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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Interesting and fun place to visit!

Interesting and fun place to visit! Blast to go hang with a friend. All kinds of things to explore... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tammy C
Could be so much better

This place is kind of hard to miss, it is in a strip mall and towards the back. First impression... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roseville, Michigan
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  • Poor3%
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31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting and fun place to visit! Blast to go hang with a friend. All kinds of things to explore and play with. Fun for a family, buddies or a loved one. I really enjoyed my visit and would recommend a visit.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is kind of hard to miss, it is in a strip mall and towards the back. First impression was jammed packed. It was hard to move around, everywhere you turned you were hit with people or games. There was some very old games...More

Thank jess51bum
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Marvelous place for families, couples, kids... to play together and smile! They have even had weddings there! Likewise, it is a fascinating journey through time to savor the enormous collection of old-time arcade games (all functioning!), carnival relics, wild signs, and so much more. Just...More

Thank klineposada1944
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

What a great jewel this museum is.... An amazing collection of beautiful old gaming machines!! Lots of fun for the whole family!!! You can spend hours playing with this great variety of games. Great place for kids birthdays! You must look all over very slowly...More

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I I took my nieces and nephew‘s for fun time of gameplaying. they just loved the old time classic machines and games and were amused and amazed by all of the artifacts on the walls. The even got a soda and some popcorn. The place...More

Thank Johnshadows1
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great environment for kids and adults alike. Interesting sights and sounds. Very entertaining. Feels like a working museum.

Thank hoku L
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped on the way through Michigan and had a blast at Marvin's. There are some really interesting and innovative animatronics on display. The pinball and arcade machines were icing on the cake. Sure you can play most of the games at...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Our group of six ranged in age from 45 to 85. We all had a ball. Huge variety of coin operated machines also ranging in age to very old - with some no longer operating. Would not suggest it as a destination in itself, but...More

Thank FrynPan
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great arcade with vintage arcade games and mechanical machines. Everywhere you look there is something interesting to look at or play. Most machines are only a quarter. Great place to hang out for a few hours with any age kid or adult....More

Thank detroitfoodlover
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop if you like retro stuff. Some are fun and some are dowright bizarre. Lots of weird crap. Fun for all ages. Great retro fun.

Thank gangamon1
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Nancy B
15 February 2015|
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Response from Hal405 | Reviewed this property |
The answer above addresses it exactly. I would like to add that although a few (very few) machines may not work, I found it a great trip in nostalgia. I thing kids would get a kick out of the older machines that appeared... More