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Mast General Store

1601 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2855
+1 803-771-2300
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Cool Shop in Historic Downtown

Worth a visit if you are looking for some unique gifts. The store carries everything from Levi's to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alicia_JA
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Chicago
Need it or not - Stop and See what they got!

Like an updated old fashion store where you can find both quality goods and clothing of all kinds... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
Patti B
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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1601 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2855
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you are looking for some unique gifts. The store carries everything from Levi's to local candy. A fun place to stop by and browse for awhile.

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Like an updated old fashion store where you can find both quality goods and clothing of all kinds and fun trinkets, candies and nostalgic items of days gone by. This place will delight visitors and shoppers of all ages.

Thank Patti B
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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thanks for your review, Patti B. Looks like you summed us up pretty well! Hope you can visit again soon.

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

I made it a point to stop in at Mast after having been to the store in Asheville, NC. There is such a variety of items in this store I couldn't even begin to list them. Clothes, shoes (nice brands of both) soaps, candy, kids...More

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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

palomino62, We sure do appreciate that kind review. I hope you can visit our other stores as well. We have locations in NC: Waynesville, Hendersonville, Boone, Valle Crucis, and Winston-Salem; in SC: Greenville; and in Knoxville, TN. See you soon!

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Reviewed July 24, 2017

We love Mast General Store and wish they would open one in Franklin, TN. We enjoy looking for bargains and their selection of candy goes on for days. We purchased peppermint patties and salt water taffy. We are happy we stopped!

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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

MSO70, Thanks for the review and the tip about Franklin. I will pass it along to our leadership team.

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Loved loved loved this general store! Around since 1883?! And still holding strong! I wish more store like this existed! They had everything under the sun! Downstairs consisted mainly of shoes and camping/hiking/climbing gear, with nice selections and inventory to fit your needs. Upstairs was...More

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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Stars4dt, Thanks for the great review! I hope you will visit our other stores as you travel. We have locations in NC: Winston-Salem, Boone, Valle Crucis, Waynesville, Hendersonville, and Asheville; in Greenville, SC and in Knoxville, TN.

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Had a great time browsing the store. There is a large variety of home goods, clothing, shoes and unique items. Country store feel with modern shopping.

Thank JewelCricket
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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

We appreciate your review, Sarah H. Shop with us again soon!

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Lots of odds and ends. From shoes to kitchen gadgets to toys. Two full floors of clothes, candy and more.

Thank BuckeyeBob44471
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Mast_Guest_Services, Public Relations Manager at Mast General Store, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

BuckeyeBob44471, Thanks for the great review!

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stopped for a brief visit. They have a large selection of outdoor gear such as shoes, clothing, travel and hiking gear. Lots of old-fashioned candy.

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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Take a stiff drink before and one to down while you're there (if you are not a shopper). I categorize this place as a cross between an old Kmart, outdoor camping store, and a candy shop. There were more employees than customers and I couldn't...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while trying to find something to do In DT Columbia. It's a very nice store with very friendly and helpful people. Many unique things in the back of the store for special gifts and nostalgic items. Pretty good options for hiking and camping...More

Thank Scotty L
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