Carrera Digital 124 Slot Cars

Slot Car racing tracks on a 1:24 scale with a wide range of vehicles and racing track sets is why Carrera Digital 124 is the premier for slot car racing.

Experience the excitement of up to 4 drivers simultaneously on the track, with lane changing and overtaking possibilities.

And now offering digital 124 track with added features like fuel tank contents, double switches, hairpin turns, and pit stop lanes.

With two great sets to choose from

The Carrera 23626 Youngtimer showdown set with wireless controllers and lights

And the Carrera Double Victory Set.  with over 30 1/2 feet of track and featuring Porsche 911 RSR #92 “Pink Pig Design“, 2386 and the Porsche 911 RSR #91 “956 Design“, 23885 .


With number add ons for track options you can add high banked curves, outside shoulders,  crossovers,  ramp bridge crossings, and a tire wall.

And don’t miss the other adds one such the pit stop and a wide range of cars to choose from.  Also stop by the Pit Stop area on Carrera for the replacement parts you need to keep your cars in top condition.

To learn more about racing around your tree this holiday season, stop by Robbies Hobbies this year.


Lionel Christmas 2019


What is it about the holiday season that brings a smile to our faces and fills our hearts with joy? Many would say it's bringing the family together and creating memories while decorating the perfect Christmas tree and preparing the home for the holidays.

Holiday Memories by Lionel offers just that, home decor and holiday items perfect for getting you ready for the holiday season. With a wide assortment of Lionel inspired ornaments and home accessories, our Holiday Memories line is perfect for creating the holiday ready home and creating memories for years to come.



Coca-Cola is a 125 year old world-wide iconic brand that spreads happiness with every bottle. From pin-up girls to polar bears, "taste the feeling" of Coca-Cola with one of our 4 new limited edition boxcars!

Ready to Run Sets

For more than 100 years, Lionel Trains has captured the hearts and stirred the imaginations of young and old. Like the mighty locomotives and dynamic railroads, to your favorite licensed characters, Lionel train sets are packed with animation and excitement.

Our large selection of Ready-to-Run Sets, in a variety of gauges, gives you the core foundation to start building your railroad empire. Not only are today's Ready-to-Run train sets fun and easy to set up, they are at the core of a hobby that the entire family can share and enjoy for a lifetime.

Show your Christmas Spirit This Holiday Season and share your memories and film favorites.

So if you are shopping for a model train enthusiast or want to add a new tradition this Christmas, stop by Robbies Hobbies and bring home the joy and fun of Lionel. Robbies Hobbies, 4578 North High Street, Columbus, Oh 43214, call today at 614-265-7288.

Carrera EVOLUTION Analog Slot Car Racing

Fire up your Ford Torino ,  careen around the curves in your Corvette Stingray, or show your style with Disney’s Lightning McQueen when you open up your Carrera Evolution Slot Car Racing Kit and setup this Holiday Season.

The Carrera Evolution comes in a variety of sets such as Disney-Pixar Cars – Race Day with Lighting McQueen and Dino Cruz Ramirez.  The Extreme Power set offers the ultimate adrenaline kick. The latest version of the iconic Ford GT Race Car is fitted with a 3.5-litre, twin-turbo, V6 engine and a giant diffusor. Across the grid there’s the immensely powerful Chevrolet Corvette C7.R with a 5.5-litre, V8 engine. Both of them offer aerodynamics and power incarnate. The challenge is to keep this power under control with icy nerves and precision around the 6.3-metre circuit from the “Extreme Power” Carrera EVOLUTION set. The numerous bends demand absolute concentration and drifting skills.


Why Choose Carrera EVOLUTION? Speed. Precision. Performance. Digitally Upgradable. Realistic acceleration and braking action. One of Carrera’s top selling systems, the 1:32 scale Carrera Evolution slot cars are user-friendly enough for children 8+ yet challenging for even the most experienced tournament-level slot car racers. Standard features of these 1/32 analog slot cars include an inline E200 motor and double traction magnets, high-quality original detailing and tampo printed liveries for superior durability and clarity. These Carrera 1/32 Evolution slot cars are Ready to Run (RTR) on any brand of 1:32 analog track.

And for the ultimate race, are you up for  the challenge for Carrera Evolution Most Wanted?

