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McGuckin Hardware

2525 Arapahoe Ave Unit D1, Boulder, CO 80302-6795
+1 303-443-1822
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A must

McGuckin's is a hardware store - so what? Because - it's the BEST hardware store in the world. They... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Susan S
Boulder, Colorado
America's Most Intriguing Hardware Store!

If you can't you're find it at McGuckin, you're way too indecisive! This is an astounding mega... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
John M
Bainbridge Island, WA
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McGuckin Hardware was opened on September 9th in 1955 by Bill McGuckin and has been a staple in the Boulder community ever since. Stop in to see our 60,000+ square feet of over 200,000 items in 18 different departments. It all began in 1955 when our company's namesake, a rugged, avid fisherman named Bill McGuckin, opened the doors of McGuckin Hardware. Employing four people in four departments, his success was based on his belief in personalized service, selection and first-hand experience. In 1960, Dave Hight became a partner in McGuckin Hardware with his father-in-law, Bill. Together they sought to create a quality hardware store with a reputation for excellent service and selection. Working from this solid base, Dave has carried on McGuckin Hardware's dedication to service since Bill's death in 1966. Staying within a block of its original location in Boulder, McGuckin Hardware has continued to grow. We currently employ around an average of 250 people in 18 different departments ranging from Garden to Housewares to Automotive - just to name a few. The store is 60,000+ square feet of sales floor selling over 200,00 items. With all of the growth, McGuckin Hardware continues to strive to meet Bill's goals of providing personalized service, selection, and first-hand experience.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2525 Arapahoe Ave Unit D1, Boulder, CO 80302-6795
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

McGuckin's is a hardware store - so what? Because - it's the BEST hardware store in the world. They are super helpful, knowledgeable, and they have everything. In decades, I think I've only been once when they didn't have what I was looking for. On...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

If you can't you're find it at McGuckin, you're way too indecisive! This is an astounding mega local store, a place that redefines hardware altogether. Go there, or be sorry you missed it -- one of the Boulder's special places even if commercial!

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is so much more than a hardware store. Great customer service, knowledgeable staff who stick around for many years. Toys, gifts, stuff for your ca, food for your chickens, kitchen gadgets. They even have harpists playing music around the holidays.

Thank Virgil_Boulder
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a special place if you are looking for hard to find items, that Walmart and Home Depot do not carry. Their selection of Hardware and Household items is one of the best, and while we lament the demise of so many local Hardware...More

Thank WJD_CO
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Of course McGuckin Hardware had exactly what I was looking for! Love this place even if I'm not looking for anything in particular. Great store to wander.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Huge hardware store that carries almost everything one would ever need! Start at one end and work your way to the other!

Thank mcmlm
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We make McGuckin a stop whenever we're in Boulder, but it's the most fun at Christmas! If you can't find what you're looking for at McGuckin, keep looking! I could spend a day looking at the art supplies, or the kitchen gear. Always a fun...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

They have everything, from a large selection of power tools and accessories, home goods, outdoor, etc. The employees are super friendly and willing to help out with anything.

Thank Stas' K
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Things big and small at McGuckin's is where I go first for my home needs or car needs or some art needs or plants for my porch. Always present are the "green vested" guys who can help with your questions or direct you to the...More

Thank dharmabum2016
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This store has it all - hardware, kitchen supplies, camping and fishing supplies, art supplies, stationary supplies and on and on. Best of all is the wonderful service that is almost impossible to find in Home Depot and Lowes. Even if you are just visiting...More

Thank susanfern
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