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Barney's Hardware Store

467 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.735551 -73.998177
at 11th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-675-3846 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($) Budget
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Appliances/Fixtures, Hardware, Lighting, Mirrors, Paint, Shelving/Organizers

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Mon-Sat, 8am-6pm; Sun, 10am-4pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, M at 14th St.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.

Payment Methods

American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Appliances/Fixtures
  • Hardware
  • Lighting
  • Mirrors
  • Paint
  • Shelving/Organizers


The wooden floors may have lost their luster, but little else seems to have changed at this shoebox-size West Village hardware store that opened in 1963. Like any New York spot, Barney’s knows how to make the most of minimal space. Owner Willie Meistelman, who bought the store in 1983, proudly claims that the narrow, two-aisled space contains about 2 million items. Filled right up to the pressed-tin ceiling, the shelves hold four dozen kinds of masking tape and more than a dozen kinds of window weather seal. There are four shelves devoted just to rope and twine—plus tools, paints, and nails galore. The store caters to professionals—plumbers, electricians, and painters—with attentive personal service, while also attracting homeowners from the neighborhood with handy kitchen supplies such as wine openers, graters, and Ball canning jars, and basic household items like candles, light bulbs, and drain catchers.