old time general mercantile. A lot of toy, clothing, Nick snacks fro times past. A fun place to browse. Cup of coffee is a nickle !

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Pearland, Texas
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95 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An old time variety store with many items my mom had when I was a child. They also have items of local charm- t-shirts, clothes and shoes. Staff is friendly and helpful. Barrels of old time candies. Novelty items that make great gifts - got some bought! The prices are reasonable also.

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