Kids and toys have gone together forever. Archaeologists have even found toys dating back to prehistoric times! Whether you’re looking for a classic toy like a wooden top or an elaborate train set, here are some of the best toy stores in the Sacramento area.
G. Willikers Toy Emporium
1113 Front Street
G. Willikers is jammed packed with toys parents will probably remember from their own childhood along with some modern day classics. From wind-up toys to toy race cars, you and your kids will be entertained just by visiting the store. G. Willikers encourages kids to play with all the toys that are displayed!
Great Escape Games
1250 Howe Avenue #3A
You won’t find bikes and dolls or balls and bats at this store. Great Escape Games is all about games. The store has all kinds of games from board games to role-playing games to collectable card games to miniature games and all the accessories to go with them. The store also hosts Trading Card Game and Role Playing Game tournaments. The employees are well-versed in the game world.
Bruce’s Train Shop
2752 Marconi Ave.
Kids love choos choos!! If trains are your thing, then Bruce’s is the place for you. Bruce’s has Northern California’s largest selection of model trains. Every nook and cranny in the stores is jammed with tracks, engines, and more. They stock over 100,000 items. The store has several trains set-up to give you an idea of what you’re buying.
LEGO Store at Arden Fair Mall
1689 Arden Way
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LEGOs are a classic kids toy and this store is all LEGOs. The bright store has bins of the colorful plastic blocks and a play area for kids to create their own LEGO masterpieces. The store stocks pre-packaged LEGO sets or you can ‘Pick A Brick’ from a wall of individual LEGOs to get the perfect color and shape you need. You can host a birthday part at the store, too.
Toys R Us
Toys R Us is literally a warehouse full of toys. From babies to pre-teens to adults, you most likely be able to find the toy you’re looking for in the aisles of Toys R Us.