hobbies & toys
Play is the brain’s favorite way of learning
A sophisticated toy store experience
Founded in 1976, The Haymarket Hobby & Toy Store is located in Ship Bottom on magical Long Beach Island, New Jersey. We specialize in providing a fine collection of unique, high-quality hobby, game and toy items from all over the world. More than just a toy store, our play-based business provides fun, sophisticated novelties for both children and adults alike.
More than just a toy store
Susan and John Hay are the young-at-heart owners of The Haymarket, proud to share their vast collection of playthings. If you’re a visitor to Long Beach Island, stop in to see what sets The Haymarket apart from others and why this well-known destination of fun has received the People’s Choice Award for the Best Hobby & Toy Store for 16 years in a row.
Kind Words From
“I’m so glad we have a store like The Haymarket right here on LBI. Magic happens the second a child (or adult) walks in. It’s been a local icon for my entire life and now I have the privilege of bringing my daughter. The magic lives on!” • Danni H.
“There are so many toys here, I don’t know where to start so I just play everywhere!” • Jared J.
“Best toy store at the Jersey shore!! It has everything from stuffed animals and LEGO sets to board games and build-your-own model planes!!! I go there at least once a week because I love it so much!” • Rachel R.
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