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Mast General Store

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A little bit of everything!

We ran in just to look and found several small gifts for family. Then found some larger items for... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
22Farmers
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London, Kentucky
While you are in Old Town, don't miss this exerience...

This store was just fun to walk through and see their inventory. Nostalgic, eclectic and diverse... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Alyce S
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Rosemary Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

We ran in just to look and found several small gifts for family. Then found some larger items for us! Pretty amazing store.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

This store was just fun to walk through and see their inventory. Nostalgic, eclectic and diverse but lots of great values, too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alyce S
Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, Alyce S.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

Its in Old Town on Gay St. Several floors of goods displayed as if it was still 1910. Hunting, Fishing clothes and equipment. That's only one corner of the basement. Popcorn and an old soda cooler where you can buy birch beer or sarsaparillas and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jack B
Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review Jack B. "Enjoy the afternoon" - that really says a lot because that's what we hope folks will do. We hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 October 2018

If your ready to flashback to the late 70's, this store is awesome, just fun to walk thru. Very neat, customer service is awesome.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, corpspower. We'll take the adjectives, "awesome" and "fun", any day!

Reviewed 27 June 2018

This store has everything and then some. If you can't find it here, you aren't looking in the right place. We walked out of this store with so many gifts for the family and friends, it was truly amazing.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LongabergerLady
Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, LongabergerLady. Hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 25 June 2018

There is just something I like about this place that makes me want to come in whenever I am in the area! Maybe it is the atmosphere, the barrels of candy that I remember from my younger days, or even some unique items they sell....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, 2doglady. Hope you can visit again soon! Wow, we appreciate the kinds words.

Reviewed 7 June 2018

The Knoxville store has been a retail landmark in Downtown Knoxville since 1898. The building was constructed after the "Million Dollar Fire" in 1897. The fire started in a nearby hotel and destroyed the entire block on our side of the street. This store has...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, judy177. Hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Busted this store on a business trip to Knoxville, Tenn. It was a walk down memory lane with all the toys we used to play with as a child as well as childhood candy and I'm 58 years old! They store was amazing! Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, Jeannie W. I'm happy you enjoyed the trip down memory lane. Hope you can visit again soon!

Reviewed 18 March 2018

I went there for souvenirs because they have everything; magnets, shirts and hats, locally made Lodge cast-iron pans (I bought two of the smallest pans, probably make one egg but those I bought them for prefer to hang them), and, best of all, dozens of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

Thanks for the review, Connie T. Sounds like you enjoyed your visit. I'm absolutely sure that our associates would share lunch with you anytime! Plan another trip real soon.

Reviewed 17 March 2018

I was in Knoxville for a week and the hotel shuttle driver pointed out Mast General Store to me. I had never heard of it before. OMG!!! I absolutely LOVE this place. In fact, I stopped in three times while I was in town. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GoUSNR
Mast_Guest_Services, Guest Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2018

GoUSNR, Thanks for the review. We love it when folks visit more than once. It tells us that we are meeting the expectations of our guests. Hope you can visit again soon!

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