About Us

For over 50 years the Albury Hobby Centre has been proudly serving Albury Wodonga and its surrounding districts with all their hobby needs. We are proud to place an emphasis on service and with specialist hobbyist staff that share your interests we have the time and the expertise to assist you in your particular project.

As one of the largest Hobby Shops in the Country with over 2500 sq feet of floor space we have a huge range of products spanning all hobbies.

Our dedicated Radio Controlled Department has two fulltime members who are experts in all facets of R/C and are on hand  to answer any questions you may have about our products or questions you may have before purchasing your first R/C Vehicle from our wide range.

The Radio Controlled Department also boasts a mechanical/repair service to get your Car, Boat, Plane or Helicopter back into action and also contains a spare part section fully loaded with replacement parts to get you going after a mishap.

We also specialise in Australian Diecast models and are Stockists of both Biante / Autoart Apex and Classic Carlectables. We carry all current models in all scales and are constantly receiving the newest releases. Due to the limited and ultimately rare nature of these models we also offer a customer ordering service which allows the customer to order the model required and be assured of beating the rush and missing out.

With a massive range of Plastic model kits there are models to suit every age group or difficulty level. Whether you’re interested in Cars , Bikes , Trucks , Tanks , Planes , Ships and Sci Fi there really is something for everyone to build. We also offer 4 ranges of model paints and sprays as well as all finishing tools and materials so you can build the best model possible.

The biggest hobby in the world is Model Railways and we are proud to offer most major brands of Locos , Track , and Scenic materials. With 2 expert staff dedicated to Railways we have the knowledge and the know how to assist you in setting up your dream layout the easiest and most cost effective way. In addition to this we also offer a maintenance and repair service which also includes the modification of locos and fitting DCC Chips to enable digital use.

Slot cars are also a very popular hobby item that has seen major resurgence of late and captured the imagination of a new generation. This has seen plenty of old sets being dusted off and used again and added too with new cars and or track extensions. The range of Cars , Accessories , and Track pieces that are currently available mean that virtually any track design can be built and raced. We have hundreds of Cars in stock , Sets , and track pieces. We also offer servicing and repair as well as digitising cars for the new “Scalextric Digital” sets.

In addition to the above we also carry a large range of other Hobby items and nick-nacks like Jigsaw Puzzles, Craft & Science Kits, Hobby related tools, Model Rocketry, Wooden Ship Building, Military Books, Framed Prints, Kites, Dinosaurs, Telescopes.

Our Shop hours are:

Monday - Friday:  9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday:  Closed