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Mast General Store

Address: 15 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-232-1883
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83%
Ranked #11 of 64 Shopping in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Attraction details
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
Hours:
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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Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Was hoping to see more old times type of items to purchase but was overwhelmed with clothing and shoes. I remember going here back in 2007 and it was much more enjoyable. I was very disappointed but there is a parking garage right across the street.

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Roselle, Illinois
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The windows all decked out for the season made me curious as to what shopping treasures were still to be discovered. A fun store filled with history of an old-time mercantile, candy, clothes, jewelry, toys, footwear and more. Step inside to see for yourself. I found a gorgeous seasonal top hidden amongst "practical" tops.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I'm sure Mast General Store is fun year round. But it really got us into the Christmas spirit. The store is fun to browse.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having been fortunate enough to have visited some spectacular "general stores" such as Walls Drug in South Dakota, the Vermont Country Store in Weston/Rockingham, and Zeb's General Store in New Hampshire, I feel somewhat qualified to say that "Mast" is not a real general store. To me, it's more of an upscale outfitter with some seriously overpriced nostalgic candies and... More 

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Burlington, NJ
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243 reviews 243 reviews
51 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This really is the place you can find just about anything- for your kitchen,clothes, candy, anything. You can't help but explore the racks and shelves, discover things you haven't seen in years (including my very first lunch box!) and find treasures. I found the prices reasonable and the merchandise of great quality. Its worth a visit, as chances are you... More 

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Commerce Township, Michigan
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117 reviews 117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

First floor is some real serious stuff for outdoor enthusiasts, particularly hiking and backpacking. Didn't look closely enough to rate the pricing, but brands and quality were excellent. Upstairs is the fun stuff; candy in barrels, humorous signs, good quality souvenir type t-shirts at good prices. We enjoyed our visit and came away with some "treasures". Just a hint, go... More 

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New Jersey
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186 reviews 186 reviews
43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have to disagree with the person who called it a tourist trap. The store in Asheville has real outdoor clothing and boots, as well as old-fashioned candy, toys, and memorabilia. Definitely worth a visit if you're in that part of the city.

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Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Enjoyed looking at toys that I had forgotten about. Even my daughter saw things there that brought back memories.

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Marietta, Georgia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I visited the one in Waynesville. It was neat to see the old fashioned soda bottles and candies but I found there items to be overpriced. More interesting shops in the area.

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Stockton, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Our visit was very entertaining. We shopped for a long time looking at everything they had to offer. It was very enjoyable experience.

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