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The Full Story

About Us

Bill & Walt's Hobby started as a small family-owned business in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. Bill and Walt, two friends with a passion for model trains, decided to turn their hobby into a business They started by selling model train sets and soon their business grew into a full-fledged hobby shop. Today, Bill & Walt's Hobby Shop is a beloved institution in the community, offering a wide range of hobby supplies and expert advice to hobbyists of all ages.

At Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop, our passion for hobbies drives everything we do. Established in 1954, we have been a cornerstone of the Pittsburgh, PA community, catering to hobbyists of all ages and interests. Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or just starting out, we have everything you need to fuel your passion and unleash your creativity.

Community Engagement

At the heart of Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop lies a vibrant community of hobbyists united by their shared love for creativity and craftsmanship. Our commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive community is unwavering, and we welcome hobbyists of all skill levels to join us on this exciting journey.

Customer Service

Exceptional customer service is our hallmark at Bill and Walt's. Our knowledgeable staff members are passionate hobbyists themselves, eager to assist you with expert advice and personalized recommendations. Whether you're embarking on a new project or troubleshooting a challenge, we're here to ensure that your hobby experience is enjoyable and rewarding every step of the way.

Connect With Us

Join the Bill and Walt's community online and stay up-to-date with the latest news, events, and promotions. Follow us on social media platforms and subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive offers and insider tips. We love hearing from our customers, so don't hesitate to reach out with any questions, feedback, or suggestions you may have.

Thank you for choosing Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop as your go-to destination for all things hobby-related. We look forward to helping you embark on your next creative adventure!

Bill and Walt, the founders of our shop, shared a lifelong love for hobbies. What started as a humble project between two friends blossomed into the beloved establishment it is today. Their vision was simple yet profound: to create a welcoming space where fellow hobbyists could gather, share ideas, and find top-quality supplies.

Our Mission

At Bill and Walt's, we are dedicated to providing exceptional products and outstanding service to our customers. We believe that hobbies are more than just pastimes—they're avenues for self-expression, learning, and connection. Our mission is to inspire and empower individuals to pursue their passions, no matter how big or small.

What We Offer

Step into our shop, and you'll discover a treasure trove of hobby supplies, kits, and accessories. From model trains and remote-control vehicles to scale models, puzzles, and beyond, we carry an extensive selection to satisfy every interest. We source our products from reputable brands known for their quality and innovation, ensuring that our customers receive the best value for their investment.

Community Engagement

At the heart of Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop lies a vibrant community of hobbyists united by their shared love for creativity and craftsmanship. Our commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive community is unwavering, and we welcome hobbyists of all skill levels to join us on this exciting journey.

Customer Service

Exceptional customer service is our hallmark at Bill and Walt's. Our knowledgeable staff members are passionate hobbyists themselves, eager to assist you with expert advice and personalized recommendations. Whether you're embarking on a new project or troubleshooting a challenge, we're here to ensure that your hobby experience is enjoyable and rewarding every step of the way.

Connect With Us

Join the Bill and Walt's community online and stay up-to-date with the latest news, events, and promotions. Follow us on social media platforms and subscribe to our newsletter for exclusive offers and insider tips. We love hearing from our customers, so don't hesitate to reach out with any questions, feedback, or suggestions you may have.

Thank you for choosing Bill and Walt's Hobby Shop as your go-to destination for all things hobby-related. We look forward to helping you embark on your next creative adventure!

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