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Pacific Pinball Museum

1510 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501-3322
+1 510-769-1349
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Worth it if u like pinball. Not sure it is an all day activ

Loved it. Not sure this is an all day activity though. Lots of vintage games and childhood... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
X9777YErobertm
,
Modesto ca
Friday night Comedy!

On the third Friday of every month, Comedy and unlimited pinball for $20! Doors open at 6pm and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Jon M
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Alameda, California
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The Pacific Pinball Museum is an interactive museum/arcade offering a chronological and historical selection of rare bagatelles and early games, to over 90 playable pinball machines from the 1940’s to present day. Throughout the museum are large-scale hand-painted murals, Jukeboxes and an art gallery with rotating exhibits. We also have rooms for parties, events, field-trips and STEAM educational programs as well. The Pacific Pinball Museum is a must-see spot for Art, History and Science enthusiasts alike, plus you get to play Pinball! The Pacific Pinball Museum was founded in 2004 and is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Pinball, one of America's favorite pastimes.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“juke boxes” (6 reviews)
“working order” (7 reviews)
“flat fee” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1510 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501-3322
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+1 510-769-1349
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Loved it. Not sure this is an all day activity though. Lots of vintage games and childhood favorites. Superman addams family even baseball. After nine innings of baseball or high score on one of your favorites you will be glad you came. Have fun enjoyMore

Thank X9777YErobertm
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robojuju, Founder/Director at Pacific Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Hi, We appreciate you visiting our museum and leaving a review. We are a little dismayed and puzzled by your 1 star rating. That is usually reserved for places with horrible service or a bad experience. As a non profit we rely heavily on good...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

On the third Friday of every month, Comedy and unlimited pinball for $20! Doors open at 6pm and comedy show starts at 8pm and the museum closes at 10pm. I like coming early, playing from the massive selection of pinball machines. I then grab a...More

Thank Jon M
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Really cool place to spend some time if you like pinball. After paying admission, all machines are set on free play, so play to your heart's content. Tables run from 1930's vintage to present, so you get to see the evolution of pinball through the...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is a really fun museum to walk through and see the evolution of the pinball technology, artwork and designs over the years. Really unique, informative and a nice change of pace. You can play with some of them too!

Thank Korie P
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Best pinball museum ever! All the pinball machines were in working order & our teens (boys/girls) had a blast!

1  Thank Bird L
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

There are so many games to choose from: early antiques to high tech. No matter what your skill with pinball it's fun because it is one price per visit not per game. If you don't do well on one machine move to the next. They...More

Thank SydSays
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

I took my kids (8 and 10) here for the first time this weekend. We used a Discover and Go pass from our library (highly recommend this - got 1 adult and 1 child in for free). It was very fun! We have not played...More

1  Thank Christina04
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Fun spot! Did not expect there to be so many games. My family loved the retro games. Had some strolls down memory lane while playing them. Unique and entertaining place!

Thank DebMey11
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We heard about the Pacific Pinball Museum from a friend who lives a few blocks away from it, and decided to make a day trip with our 8-year old grandson. Parking was a little tricky because the parking lot is mostly taken up with the...More

Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

For the price of admission ($10 kids, $20 adults-family package and holidays deals) you can stay all day and enjoy playing on close to 100 pinball machines from every era til the present. Lights flashing, steel balls popping, it's a paradise for game players and...More

Thank Naomi S
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