Carrera EVOLUTION MOST WANTED includes 2 1:32 Scale Cars: Chevrolet Camaro Sherriff and Ford Mustand GT No. 66, with 2 Dual Speed controllers.  Carrera’s Evolution racing sets are designed for both beginners and the hobbyist who is ready for larger scale tracks and cars. Also this set has the capability to be upgraded with digital technology as you advance your slot car racing career.

As with all Carrera products, you can add track expansion sets, accessories, and a wide range of additional cars.  Track pieces are compatible with Digital 124 and 132 track units sets.

So if you have a need for speed this Christmas, stop by Robbies Hobbies and bring home the excitement of  Carrera slot car racing. Robbies Hobbies, 4578 North High Street, Columbus, Oh 43214, call today at 614-265-7288.

Lionel LionChief Plus 2.0

Presenting the next generation of LionChief® Control, LionChief® Plus 2.0!

Combining the best features of our LionChief® Plus locomotives with TMCC command control and additional sound and lighting enhancements, these new locomotives offer the value, simplicity and flexibility in operating modes you’ve been looking for. The ability to run via a Bluetooth® controller (Universal Remote or LionChief® App), Command Control cab or conventional transformer makes these locomotives perfect for any desired operating system. Enhanced sound and lighting features make these new LionChief® 2.0 models more realistic and fun than ever before!
LionChief® Plus 2.0 engines do not come with their own remote.
LionChief® Plus 2.0 engines can lash-up with Legacy engines with a Legacy controller.

LC+ 2.0 Control - operate with Bluetooth™ using Universal Remote or LionChief® App on your smart device OR via your TMCC/LEGACY® Cab OR conventional transformer
Die-cast boiler, frame, tender body * Powerful maintenance-free motor * Speed control * Fan-driven smoke * LED Headlight
ElectroCoupler on tender * Flickering Firebox

LEGACY® RailSounds® sound system featuring:
CrewTalk™ dialog and TowerCom™ announcements, each with different scenarios depending on whether the locomotive is in motion or stopped * Six official railroad speeds with CrewTalk dialog * Eight diesel RPM levels

Versatile and reliable power for your railroad, no matter how you choose to run it! These Berkshires are loaded with the latest in control features, operating on either TMCC Command Control, Bluetooth™ via the Universal Remote or LionChief® App, or conventional transformer. With die cast bodies, powerful motors, speed control, ElectroCouplers™ and RailSounds, these locomotives will perform as well as they look.

If you are a long time model train enthusiast or new to the fun of model trains, Robbies Hobbies has a great selection of Lionel trains, sets, and accessories.  Stop by today and see how can help you expand the fun in your home.

Playmobil Dreamworks Dragons

How to Train your Dragon 3 is back in theaters this Spring, and has taken in a decent haul at the box office, with over 145 million in the US alone.  If you have fan of Hiccup and all his friends,  Playmobil is ready to help keep the fun and action alive.

Toothless and Light Fury and the many other dragons of the series come to life with great detail and hours of play.


The Playmobil Dragons series allows your children to recreate the action from movie.

Hiccup and Toothless and a baby dragon
The ruthless dragon hunter Grimmel the Grimsly and Deathgripper
Hiccup and Astrid Wedding Scene
Hiccup and Astrid and baby dragon
Light fury with baby dragon and children

To bring all the soaring action How to Train Your Dragon into you home, stop by Robbies Hobbies today.  We have a full line of Playmobil sets including NHL, Ghostbusters, Spirit Riding , and much more.

To learn more stop by and visit us at 4578 North High Street Columbus, Oh 43214 or give us a call 614-265-7288 .

Playmobil Advent Calendar

Get into the spirit of the holidays and a little bit of fun as you count down the days till Christmas! With Playmobil you have some great Advent Calendars to Choose From.

Christmas Post Office

There’s a lot of hustle and bustle at the Christmas Post Office to mail all the packages on time! The Advent Calendar “Christmas Post Office” contains twenty-four surprise items for each day leading up to Christmas. Once all of the pieces are discovered, the team has everything they need to have the gifts ready in time for Christmas day!



Santa’s Workshop


The elves have their hands full trying to finish the many toys on Santa’s list in time. Even late in the evening, by the light of the workshop lanterns, presents are sent down the slide for wrapping and loaded onto the sleigh. Now we’re ready for Christmas!

