Holiday Hours: We will be closed on Sunday, May 26th and Monday, May 27th for the Memorial Day Holiday!

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A legacy of commitment to the Barre community, spanning generations of the Nelson family.

Serving the local community for over 40 years

Nelson Ace Hardware was started in 1983 by Carroll, Sarah and Bob Nelson. The Nelson Family has been serving Vermonters for over 100 years, most recently from 1953-1982 as Nelson Brothers with locations in Barre, Montpelier and Randolph. In 1983, Nelson Hardware was born and it continues today under the ownership of Bob and Linda Nelson. Nelson Ace Hardware has strong ties to the community, employing many local people, including high school and college age youth.

Milwaukee power tools, Traeger Wood Pellet Grills, Weber grills and Benjamin Moore Paints are just some of the great brands you’ll find at our store. We pride ourselves on giving the best customer service possible.

Nelson Ace Hardware is more than just a hardware store. We have an excellent selection of portable appliances, giftware, housewares items and anything you need for your kitchen.

Linda and Bob are proud to be part of the Barre Community and hope you enjoy visiting us!