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!
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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.

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WE ARE HIRING!! We are looking for a part-time seasonal sales professional.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, with strong communication skills. Sales professionals participate in all aspects of store operations and management, including register, customer service, product receiving, pricing, display building/merchandising, stocking, and above all, ensure a truly wonderful shopping experience for our customers. For more info. and to apply, click here. You may also apply in-store so come on by!

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Featured Product: Lionel Postwar Trains

Calling all train collectors!

We just acquired 3 Lionel Postwar Trains! The GG-1, Lionel 3 Passenger Set and UP 50th Anniversary Set. Below are descriptions and photos to check out.

They are in great condition! Train enthusiasts, come on by! 

Pennsylvania GG-1 Electric Locomotive  
Made in 1947 to 1949,
Brunswick Green with 5 Gold Stripe,
Excellent Condition

Lionel 3 Passenger Set
Made in 1946 to 1947,
2441, 2 – 2440 Sheet Metal Cars
Excellent Condition


UP 50th Anniversary Set
Made in 1950,
2023 AA Units, 2481, 2482, and 2483 Passenger Cars
Excellent Condition