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Pacific Pinball Museum

1510 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501-3322
+1 510-769-1349
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A Pinball Pilgrimage

I love pinball and search long and far for opportunities to play various machines. This place has... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kasejason
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Chicago, Illinois
6 rooms of Electronic Pinball Bliss

When entering Pacific Pinball Museum, my face always lights up, because it brings back so many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philly Q
,
Richmond
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The Pacific Pinball Museum is a 501 c 3 non profit dedicated to teaching science,art and history through pinball and to display and preserve this great American treasure. It is also a hands on interactive experience of fun! Over 85 games to play from the earliest pinball machines to the latest. One admission lets you play all day to your hearts content, without fumbling for quarters. It is family friendly and educational with shows on the art of pinball, exhibits on pinball science and our permanent historical display of pinball evolution. People from the world over have given us rave reviews and love our unique presentation of this classic game. Our large format murals of hand painted backglass art are admired and coveted by artists and pinheads alike and the chance to play a completely transparent pinball machine is icing on the cake.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“free play” (10 reviews)
“juke boxes” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 14:00 - 21:00
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 4 days ago

I love pinball and search long and far for opportunities to play various machines. This place has been on my radar for a while, and when I finally got to visit, it lived up to my expectations quite nicely. Almost all of the machines are...More

Thank kasejason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When entering Pacific Pinball Museum, my face always lights up, because it brings back so many fond memories of my brothers and sister and I staying up late at night playing video games and an old Chinese Plinko machine my mom inherited. We were video...More

Thank Philly Q
Reviewed 11 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

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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

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
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

Thank MVFlyer
Reviewed 3 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
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Bird L
Reviewed 31 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
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

Thank Christina04
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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