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Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade

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Great little Hyannis Main St Arcade

This little Arcade is a great little spot for the kids while visiting Hyannis Main St. They also... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
peacefullpete
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Connecticut
Fun place for kids!

We decided to visit while staying on the cape and I'm glad we did! The reviews had me wondering if... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
FunmominRI
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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Classic and Steampunk arcade games in a pay-once, play all day museum. Discover new games and get expert at your favorites. Antique Carousel, family performances, summer family fun.
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541 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-5443
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

This little Arcade is a great little spot for the kids while visiting Hyannis Main St. They also has a merry go round and some good little vendors from face painting to leather goods.

Thank peacefullpete
Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Greetings Pete, glad you and your family had fun! We'd be happy to hear about anything you'd like to see next year to improve your fun. Happy Labor day, Otto Wackenhammer

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We have been here many times and kids love it. This year for the first time most of the arcade is a “museum” where they charge “admission” and most of the games are all-you- can play (no tokens required, no tickets given). And they seem...More

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Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hi there BTEFan, thanks for writing. Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the all-you-can play model. We've gotten a lot of positive feedback about it from parents who enjoy the opportunity to join in the free-play fun with their kids and who are happy for...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Campy fun in Hyannis. Skeeball, Pac-Man, air hockey, basketball, video games etc. etc. Carousel of course! Old fashioned rides for littles like they used to have outside every grocery store. Plus tonight a fun blues band out in the courtyard making all of Main Street...More

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Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hi Anne, thank you for taking the time to write and in particular for validating our new single-price concept. We're glad you enjoyed it! Hope to see you back soon, and please let us know if there are any suggestions or special games you'd like...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We come here every year! This year was our last trip. We didn’t even go in because they now charge a “Museum entrance fee” $12 for kids and $7 for adults if you accompanying children. This includes unlimited play. But, here’s the thing, my husband...More

Thank Jessica M
Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2018

Hi Jessica, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. I'm sorry you were displeased by our new pricing policy, which reflects both the cost of maintaining and staffing and our hope that parents and kids will all play and enjoy the...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018

A fun little stop to play some classic and antique games. owner is a nice man who seems to value his customers and his business.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Whiling strolling Main Street, coming upon the Merry-Go-Round, Arcade and some fun booths and a few crafts is fun for the family.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

This is a very cool arcade on the main street that reminds me of arcades when I was a kid. They have classics like air hockey, skeeball and pac man, but also a lot of other cool things I've never seen. Fun for adults and...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit while staying on the cape and I'm glad we did! The reviews had me wondering if it was worth it, but it was!!!! The kids 9yo and 10yo had a blast playing the games and riding the carousel. It was definitely...More

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Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2017

Delighted you and your family had a nice time together. We are always happy to hear suggestions for new entertainments and we add new games and diversions every year. Hope to see you back next year.

Reviewed August 9, 2017

We stopped in here last spring while on Main Street for Father's Day weekend. This is the cutest old school arcade! The games remind me of the arcades I went to as a child, and being right on Main Street, it had a real "boardwalk...More

Thank Valentina T
Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Valentina thanks for your kind words. I am glad you like our vibe. We'd be happy to hear suggestions about what would make the arcade more fun for your entire family. Hope to see you all back soon.

Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We went to Wackenhammer's for my granddaughters birthday. More than ten of the games were out of order. Some others were also out of order with no sign on them. Other games were " under construction. The bathroom was also out of order. The arcade...More

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Wackenhammer, Owner at Wackenhammer's Clockwork Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Candace, I'm terribly sorry you had such an unfortunate experience at Wackenhammer's. We do our best to keep up with our games, many of which are classics and antiques and require a certain amount of care and feeding. I apologize that you caught us at...More

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