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Horsefall’s Lansing Variety Store

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Amazing store

My parents have been telling me about this store for a few years. It's amazing. It seems small but... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Ames, Iowa
Awesome store

One of the last 5 & dime stores in the US. Millions of items. low prices. Meet Paul the owner. He... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
De Soto
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  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2018
“Amazing store”
3 Mar 2018
“Awesome store”
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300 Main St, Lansing, IA 52151-4400
+1 563-538-4966
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

My parents have been telling me about this store for a few years. It's amazing. It seems small but it is FULL of anything and everything you could ever want. Reminds me of the "dime store" my grandma used to take me to as a...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

One of the last 5 & dime stores in the US. Millions of items. low prices. Meet Paul the owner. He has an incredible memory and knows where every one of the million items in his store is located. this is like no other store...More

Thank battlehollow
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Unlike any store you have been to before. They have everything and nothing at the same time! Fun place to stop just to see.

Thank Capt_America_IA
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I love old general stores. I'm always amazed at the amount of merchandise on the shelves and it's always fun to just wander through them. This one was no different except that the aisles were narrow, the shelves stacked high, and it wasn't terribly well...More

Thank LittlePaint
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

There is something for everyone in this place. I commented to those in our group that if a fire ever broke out in it, people would die because it's so over packed both with product and people. If you are looking for something specific, just...More

Thank Kristyonthego
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Too many people when we were there too much stuff and people but the first time three years ago was good.

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Took some out of the area visitors here to see what a "real" hardware store was about. Some thought the goods were outdated, but I picked up a package of candy and it was dated good until Feb 2019, 1 1/2 years from now, so...More

Thank cf m
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Don't let the outside of the main store deter you. The store is literally packed full of stuff from floor to ceiling. Wander around in both Horsfall Variety stores and you are sure to check out with something. The prices are usually jaw dropping cheap...More

1  Thank Gary m
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This old variety store is jam-packed with stuff that you don't need, but you will probably find something that will catch your eye and will make the trip home with you. It is a fun place to spend some time browsing. It's a "must-do" when...More

Thank smalldog33
Reviewed 7 February 2017

As you have read other reviewers, it is a "must see to believe"!! I have been stopping in to shop here for around 20 years now and each time I go in, I am finding things I never knew they still made! It's like a...More

1  Thank Skimmer2065
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