About Us

Get To Know Chesterton Toys

We are your local toy store and home of kid-powered entertainment! We specialize in unique products (things you can’t find at big box stores) and love toys that have a sense of nostalgia. Most of our products do not require batteries or electronics but rather fuel the imagination. If you’re looking for a creative, one-of-a-kind gift or collectible, Chesterton Toys is the place for you!

Our dedicated staff is here to help you find exactly what you’re looking for, as well as suggest great surprises you may not have known existed. We’re passionate about bringing the fun and creativity of toys to everyone.

Northwest Indiana’s Local Toy Store

You can trust that you’ll have a wonderful shopping experience at Chesterton Toys. We offer a fun atmosphere, great parking, the best in toys and a passionate, knowledgeable staff. Let’s play!

What makes us so Awesome?

  • Unsurpassed customer service & product knowledge
  • Top of the line, unique products
  • A beautiful building & fun shopping experience
  • Great Parking!
  • Walking distance to Chesterton’s European Market (The Market runs every Saturday from May – October)
  • Our location is only a few miles from Indiana Dunes National Park & Campground, making us the perfect souvenir stop on your next trip

We Carry A Variety of Products For All Ages

Our store has something for kids of all ages, from bright infant toys to Funko Pop! for the adult collectors. Chesterton Toys is bringing back imagination to childhood with good old-fashioned toys, no batteries required. In addition to our in-store inventory, if you’re looking for something in particular and can’t find it, our knowledgeable staff is here to help.

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Chesterton Toys in the News:

10 of the best toy shops in the Midwest


There are a vast number of toy outlets to be found across America’s Midwest, most of which are situated in the region’s heavily urbanised cities – though you’ll find several scattered in more rural areas, too. We’ve done some research and picked out 10 of the best toy shops to be found anywhere in the Midwest…

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Our Response to COVID-19

We at Chesterton Toys are going above & beyond the recommendations listed by the CDC in regards to Covid-19. Here are some actions that we are taking to ensure the public’s safety:

  • Masks MUST be worn properly inside store
  • Hand Sanitizing Stations are at entry and check-out points
  • Guests are asked to limit their touching of products & displays
  • All demo items have been removed until we feel it is safe to put them back on display 
  • Credit Card station and pens are sanitized between each transaction 
  • Staff is directed to wash hands often throughout the day
  • NO public washroom is available