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• Our Classic Toy Store

Our classic toy and hobby stores filled to overflowing with fun for the whole family!

Whether you need a gift for the new baby in the family or a new hobby for your dad who's just retired our elves will help you find just the right gift.


We have a huge selection of innovative preschool toys to excite your curious toddler. For your young adventurer we have aisles filled with dinosaurs, knights building sets and science experiments.


For your little princesses we have beautiful princess gowns and a selection of dolls and stuffed animals to make every little mother smile! For those quiet moments our bookroom offers a great selection of classic children's books for avid young readers.



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• Is Model Building Your Thing?

race setsWe have aisles and aisles of car kits, plane kits, boat kits, and military models, plus all of the supplies to finish your work of art! We even carry wooden model airplane kits, like grandpa used to make!

Feeling the need for speed?
Check out our huge racing department featuring Carrera electric race sets. We have sets for little boys and serious sets for those of you who already have your driver's license! For even more speed check out our radio control department where you will find Traxxas gas cars and trucks.

• Always Wanted To Fly?

r/c copterBe a pilot with one of our new easy to fly electric radio control helicopters and airplanes,
no pilot license required!

Blast off to the moon with one of our model rocket sets or see the universe with one of our telescopes!

• Travel On Your Model Railroad!

Lionel TrainYou can be the engineer with any of our many sizes of model trains. Whether you choose the tiny N scale or the huge G scale we have what you need to build the railroad of your dreams!

Remember Lionel Trains under the Christmas tree?
We have the largest selection of Lionel around and are one of Lionel's oldest service centers nationwide!

Our technicians can even bring new life into your childhood trains, ..get them out of the attic and bring them in today and get started on your trip back to your childhood!


• Is It Family Game Night?

Family GamesBring the family together with a great family game!
Our game selection includes traditional favorites as well as new classics! 

Love to build puzzles?
Our wide selection of both children's and adult puzzles from around the world should keep you busy! 

For the budding young artist we have paints and easels. For those of you taking a local art class or rediscovering your creative side check out our student artist supplies. Our selection of creative craft kits will keep young hands busy and your house full of wonderful child crafted works of art!

• Another Birthday Party?


We have an ever changing selection of the latest toys for all of your kids friends.

Whatever the age our expert staff can help you find something new and exciting and we will even gift bag it for you for free in our beautiful custom gift bags!

• Are Your Children Into Scouting?


We carry Boy and Girl Scout uniforms and supplies! And we offer a great selection of materials for scout projects and meeting activities.

When it's pinewood derby time check out our speed accessories.


Amato's Toy and Hobby was started in 1940 by then teenager Vincent Amato selling his friends wooden model airplanes. The tradition continues today with his 3 children and their families bringing happiness to Connecticut’s young and young at heart!


Stop by today and be a kid again!