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Tupelo Hardware Company

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Address: 114 W Main St, Main & Front Streets, Tupelo, MS 38804-3916
Phone Number:
+1 662-842-4637
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07:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:30
Sat 07:00 - 12:00
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A full-service, Ace-affiliated hardware store and small engine parts...

A full-service, Ace-affiliated hardware store and small engine parts retailer. We stock items that can't be found in other hardware stores with an emphasis on supplying as man American-made items as possible.

We are also proud of our historical contribution to Rock'n'Roll as the store "where Gladys bought her son his first guitar."

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If you're in Tupelo, you gotta go there

It's where Elvis bought his first guitar. An old-fashioned hardware store, super friendly staff, they sell Elvis souvenirs. And it's a good addition to your visit to Elvis's... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fastphilad
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Mich
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Mich
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720 reviews
297 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's where Elvis bought his first guitar. An old-fashioned hardware store, super friendly staff, they sell Elvis souvenirs. And it's a good addition to your visit to Elvis's birthplace. Looks like you can but I have all anything else there that you want. A lot of vintage looking items.

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Thank Fastphilad
Tupelo, Mississippi
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64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We took our travel friends to visit the Tupelo Hardware while in town for lunch. Of course they were intrigued by the story of Mrs. Presley buying the guitar for Elvis, but they were even more entertained by being in a real live hardware store that still has everything you could possibly need and all you have to do is... More 

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Thank hoganc64
Tupelo, Mississippi
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17 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Lots of stuff here. A wall of hardware--mowers, small engines, cast iron, wagons, Tupelo and Elvis tee shirts, tools, and yes--guitars !

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Thank Mike I
Pecatonica, Illinois
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51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We really enjoyed looking around here. They have a huge selection of merchandise, some of it on the old wooden shelves that line the walls of the building. Employees were eager to share how Elvis bought his first guitar here. Fun to look through, but watch out. It's not open Saturday afternoon or Sunday. I believe it opens on 7:00... More 

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Thank luannmoth
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86 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a hardware store mixed with past and future. As stated in another review the staff were very friendly and didn't seem to mind at all that we were just passing thru. They are a working store and it was a busy Saturday morning. It is in a very newly developed downtown area.

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Thank TNTravelertoo
Tupelo
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Looking for a new table saw? Tupelo Hardware probably can't compete with the Big Box. But if you're looking for a one of a kind machine screw to fix an antique toaster, if you can't find it there, it probably can't be found. What makes this store unique is its history. Elvis Presley bought his first guitar there and ever... More 

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Thank Stephen L
GeorgeBoothIII, Manager at Tupelo Hardware Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you stopping by. More 

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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It doesn't seem as anything has changed since Elvis bought his guitar at this place except the prices. Walking back in time.

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Thank 807wandak
GeorgeBoothIII, Manager at Tupelo Hardware Company, responded to this review

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nice experience every time I go. Courteous and helpful staff. Always have what i need to get the job done.

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Thank jerrybhowell
GeorgeBoothIII, Manager at Tupelo Hardware Company, responded to this review

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is the place where Gladys Presley bought her boy Elvis his first guitar. It remains virtually the same today as it was when they visited. The staff, who you would think would get intolerant of tourists, were very accommodating and happy to talk about the store. Well worth a visit.

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Thank katrina65
GeorgeBoothIII, Manager at Tupelo Hardware Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you stopping by. We always enjoy speaking to Elvis fans and general customers, alike. More 

Ohio
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40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Great store. Impossible to list what all they have. Great place for Elvis souvenirs at a reasonable price. I have a pencil collector for whom I shop, and guess where I found a pencil - yep, Tupelo Hardware. Could spend hours here browsing. Staff was relaxed, ready to chat away, and helpful. Make this a must stop.

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Thank Chiblc
GeorgeBoothIII, Manager at Tupelo Hardware Company, responded to this review

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