Recently I wrote an article about hobby shops. I visited Owosso and discovered that they have a legitimate hobby shop in town. I'm not talking about Wal Mart or Meijer toy aisles. Sure, you can get the materials and kits you need at the "big store" or you can support a local mom and pop type of location like Dean's in Owosso. Sadly, Dean's is closing their doors after many decades.

Dean's Hobby Shop Owosso

Now's the time to save money on model kits, accessories and more at Dean's. They have a kind staff and I'm sorry to see them close their doors. I've only visited Dean's once but it was worth the twenty minute visit. The fond memories that came rushing back to me from being a child were priceless.

The Hobby Horse was the name of the store I used to go to almost daily when I was growing up. They had all types of models, paints, glues and materials you need to build cool models. They also sold model train sets, remote control cars, matchbox cars and just about any type of toy that was popular at the time. I got my first Transformer there. Hobby shops are unique in that they only sell hobby materials and toys, you don't have to search a ton of aisles to find what you want. Hobby stores and their staffs are more specific and knowledgeable about the hobby products they sell and you'll find a wide variety of hobbies you can try for the first time or rekindle your admiration with a hobby you once loved.

Check out these legit hobby shops for a unique hobby shop experience.

Legit Hobby Stores In Michigan

Cochran's RC's and More - 139 S Cochran Ave a, Charlotte, MI 48813

The R/C Pro-Shop - 4023 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, MI 49202

Nankin Hobby - 33350 W 9 Mile Rd, Farmington, MI 48336

Hobby Town - 21770 W Eleven Mile Rd, Southfield, MI 48076

Hobby Sports - 9782 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002

Rider's Hobby Shop - 2055 28th St SE Ste 12, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Pro Shop Hobbies - 23326 Van Dyke Ave, Warren, MI 48089

J-Bar Hobbies - 117 E Chicago Blvd, Tecumseh, MI 49286

Great Lakes Hobby & Train - 43055 Van Dyke Ave, Sterling Heights, MI 48314

K3 Hobbies & Such - 5191 N Chester Rd, Charlotte, MI 48813

Nankin Hobby - 12020 Fort St #1005, Southgate, MI 48195

Excel RC and Hobbies - 1858 Middlebelt Rd, Garden City, MI 48135

Nankin Hobby - 1480 Washtenaw Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Model Cave Hobby Shop - 103 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

P&D Hobby Shop - Oak Ridge Shopping Center 31280, Groesbeck Hwy, Fraser, MI 48026

Dirt Burner Hobbies & Raceway - 38101 Schoolcraft St, Livonia, MI 48150

Cobblestone Crafts & Hobbies - 367 E Lakewood Blvd, Holland, MI 49424

House of Hobbies Muskegon - 962 W Broadway Ave, Muskegon, MI 49441

Whistle Stop Hobby & Toy - 21714 Harper Ave, St Clair Shores, MI 48080

Ludington Hobbies - 210 S James St, Ludington, MI 49431

Have fun exploring these hobby shops. If you are anything like me, it's a refreshing walk down memory lane.

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