Choo Choo Bob's Train Store was founded in 2005 on the principle that trains are fun for all ages. Since then, we have established ourselves as the Twin Cities' ultimate destination for family-friendly shopping and interactive play. Operating trains in the front window greet customers, while public play tables await children in the back of our spacious and vibrant St. Paul store.
We are an official Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway Specialty Station. In addition, we carry Brio, Melissa & Doug, and other compatible systems. We also stock O-gauge and HO-scale trains for both hobbyists and beginners. Beyond trains, we offer a wide array of Playmobil, Lego, Carrera slot cars, Hot Wheels, Calico Critters and more.
Simply put, the only thing we sell is ... FUN!
Hours & Location
Choo Choo Bob's Train Store is located just east of the intersection of Marshall and Cleveland.
2050 Marshall Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Mon. – Fri.: 9a – 8p
Saturday: 8:30a – 8p
Sunday: 9:30a – 6p
Convenient parking may be found in our parking lot behind the store.
WE WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY, JULY 4TH
Check out our
Story Time with Engineer Paul! Sing songs, listen to train stories, and enjoy the morning at your favorite train store!
Tuesday, June 30
Tuesday, July 7
Tuesday, July 14
NO STORY TIME JULY 21
NO STORY TIME JULY 28
The best story time in town starts at 10:00 am.
Birthday Party Rooms
Celebrate your Birthday at Choo Choo Bob's!
Rent one of our private birthday party rooms for an unforgettable birthday celebration. Our $150 party package includes:
Two-hour room rental for up to 8 children (extra children $5 each). Maximum 15 kids. Maximum total occupancy 30.
Personalized scratch-made birthday cake from La Patisserie Bakery in St. Paul. This yummy cake is 1/4-sheet-sized (9" x 13") and feeds about 20 people. Upgrades to larger cakes are possible at an additional cost. Click here to see a picture of the cake!
Gift bags for children. They are stuffed with a train toy or activity, fruit snacks, animal crackers, and mixed candy.
Everything you need for the party, including plates, cups, napkins, silverware, candles, utensils, and a clean-up crew!
Filtered water and apple juice for all guests.
Private Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway play table
Ask about other fun add-ons, like train whistles, engineer caps, train-themed activity pages, or even a private story time performance by Engineer Paul (schedule permitting).
You are welcome to bring in outside food and non-alcoholic beverages at no additional extra charge.
$50 deposit is due at time of booking. Please call us at 651-646-5252 to make your reservation today!
Already have a party booked with us? Click here to access our online invitation form.
Choo Choo Bob's Train Store, 2050 Marshall Ave., St. Paul MN 55104
PHONE: 651-646-5252 FAX: 651-646-5260
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