Hobby & Crafts      

Over 49 years and still going strong

We are now open in our new location.

Our new address is 6001 West Gross Point Road, Niles IL.
Phone: 847-869-9575

Our New Hours
Tuesday - Saturday - 11 AM - 5 PM

Our new email: tomthumb6001@gmail.com

In stock now!

Miniatures & dollhouses
Scenery and architectural supplies
Balsa wood - Basswood
Hobby and craft painting supplies
Hobby and craft tools
Cookie cutters
Plus....
Beads, Findings, Stickers, Stamps and pads,
Quilling, Origami, Clay

Pine car supplies
Model Rockets
Trains - Lionel - HO - N
Slot car racing sets and parts
Models, Puzzles

And the oldest skateboard shop in the area....
with a huge inventory of decks, wheels, trucks and accessories.

Looking forward to seeing you at our new location.
Cheryl, Martha, Chris
 

    Getting to Tom Thumb:

From Skokie or Evanston: West on Dempster St. Go South on Gross Point Road. Gross Point Road dead ends at the stoplight at Howard St. Turn right at the light and cross over the train tracks. Turn left onto Lehigh, then quickly turn right back onto Gross Point Road. Look for the Tom Thumb parking sign on the left side of the street.

From Wilmette or Winnetka: Go south on Ridge Rd (changes into Gross Point Rd). . Gross Point Road dead ends at the light at Howard St. Turn right at the light and cross over the train tracks. Turn left onto Lehigh, then quickly turn right back onto Gross Point Road. Look for the Tom Thumb parking sign on the left side of the street.

From northern suburbs or Wisconsin: South on 94 (Edens) to the Dempster east exit. On Dempster, turn right at the 1st light, Lockwood Ave. Next stop sign, turn right on Gross Point Rd.  Gross Point Road dead ends at the light at Howard St. Turn right at the light and cross over the train tracks. Turn left onto Lehigh, then quickly turn right back onto Gross Point Road. Look for the Tom Thumb parking sign on the left side of the street.

From Chicago, take 94 to the west Touhy exit. Take Touhy west, cross the tracks and at the stoplight at Melvina Ave, turn right. Go to Gross Point Rd and turn right. Watch for Tom Thumb parking sign on the right side of the street.

From the northwest and the west suburbs: Take Touhy east to Gross point Road. Turn left.  Or, take Touhy east to Melviva Ave, turn left. . Go to Gross Point Rd and turn right. Watch for Tom Thumb parking sign on the right side of the street.

Coming east on 90: Get off at the Harlem exit. Go north to Touhy. Take Touhy east to Gross point Road. Turn left.  Or, take Touhy east to Melviva Ave, turn left. Go to Gross Point Rd and turn right. Watch for Tom Thumb parking sign on the right side of the street.

Check out the map here

Or just plug 6001 West Gross Point Road, Niles into your GPS.

 

 

   
Tom Thumb Hobby & Crafts - 6001 West Gross Point Rd - Niles - IL