3829 Airline Dr Metairie LA 70001

Between N. Turnbull and Cleary - - one block East of Sam's Club

9:30 am to 5:15 pm

Open Daily: Closed Wednesdays and Sundays

504 828-6868

Our motto: You can never have too many unbuilt kits in your closet.

"There are only two precious memories I have of New Orleans: the house I grew up in and Hub Hobby." - - - Jim Letten

"Wherever I wind up, I'll always judge any hobby shop to the one I grew up with." - - - Paolo Profumo

"You've been a part of my life for over half of my life. I'll follow you wherever you go." - - - Bill Schadwell

"Even though I'm now in Los Angeles, after eight years in New Orleans, I've learned that there is only one hobby shop: Hub - - the rest are just places with some stuff in them." - - Alan Greenstadt

"I love this place. It's like a big candy store!" - - guy in big red truck

Hub Hobby New Orleans is now in Metairie

"Ariel's Morning" composed and recorded by New Orleans musician Rick Marcell

Here's where you can find the "Ariel's Morning" ( http://youtu.be/OXy9yXaH3gs ) video

Model Rockets - -Tools - - Plastic Models - - HO & N Scale Trains - -Click on Product Lines for More

In Memoriam

Jerry Kelly


Gerald "Jerry" Kelly, aged 83 years, passed away on Thursday, August 15th at his home. Jerry was born and reared in New Orleans, served in the Air National Guard and with his brother Roy established Hub Hobby Shop.

New For the Week Ending August 30, 2014

Hobby Hints scratch builds a Me 262: "This is a scratch built 1/16 scale Me 262 - a variation on the old-style stick and tissue model." - - Joe Weathers

Press Release has info from Vallejo paint - - Dragon plastics - - Estes model rockets - - Accurail HO - - - Classic Metal Works HO - - - and more

Check out the new arrivals for the week

"If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else." - - Yogi Berra

New For the Week Ending August 23, 2014

Hobby Hints Builds a Kenworth: "I built it straight out of the box." by Lionel Davis

Press Releases has info from Osprey Publications (2015 Advance Notice) - - Airfix - - Bachman - - Tichy trains - - Tamiya - - Lindberg - - Kagero Publications - - and more

"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless." - - Jamie Paolinetti

New For the Week Ending August 16, 2014

Press Releases has info from Dragon Plastics - - Tamiya - - - Academy - - - ICM - - - Osprey Publications - - - Hasegawa - - - Master Box - - - Verlinden - - - Aires - - and more

"Your children need your presence more than your presents." - - - Jesse Louis Jackson

Showcase is our full-length feature-story section. Articles so far include Vlad the Impaler, Planning Dioramas, Super-detailing armor models, Sculpting, Knight Life, Panzerknacker!, Rail Photography, Russian Armor, Space Marines, and the German FAMO - - - 04/03/10

Hobby Hints gives some practical ideas on how to accomplish different aspects of modeling. Sections include School Projects, Materials & Bonding, Painting, Radio Control Airplanes, Scenery, Trains, and Weathering & Detailing - 08/30/14

Press Releases are "ads" and information that manufacturers send us which we thought would be of interest - -08/30/14

Reviews gives our opinions on kits and products. Sections include Books, Games, Model Accessories, Plastic Models, and Trains - -06/28/14

Links A rather eclectic collection, heavy on museums, natural history, and historical sites- - -08/30/14

Recent Arrivals: A Listing as to what's come in during the week, usually updated weekly. - -08/30/14

Product Line: A listing of the type of things we stock. - - 03/26/11

Events: Listing of clubs and happenings - - 01/04/14

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