Welcome to Whistle Stop Toy & Hobby!

Whistle Stop Toy and Hobby is the Alexandria’s only family-owned, old-fashioned hobby shop sure to delight young and old! Visit our huge window train layout, take a turn driving your own Ferrari or relive memories of building your first B-52 bomber model.

We carry the highest quality hobby items including Lego as well as N – G gauge trains, Thomas the Tank engine, Lego sets, Remote Control cars, airsoft guns, planes and helicopters, die cast cars and military pieces, slot cars, rockets, models, paints, scenery and much more! We also provide superb service whether you are buying your child their first Lionel train set or kites for an afternoon picnic.

Looking for a unique children’s birthday party rental?  We can help!

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So come in, revive an old hobby or start a new one, and plan to make memories with your family that will last a lifetime!

Make us your local Toy & Hobby Destination!

Now that Toys R Us has closed, we are your local toy store destination. We know the products and can assist you with your toy and hobby needs and promise a fun, personable shopping experience! Come and see us!

Exciting news! We now offer e-Gift Cards! Interested in buying your loved one the experience of shopping in a privately owned Toy & Hobby shop? You can purchase them online.


Featuring 12 Days of Christmas Toys!

Count down for the 12 days of Christmas! 

One the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… A sled under the tree!

Sleds make a great gift so get them now so you can maximize your time with outdoor fun when old man winter shows up.

Every kid needs a sled under the tree this year!


On the second day of Christmas, my true love gifted me… the fun of learning to fly with a Horizon Sport Cub S!

This Sport Cub S kit has everything you need! You just charge the battery and off you go!


On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… the gift of many game nights!

We have several fun games in store but we have a new one in stock – Timeline! It will make a great stocking stuffer and is a great game to play with family and friends. 

We love Timeline because it also teaches history too!
All while having fun together.Was the light bulb invented after or before glasses? With Timeline, learn the answer to this question and thousands of others by comparing your knowledge or hunches to historic reality.

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love gifted me… Fashion Plates for your fashion forward loved one!

Deluxe version as well as the travel version available in store.

The classic mix and match fashion drawing set is back and better than ever! The Fashion Plates® design set makes it easy and fun for aspiring designers to create their own fabulous fashions. Create one-of-a-kind looks by combining the different plates together in the Fashion Plates® tablet. With just a few passes of the rubbing crayon, your design transfers to the paper.

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gifted me… a Harry Potter LEGO set!

This Great Hall level 4 set includes a fireplace, benches, tables and reversible house banners.


On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gifted me…