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Musee Mecanique

Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-346-2000
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Great old fashioned fun

My wife wanted to come in here so we changed a $10 note into 25c's and used them all in one of the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Love this place

We go to this fun place every time we visit San Francisco. It is full of many fun, vintage games... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Salt Lake City
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“arcade games” (245 reviews)
“change machines” (104 reviews)
“fortune tellers” (71 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
+1 415-346-2000
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My wife wanted to come in here so we changed a $10 note into 25c's and used them all in one of the most entertaining hours we've spent. Really great value and fun entertainment - a must on fishermans wharf.

Thank G_O_C479
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We go to this fun place every time we visit San Francisco. It is full of many fun, vintage games. It is a great time for the entire family!

Thank SunDancer1
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I wandered into this museum on a whim and had a great time. The games were mostly unknown to me and were a mixture of older video games and purely mechanical games. Utterly awesome!

Thank shanoa
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is in the Fisherman's Wharf area, and I happened upon it accidentally. There's no admission to it, however, all the machines inside take quarters if you want to use them. There's also change machines inside. This is basically a coin-op museum. There's a lot...More

Thank sh1520
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Popped in here out of curiosity, row after row of all kinds of old arcade machines, all of which appear to be available to play. Good break for kids (of all ages) after touring ships.

Thank mainmenuNyc
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My local friend took my wife and I while walking around the Marina district to visit Musee Mechanique. The place is full of vintage arcade games and we had a wonderful time playing games that took me back to my youth. Worth a visit!

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My teenagers loved it. They played Pac Man and Atari. The guy that maintains the machines wears roller skates. He was very nice to us.

Thank heatherjack123
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic. A real blast from your childhood. Had all the machines you played on in the arcades as children only ever been to one other in England but this one was huge. It had all the old machines even the not so old but Ines...More

Thank Xcri
Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you ever wondered how weird and interesting coin-based attractions were like back in nearly 100 years ago, this is a place you should visit. The museum features a large collection of machines and admission is free. You will definitely appreciate how these intricate contraptions...More

Thank Sharizal W
Reviewed 20 October 2016

SUPERB CLASSIC MACHINES... Some over 100 years old. Just about everything is working perfectly. GOOD FUN FOR OLD TIMERS AND KIDS ! SPEND MAYBE JUST $2 to $5 each for an hour or 2. TOP NOTCH MECHANICS/WORKERS HERE ! CLASSIC MACHINES ARE AMAZING !!! Used...More

1  Thank WorldTravelerAtoZ
Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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