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Electric Trains
Seymour Hobby's Kids Club
Sports cards and memorbilia
Radio Control
Toys That Teach

Welcome to The Hobby Shop!

We are so excited that you have come to our online store! Our site is filled with some of the best toys, games and crafts in the specialty toy market. You will also find current information about the products we sell for hobby enthusiasts of all ages and levels of expertise. 

Located in the town of Aberdeen in  Monmounth County, NJ, our family owned and operated store has had the pleasure of serving the town and local communities for more than 35 years. We have enjoyed watching visitors as well as generations of families come through our doors establishing us as both a fun and trusted destination. 

Upon entering The Hobby Shop, you are certain to not only meet our attentive staff, but you'll find an interactive 5 level model train layout showcasing HO, O, and Standard Gauge electric trains and trolleys, an event space hosting a craft class, seminar or a birthday party, toy demonstration stations, and an interactive flight simulator! To put it simply, we are all about providing you with the opportunity to experience the joy of play!

We're a Thomas Wooden Railway Specialty Station
Fisher-Price has chosen us to be among only 20 stores in the nation to serve as a Thomas Wooden Railway Official Specialty Station, which offer exclusive 9 new product launches throughout the year. These are items that you won't be able to get anywhere else except at Specialty Stations such as ours.  
We have created a wonderful area in our store for this Specialty Station that includes Thomas play tables for use by our young visitors along with some wonderful Thomas and Friends products.   We will be hosting our first exclusive product Launch Party on Saturday, July 26th and invite you to come. July will be host to a Thomas Fun Day as well; Thomas Game Day, July 22nd 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm to get us all reved up for the big Launch Party. It is an open event in which you can come by any time during the 2 1/2 hours. Details are listed in our Events Calendar.

Please visit our Events Calendar for details about upcoming events. 




A few featured toys & hobby items

Sands Alive
Pennsylvania PRR
Lego Monster Trucks
Chi Razar
Chi Worriz
Chi Gorzan
Chi Eris
Chi Laval
Gift Cards