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!


Featured Item of The Week: Celebrate the 4th with Rockets and Red, White and Blue M&Ms!


Come on in and get yours today.

We have Stomp Rockets to get your kid moving outdoors… and provides endless fun in the sun all summer long.

  • 100% kid-powered. No batteries required.
  • Super easy, fast assembly.
  • Foam-tipped rockets fly up to 200 feet in the air.
  • A variety of kits in stock.
  • Ages 6 and up.


We also have Estes Rocket Sets too!

The Estes Saturn V is one of the finest 1/100 scale model kits ever produced. Scaled from official NASA  drawings, the finished model is 43.25 inches tall and lifts off to about 350 feet. Start your rocket hobby today or add to your collection! Summer is perfect rocket launching season!





Add a little extra sweetness to your 4th with Red, White & Blue M&Ms! we have a 21 color M&M dispensing machine! So come on in and create your own bag of fun this 4th.