Mitchell Hardware, New Bern

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Besides being the downtown area's "go to" Hardware store, Mitchell's proudly serves as one of historic New Bern's most popular visitor attractions. Founded in 1898, the building is an historic treasure, and it’s located right in the city center! Within this carefully-preserved old timey store, you'll find the usual Hardware items… and much, much more!

NEW BERN MEMORABILIA: Hats, Aprons, Tumblers, and even Canvas Totes! Clips, Nail Files, Lip Balm, Mugs, Magnets, and Luggage Tags, Frames & Hangers of all types!

GRILLING & COOKING: Stainless Pots & Pans, Cast Iron Cookware, Crockery, BBQ Sauces of all types & flavors, and a very nice selection of local Recipe Books!

GARDENING: Tools, Seeds, Plants, Pest Control, Plant Foods and even boots, shoes & Gloves!

LOCAL ARTISTS: Original one-of-a-kind Pottery, Locally inspired Prints, Candles, Soaps, Creams, Lotions, Crafts, and a nice selection of books authored by local writers, such as novelist Nicholas Sparks, and renowned Chef Bill Smith, with his Savor the South cookbooks. PLUS... most items are made in U.S.A.--many are made right here in NC! Plus Free Gift Wrapping, and YES, we can ship it for you too!
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  • We stopped in at Mitchell's on a rainy Saturday to check the place out. My wife enjoyed wandering the store and left with a New Bern Christmas ornament. Staff was super friendly and made the visit...  more »
  • While downtown I received a recommendation to checkout Mitchell's. Part time hardware store, part time anything and just about everything. Found some new items, some old stuff and a little bit of...  more »
  • Awesome hardware store. Truly an old fashioned hardware store in that they stock some of everything. Also, they are very customer service oriented. I so wish they were located in my town. Fortunately, they are close enough to visit. Unfortunately, customer behavior and big box stores have driven ALL of our local hardware stores out of business.
  • Best hardware store in the entire state. This place has just about anything you could ask for and you can get just 1 or 2 pieces without having to buy quantity packs. I love this place.

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