Hornby Hobbies Visitor Centre
The Hornby shop is Re-opening Thursday 3rd September at 10am.
The Hornby shop will be open Tuesday – Saturday 10am-4pm. Due to Covid-19, we are limiting the amount of people we have into the store for everyone’s safety. There will also be a one way system and hand sanitizers in place.
For the time being the Café and Museum will remain shut.
We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause you, and we hope to return to a normal service as soon as the current circumstances allow.
Join us for a journey through the history of Britain's best-loved toys!
Collector Club Members can obtain access to the Hornby Visitor Centre Museum free of charge when presenting an in date membership card!
Take a virtual tour of our visitor centre below
We're proud to announce that the Hornby Hobbies Visitor Centre is now an accredited Public Learning Destination for Kent Children's University™, and can issue Learning Credits for participating children's Passports to Learning.The accreditation shows that our methods for inspiring and educating children and young people meets with the Quality Assurance process of National Children’s University™ Trust. Kent Children’s University™ (KCU) is part of an international charity that provides 5 to 14 year olds with access to exciting and innovative CU Learning Activities and experiences outside the normal school day. They reward children’s participation in voluntary learning activities that will develop their skills and raise aspirations for the future.If you would like more information about Kent Children’s University™ please visit their website.