• Toys, Games, Books and Wonders

  • Location

    31 Market Square

    Newburyport, MA 01950

    Telephone: 978-462-8802


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    Summer Hours

    Monday thru Thursday - 10 am to 6 pm

    Friday and Saturday - 10 am to 8 pm

    Sunday - Noon to 6 pm


    The Dragon's Nest is a specialty toy store. We are located in downtown Newburyport, and serve the Massachusetts North Shore as well as the New Hampshire Seacoast.


    We carry the very best quality products - items that stimulate the mind, challenge the imagination and promote creativity and fun - items that enrich a childhood no matter the age.


    Our friendly Toyologists provide a positive shopping experience to all who enter. Our's is a creative place that welcomes children and their parents and grandparents and friends and uncles and aunts.


    The store was founded by Martin and Donna Seim in 1982. Until recently, the store was operated by their daughter Kristin. It is now owned and operated by Sally Owen.


    Come and visit us - on Market Square in historic Newburyport - where we recently celebrated our 34th Christmas season.




  • Our Inventory

    The Dragon’s Nest maintains in stock a wide collection of toys, games, books, puzzles, stuffed animals, art supplies, jokes, magic sets, musical instruments, outdoor toys, pretend play and dress-up items, jewelry, coin purses, stickers, novelties - and many other items that range from the classic and the timeless to the modern and the totally cool. Our inventory includes items from manufacturers/vendors listed below:


    Alex, Babalu, Bruder, Castle Toys, Creative Toy, Crocodile Creek, Fisher Price, Franklin, Galt, Hasbro, Hog Wild, Hotalling, Innovation First/Hexbugs,

    Kid Galaxy, Lego, Manhattan Toys, Marlon Toys,

    Mary Meyer, Mattel, Melissa & Doug, Mukikim, Original Toy Company, Playmobil, Patch/PlayMonster, PlaySmart Toys, Safari, Schleich,

    Schylling, Spin Master, Thoughtful Toys, Toysmith, Wild Republic


    Asmodee Games, Bananagrams,

    Blue Orange Games, CHH Games,

    Educational Insights, Eeboo, Galt, GameWright, Hasbro, Haywire Group,

    House of Marbles, Jax, Koplow Games, Lucy Hammett Games, Madd Capp Games, Magic the Gathering, Marky Sparky, MasterPieces Games, Mayfair Games, Outset Media, Patch/PlayMonster Games,

    Peaceable Kingdom Games,

    Pokemon, Rubik's Cubes, SET Enterprises,

    Smart Toys, ThinkFun,

    Topps Trading Cards, U.S. Games, Universisty Games, USAopoly, Winning Moves


    BeginAgain, Crocodile Creek,

    Eeboo, EuroGraphics, Galt, Janod,

    Melissa & Doug,

    New York Puzzle,


    Schylling, Springbok, Tedco


    Abrams, Candlewick Press, 

    David R. Godine, Donna Seim Books, Dover, Green Kids Club Books, Hachette, Harcourt Brace, 

    Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin, Independent Publishers Group, 

    Ingram, Klutz, Macmillan, 

    Penguin, Perseus, Quarto Publishing, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Sterling Children's Books

    Plush/Stuffed Animals/ Puppets

    Aurora, Babalu, Bunnies-by-the-Bay, Creative Education,

    Douglas, Folkmanis, Ganz, Gund, Haywire Group (Worryeaters),

    Kids Preferred, Manhattan Toys,

    Mary Meyer, Melissa & Doug,

    Rich Frog, Roundabout, Ty,

    Wild Republic, Yottoy

    Science & Nature/

    Building Toys

    Alex, Discover with Dr. Cool, Educational Insights, Elenco, Fascinations Metal Models, GeoCentral, Geomags, Goldie Blox, Hexbugs,

    International Playthings,

    Learning Resources, Lego,

    Magna-Tiles, PlayVisions,

    Tedco Toys, Thames & Kosmos, Toysmith, Wild Republic


    Adora Dolls & Accessories, Aurora Dolls,

    Brio Train Accessories, Bunnies-by-the-Bay Dolls, Calico Critters, Creative Education Doll Clothes, Corolle Dolls & Accessories, Kids Preferred Dolls,

    Lottie Dolls & Accessories (Schylling),

    International Playthings Kidoozie Dolls, License-2-Play (Shopkins/Ugglys), Manhattan Dolls, Thomas Trains Trainsets & Accessories, Toysmith Dolls & Accessories

    Arts & Crafts/Art Supplies

    Alex, Bead Bazaar, Boogie Boards, Buddha Board, Creativity for Kids,

    Do-A-Dot, Dover, Eeboo,

    Educational Insights,

    Faber-Castell, Galt, Ganz,

    Harrisville, International Arrivals, International Playthings,

    Kahootz, Klutz, Marlon, MasterPieces Craft Sets, Melissa & Doug,

    Orb Factory, Peter Pauper,

    Scentco Smencils & Smens,

    Schylling, Seedling, Spirograph, Strand Bands, Streamline, Toysmith, Wool Buddies

    Baby Toys

    Alex, Ambi Toys, BeginAgain,

    Corolle, Fisher Price,

    Green Toys, Gund,

    House of Marbles,

    International Playthings,

    Kids Preferred, Manhattan Toys,

    Mary Meyer, Mattel, Melissa & Doug, PlanToys, Schylling, Toysmith

    Jokes & Magic/

    Musical Instruments/ Novelties

    Accoutrements/Archie McPhee,

    Alex, Ambi Toys, BC Erasers, California Creations, Hog Wild, Janod,

    House of Marbles, Kids Preferred, Reeve & Jones,

    Schylling, Toysmith, Trophy Music

    Kites/Outdoor Toys/Flying Toys

    Aerobie, Alex, Bruder Trucks, Franklin, Castle Toys, Green Toys, Hasbro,

    House of Marbles, Kid Galaxy,

    Premier Kites, Schylling, Spin Master,

    Tiki Toss, Toysmith, Two Bros Bows

    Pretend Play/Dress-Up Jewelry/Bags

    Castle Toys, Charm It!, Creative Education,

    D & S Imports, Douglas, Ganz, GeoCentral, International Playthings, Jeannie's, Learning Resources, Schylling, Stephen Josephs, Toysmith, World End Imports, Zorbitz


    Just for Fun

    Accoutrements/Archie McPhee,

    BC Erasers, Boogie Boards, Bubble Thing Big Bubbles,

    California Creations Wind-Ups,

    Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty, Far Out Bubbles Big Bubbles,

    Hog Wild, House of Marbles, Innovation First/Hexbugs, Little Kids Bubbles,

    Mrs. Grossman's Stickers,

    Melissa & Doug Sticker Sets,

    New Dimensions, Peaceable Kingdom Sticker Sets, Peter Pauper, Rich Frog, Play Visions, Schylling, Seedling, Spin Master,

    Streamline, Three Cheers for Girls, Toysmith, Wacky Links