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Address: 1900 Store St, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 4R4, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-385-9703
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09:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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From our beginnings as a scrap business in 1934, Capital Iron has...

From our beginnings as a scrap business in 1934, Capital Iron has maintained its unique charm. Over the past 80 years our store has evolved into a true General Store for the modern consumer. If you need it, chances are we have it! From Clothing to Camping, BBQs to Garden, There's No Store Like It!

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This place has been around for years and is one of the greatest and most eclectic 'hardware' stores ever! I always find a great deal on something!

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Pat O
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has been around for years and is one of the greatest and most eclectic 'hardware' stores ever! I always find a great deal on something!

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Thank Pat O
Royston, Canada
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140 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Each time we visit Victoria, Capitol Iron is on the must visit lists. Miss seeing Peter at the Store, but they continue to improve. This time we found a large Italian Expresso Coffee maker at a great price.

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Thank ross m
Calgary, Canada
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880 reviews
485 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 487 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Capital Iron has come a long way since the days of dismantelling old ships for scrap and selling unique marine supplies. When we lived in Victoria, over 40 years ago, it became our 'go-to' hardware store. We stopped in here on a recent visit to Victoria because my husband was looking for some different pieces of hardware that would be... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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101 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We never go to Victoria without going in to this store. I visit every store and always find something I must have.

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Thank Lynda S
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125 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the original hardware stores which supplied the gold rush. Nowadays the supplies are more suitable to modern living. Do go there.

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Thank Davidfirving
Red Deer, Canada
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

First time at shopping in a Capital Iron. Wow, wow, and wow! It is a combination home accessories and outdoor sporting store combined. The prices are also very reasonable and the selection is large. Cheapest price for everyday items that are unique yet well made. We purchased packable raincoats for a price even cheaper than the local outdoor store offers.... More 

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Thank fishfrenzy W
Nanaimo, Canada
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447 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I had not been to Capital Iron for several years. But, thought it might be the place to find a bench for my spa bathroom. They did not have anything that would work for me. Also, I was disappointed not to be able to explore more of the store: Kitchen wares, home décor, etc. But, the stairs were daunting as... More 

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61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We love going to Capital Iron when we are in town but this time it seemed like they were going through some changes. There did not seem to be the inventory nor the choices there usually is. Don't get me wrong, it is still great just not what we have come to expect from these folks. Still a universal store... More 

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Thank Kevin P
Calgary
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Whenever we go to Victoria we try to stop in at Capital Iron. It is a local store with such a varied collection of articles - from coffee makers to kitchen gadgets to outdoor clothing to ship and boat paraphernalia. They have opened two other stores - one in Sidney and the other near Langford that carry much of the... More 

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Thank April T
Victoria, Canada
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417 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Stopped at another store looking for Christmas presents, couldn't pull the trigger until we checked out CI. Found the perfect present and at the right price. These folks are awesome! Take or make some time you will be impressed. Don't miss all three floors.

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Thank Harold W

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