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Address: 2525 Arapahoe Ave Unit D1, Boulder, CO 80302-6795
Phone Number: +1 303-443-1822
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07:30 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 19:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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McGuckin Hardware was opened on September 9th in 1955 by Bill McGuckin and...

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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Awesome Hardware Store

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2016
Stas' K
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Stas' K
Boulder, Colorado
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 proper area. Store is well laid out and just fun to walk around and see... More 

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Thank dharmabum2016
Boulder, Colorado
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 in Boulder McGuckin's is a must see. You are sure to find something you can... More 

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Thank susanfern
Osceola, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We visit here each time we visit our daughter coming from the Midwest. I do not think there is any other store that holds up to this place! They have everything and more! The atmosphere is so friendly and the service so exceptional!!!!! Always a wonderful adventure!!!!!

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Thank Bruce and Mary S
Middleton, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

It is so much fun to go to a place that has everything. We had some time to spare and I had heard it was a unique place. I found so many things I could really use, including sunglass readers. I went out with several items and was only restrained by the fact that they had to fit in my... More 

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Thank Elizabeth W
Boulder, Colorado
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

A very large store filled with an extensive amount of everything anyone could need for hardware .excellent service provided.

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Thank Joe E
Beaufort, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

McGuckin's is one of the best hardware stores I have been in! It has things I didn't know existed and things I didn't know I needed until I saw it and old favorites that I can't find in the big box stores anymore. It's easy to get lost in here. Some people love malls... I love eclectic hardware stores... McGuckin's... More 

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Thank Glassgal
Osceola, Wisconsin
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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This is a spectacular hardware store that can't even really be called just a hardware store!!! They have EVERYTHING! From lights, bulbs tools to Fiestaware!!! And everything in between! And customer service like I have never ever seen!!! It's truly amazing! Somebody has to do some coverage in this place because there can't be many like it anywhere!!!!!! Hats off... More 

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Thank Bruce and Mary S
Lawrence, Kansas
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716 reviews
417 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

What an amazing "hardware store" This is more than a hardware store. It is hardware, houseware, outdoor, indoor, shopping experience! Go in even if you do not want to buy anything. I bet you leave with something, even if it is just a free sample. The staff is friendly and helpful. We bought a Little Library Kit there. Definitely worth... More 

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Thank Robert S
Boulder, Colorado
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700 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Locals love McGuckin, and for a good reason. The store has every hardware item you might need, I mean everything. Their prices are very reasonable, and there is a green vest employee everywhere. These employees seem to know where everything in the store is. The place can be very busy, and while there is ample parking, it can sometimes get... More 

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