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The Pacific Pinball Museum is an interactive museum/arcade offering a chronological and historical selection of rare bagatelles and early games, to over 90 playable pinball machines from the 1940’s to present day. Throughout the museum are...more
This is a huge collection of antique and modern pinball machines that will entertain adults, teens and children for hours. Lovingly restored by the owners, you can spend peaceful time flipping the balls into holes while admiring the original art on every machine.
We took our 13 year old grandson and he loved it. They have pinball machines way back to when they were invented. Very fun, you get to play as long as you like. Well kept up and friendly people. Really enjoyable. They will stamp you...More
The word museum is not reflecting the store precisely. They have the historical info and artifacts from the early days. But more interestingly they have the different pinball machines from 1950s in working condition for the visitors to play. Around 30 or so machines to...More
Lynn G, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018
Hello. Thanks for the kind review. We have over 90 playable pinball machines and we often will change out machines to enhance the experience. We have been very lucky to report that we have seen many families bond over playing pinball. We hope to see...More
Anybody under the age of 30 probably will not "get" the Pacific Pinball Museum; it's an ANALOG attraction, a bit of history, and though a room full of these machines (all in use!) can be a bit loud, flashy and exciting, entertainment seems to have...More
Lynn G, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018
Thanks for the great review. We are very proud of our "interactive museum". We change out machine periodically and also have special shows to highlight aspects of pinball including special designers and special play options. We hope you will come back a visit again soon!
I was a bit skeptical of this place, but my friends had it on their list of places to visit in the area so I tagged along. I'm so glad I did! You pay a flat fee and then can play unlimited all day. You...More
Lynn G, Public Relations Manager at Pacific Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018
Thank you so much for visiting the Pacific Pinball Museum. We have hundreds of pinball machines in our warehouse and periodically change them out to refresh the experience. We hope to have you come back soon!
Antique to modern pin ball machines, start with the old machines as they are slower and work up to the modern ones. Most all were in good working conditions. There are restaurants in the area if you wish to get something to eat. Otherwise they...More
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Lynn G, Marketing Director at Pacific Pinball Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018
We are so glad you had a good time. We look forward to your next visit!
If you have ever played pinball, and you are any where near Alameda/ Oakland area- you have to go visit and enjoy Pacific Pinball Museum. $20 gets you unlimited plays on 99% of all pinball machines along with in and out privileges for the entire-Nice!...More