Horse Farm

While the riding instructor lovingly cares for her horse’s small foals, the girls dress the two ponies in pretty flowers and ribbons for a wonderful ride out. The cute pony foals play happily with the two cats. With many more cute accessories hidden behind 24 little doors.

Buy it today at our online store.


For a full selection of our Playmobil toys and theme sets, stop by Robbies Hobbies this Holiday season.

Robbies Hobbies is located at 4578 North High Street  Columbus, Ohio 43214
Call 614-265-7288 for more information on what we have to offer.

Black Friday Specials at Robbies Hobbies

Model Trains,  Playmobil Playsets,  Christmas Trains, Telescopes, Hot Wheels, Slot Car, and more can all be found at Robbies Hobbies this Holiday Season. 

And this Black Friday, November 23rd – Monday, November 26th, get 20% off all train sets.  

At Robbies-Hobbies we have great selection of Train sets Like Polar Express, Thomas the Train, Hot Wheels by Lionel. Or HO scale sets by Bachman like Caynon Chief, Norfolk and Southern, and CSX Coastliner. 

For creative play be sure to check out  Playmobil with Spirit Riding Free, Ghostbusters, and Advent Calendars as well.

Plus, this year we are carrying a full line of Celestron Telescopes .

So this Black Friday weekend stop by for all your hobby enthusiast gift ideas.  And  from 12 pm to 2 pm , Santa Claus will be at Robbies Hobbies as well.

See you there.

Santa Picture A

Have great Thanksgiving from all us at Robbies Hobbies , and we look forward to seeing you  during our Black Friday Sale!

 Robbies Hobbies

4578 North High Street , Columbus, Oh 43214

Call 614-265-7288

Call 888-803-7864

Celestron Telescopes

Exploring the stars has long interested mankind since the dawn of time.  At Robbies Hobbies we can help your budding explorer learn the amazing depth of the universe right in your own backyard.  We are proud to carry this holiday season the Celestron line of telescopes for your hobby astronomers.

If you are just getting started the Cometron First Telescope is a great telescope for those new to searching the stars.

It is very easy to observe with, the user simply navigates the night sky by moving the tube in the direction of their desired object, making the viewing experience a snap!

The Cometron FirstScope provides bright, sharp views of comets and other celestial objects, and renders the Moon’s mountains and craters in crisp detail. And thanks to its wide field of view, you’ll be able to observe the brightest part of the comet and its tail or favorite deep-sky objects like the Orion Nebula.

The Cometron FirstScope offers several upgrades from the original Celestron FirstScope, including 2 Kellner eyepieces and a 5×24 finderscope.

The compact design makes it easy enough to take with you on your next outdoor adventure.


If you are looking for something more advanced for your stargazing be sure to check out the Celestron Inspire 70AZ.  The lightest telescope in the Inspire series! The Inspire 70AZ is the ultimate telescope for the novice to the intermediate astronomer, offers easier transport and storage, and is packed with features never seen before on entry-level telescopes. Inspire features fully coated glass optics, a solid altazimuth mount with a unique asymmetrical design, a sturdy steel tripod with integrated fold-up accessory tray, an integrated smartphone adapter, built-in red LED flashlight, large projected reticle finderscope, erect image optics, and a focus micrometer for easily returning to the same focus point.

The Inspire has the easiest setup of any telescope in its class. Simply pop open the tripod legs, turn the lock knob on the accessory tray, and attach the telescope tube to the base using the quick release dovetail mount. You are now ready to observe!

For those looking for a wider range of exploration, be sure check out the Celestron Telescope, Microscope,  & Binocular Science Kit. This complete optical science kit combines a 50mm refractor telescope with a complete microscope kit AND 4x binocular. The Telescope includes a full-height field tripod, finderscope and 2 eyepieces (60x and 120X) The illuminated microscope magnifies up to 900x with additional powers of 150x and 450x plus includes blank and prepared slides, cover slips, blank labels, spatula, dissecting probe, eye dropper, tweezers, spare light bulbs and specimen vials. The 4×30 binoculars feature glass lenses to bring subjects up close.


So whatever your entry level to astronomy, at Robbies Hobbies we have a wide variety of telescopes to accommodate your Christmas Shopping needs.  For our full selection and pricing stop by our store at 4578 North High Street , Columbus, Oh 43214. Or give us a call at 614-265-7288  .