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Musee Mecanique

Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Old School Arcade

Free entry to this interactive 'museum' where you can wander around checking out all the old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul H
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Sydney, Australia
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Good Old Fashioned Fun

My boyfriend and I stopped in to check it out and ended up spending hours in here. The machines are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrea B
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“arcade games” (248 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Free entry to this interactive 'museum' where you can wander around checking out all the old amusement machines ranging from the vintage mechanical devices to the retro arcade video games. The vast majority of the displayed machines are playable and there's change machines available in...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My boyfriend and I stopped in to check it out and ended up spending hours in here. The machines are in great shape and we had a lot of fun playing them all.

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun place to walk through and a blast with a hand full of quarters. Amazing antique and vintage coin operated machines.

Thank kbpinkerton
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the most amazing collection of antique arcade games that work! It was so fun to play the old games, and watch the old mechanical puppet shows.

Thank ermartens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was really cool. The funny thing is you look at the machines and think "wow, everything is only 25 cents". But then you want to put quarters in everything so expect to blow through 5 bucks in 20 minutes. It's worth it though...More

Thank loudizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be missed especially if you hung out at the arcades back in the 70's and before. When I first walked in I had a wide smile and couldn't make up my mind on which game to go to first. The old arcade machines...More

Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could stop in for just a few minutes, but don't be surprised if it sucks you in for an hour or more....not only do they have Ms Pac Man, but many OLD OLD games...REALLY OLD. Some are funny, many are down right creepy. We...More

Thank Tami J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. At fishermans wharf, on the pier behind boudins.enter, get $10 worth of quarters and wander around this huge game room full of ancient coin op games. Anyone over 40 will recognize the amazing old games carefully maintained by the family that owns...More

Thank eatlocal1ofakind
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place randomly. Was really neat to see all the old game machines. The museum wasn't too busy - we visited on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in November. Easy walking distance from Pier 39. Located in Fisherman's Wharf.

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting. Oh what used to pass for entertainment you will find ir here. Some very interesting antiquities

Thank Joe B
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