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The Old Country Store

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Great country store, tons of housewares, tourist stuff, signs, candy.

Great place to visit on a rainy day or when you need a break from the lake. Lots of tourists items... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2019
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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What A Neat Historic Place and Fully Operating Store

This Old Country Store has everything and anything you could possibly want to buy in from candy to... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2019
Glenna N
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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Quite possibly the oldest retail establishment in America built on the corner from the barn frame in 1781 we carry the items that other stores don't carry from penny candy to wrought iron hardware to an old museum above the store we're open seven...more
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1011 Whittier Hwy, Pob 186, Moultonborough, NH 03254-3307
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Great place to visit on a rainy day or when you need a break from the lake. Lots of tourists items (shirts, cups, magnets, etc.). All kinds of collectibles (Coca-Cola). And interesting toys and games. They do have some local cheeses and other food items...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

This Old Country Store has everything and anything you could possibly want to buy in from candy to gadgets. Upstairs is an awesome museum which is free too. It houses many artifacts from many days gone by. It was so nice to see what people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Glenna N
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

The Moultonboro country store has all types of unusual gadgets & gifts, Candy and pickles the old fashion way in a wooden barrels. The Cheese selection is awesome. A must stop if your in the area!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

We were unable to find a Lake Winnipesaukee mug anywhere so stopped here - they had plenty of them as well as about anything else you could want! It's much larger than it looks and the prices are more reasonable than at other places we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank DebL457
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Love the Old Country Store and try to visit every year. If they don't have it, you don't need it. The layout is a real country store, with the pickle barrel too. There are candies that bring you back in time. A room full of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Cindi D
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I live in Moultonboro, and this store is absolutely a trip back to simpler times. It has the old penny candy counter, (although penny candy costs more than a penny now), knick knacks, toys, puzzles, great cheese, a pickle barrel, a small museum upstairs, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Hub and i felt like we entered a time capsule! Awesome store brought back the good old simple days of make do....and be happy with what you have......those were the days:).

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

There are places like this all over New England, and this is one of the better ones. Lots of edibles to choose from (homemade pickles, cheese, large variety of candy), candles, knick-knacks, a museum. Very interesting stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

From the endless penny candy counter to the giant cheese wheel to the pickle barrel, this place just oozes charm. The Country Store has something for everyone! You want T-shirt’s and NH emblazoned gifts and keepsakes? They have it. You want kitchen gadgets, home decor,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

I've been stopping in at the Old Country Store for more than sixty years. In some ways it has hardly changed at all. Each room is a chance to browse through interesting and unique items that focus on the local history and products of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from BAR845 | Reviewed this property |
It would be very difficult. The aisles are very tight. There would be some areas he could not get to. There are also stairs to different sections and there is no ramp or elevator to those sections.
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Response from D5Manganello | Reviewed this property |
Moxie is a carbonated beverage first concocted in New Hampshire made originally for "medicinal" purposes (similarly to the name brand cola, ginger ale and root beer flavors popular in the 1800's) It has a more bitter but... More