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Mast General Store

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Address: 15 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-232-1883
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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A old-fashioned department store!

We went here with a friend from Charlotte and spent two hours looking around....up and downstairs....three levels full of shoes, hats, clothing, old fashioned candy, and more.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We went here with a friend from Charlotte and spent two hours looking around....up and downstairs....three levels full of shoes, hats, clothing, old fashioned candy, and more.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped here with friends on a trip to downtown Asheville. Love the tshirts, the signs, and the hiking supplies. Found a super comfortable pair of walking sandals for a fabulous price.

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Raleigh, NC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This one was a bit larger than the others we've been to and they had a large downstairs outdoor clothing area. I know it's nothing fancy but I just love these stores! Nice to be unhurried and just be able to browse and look at your leisure!

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York, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The variety of items; hard to pick from them. I was able to find candy in boxes from my sons childhood. I usually have to order it and pay shipping. This was exciting. Seeing the old toys brought back great memories.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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215 reviews 215 reviews
77 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

You can go for a visit...and stay all day! What fun. There is so much to see here..lots of items that I haven't seen for a very long time. Brings a smile - just to see them. It's the kind of place that has everything from hand cream to straw hats...wonderful line of clothing & shoes too. Be sure to... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had heard of this store, but had no idea how wonderful it was. Many people love the candy barrels which you can purchase by the pound. This is the place for hard to find items, and things you thought you couldn't find any more. They also sell clothing, toys and games, household items, jewelry. The store sells items made... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
55 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A place to walk around and buy stuff. Nice store pleasant staff -the giftware is nice as are the vintage toys but it isn't anything you can't find anywhere else.Prices are not outrageous. Some nice Blue Ridge books and Asheville books.

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Tulsa
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Mast General Store is in downtown Asheville just a few miles from Biltmore. It is convenient to visit before your Biltmore visit. There are some interesting toys and old time things. There is a parking garage directly across the street. The store is a little hard to see at first if you are driving and trying to see where... More 

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Erwin, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Marketed to be a special gem of a store, I was totally disappointed to walk in and see a bunch of overpriced, national chain crap I can find anywhere. Trying to navigate through the parking jungle that is downtown Asheville to get to this place was a waste of my time.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We are huge fans of REI and other outdoor outfitters, but Mast has an old-time feel to it. Great service, super selection of top quality brands (some were new to me). Fun counterpoint to the galleries downtown!

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Additional Information about Mast General Store

Address: Address: 15 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-232-1883
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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