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Mast General Store

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Address: 402 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1162
Phone Number: 865-546-1336
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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LOVE this place!

i truly love this place! all the nostalgic candy! really neat gifts & clothes. huge camping floor! finding free parking is hard, finding any parking is hard, but if your in town... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Daniel C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

i truly love this place! all the nostalgic candy! really neat gifts & clothes. huge camping floor! finding free parking is hard, finding any parking is hard, but if your in town stop by this place!

Thank Daniel C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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455 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was raised in the era of the department store, and therefore find Mast extremely appealing. There are actual departments with different merchandise, and the folks who work there are among the nicest people you will ever meet. I have noticed hard-to-find items in the candy, toy, and kitchen departments. The downstairs is devoted to shoes and outdoor equipment, all... More 

Thank heyjudithz
Owensboro, KY
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67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think my family took me out of here kicking and screaming. Everything that you could ever want is here. The basement level is an outdoorsman paradise. And the top level has eye candy everywhere. Do not miss!

Thank bluegrassmom3
Bonita, CA
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68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun to visit. Still smiling. Great tourist trinket and trash store plus some old time goodies. I love this store as much as my wife does Nordstroms. Great for kids. Best store in Knoxville. 1 block North of Market Square.

Thank Snorris57
Knoxville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love visiting here whenever we are downtown. It reminds me of an old general store with a little bit of everything. My favorite area is the candy section because it is filled with a lot of candy you can't find now a days. They have a unique collection of clothes, housewares, outdoors, shoes, toys, and specialty foods. There is... More 

Thank Gwendolyn M
Central KY
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Located on Gay St which runs parallel to Market Sq. We ckd out the area in the back with the jams, jellies, bbq sauces. Oh & yes we did buy from the candy area($7.99/lb). You just grab a bucket & get what you want. Cashiers will weigh it before you purchase so if you overdo it, you can amend. I... More 

Thank teachingmom
East Rochester, New York
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We love visiting the Mast General Store in Knoxville! You can literally shop here for hours. We always leave with armfuls of goodies!

Thank Sarah A
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48 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you have never taken a trip here, you should really check it out. Camping gear, clothes, shoes, food, popcorn, cooking items. It's got an old-timey feeling inside but still updated.

Thank R M
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Has the usual touristy gimmicks, large selection of clothing, cool toys for kids and adults, outdoors/camping items. It wasn't crowded with merchandise. Had just the right amount of stuff to keep me looking and interested. Loved the loose candy bins. $7.99/lb I think :)

Thank Crickett69
Saratoga Springs, New York
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147 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

I think the Mast store is fun to shop and has so much to offer the discerning shopper. Great retro candy area for children and wooden toys, Chaco shoes, men's clothing in the basement , nice collection of sporting goods and hats. Think LLBean of the South. I bought a lovely scarf and other items for gifts. Quality store. The... More 

Thank Adirondacker1

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