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Pacific Pinball Museum

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

For the price of admission ($10 kids, $20 adults-family package and holidays deals) you can stay... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Naomi S
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Napa, California
A GEM!- Not to Miss.... A Live Museum of Your Pinball Playing!

What a fun experience! I fully expected a boring museum of machines on display with some boring... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
John G
,
Afton, Minnesota
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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%
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“free play” (10 reviews)
“juke boxes” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 00:00
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 15 February 2017

For the price of admission ($10 kids, $20 adults-family package and holidays deals) you can stay all day and enjoy playing on close to 100 pinball machines from every era til the present. Lights flashing, steel balls popping, it's a paradise for game players and...More

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

What a fun experience! I fully expected a boring museum of machines on display with some boring signage... NOT so! You pay to play any/all of the 90+ classic machines for $10 for an hour or $20 for all day unlimited. We had limited time...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We took our son and daughter-in-law, who live in San Francisco, and their two pre-teen children. Although it is relatively nearby, they had never been before. We arrived a little after noon and ended up staying for over three hours. That day they had 99...More

Thank zippo46
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

So Many pinball never enough time. So much fun. Clean family friendly place for kids and adults. It is more of a challenge to play the older games with smaller flippers.

Thank waller1234
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is an INTERACTIVE museum: 10 usd for an hour of play. 20 usd for a day of play. I spent an hour at the Pacific Pinball Museum— my second time there though this was my first time to play. I went there first in...More

Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were so surprised and pleased to find this fantastic pinball museum in downtown Alameda! With over 100 pinball machines dating back to the 1940s and earlier, we were able to easily blow a couple of hours there- once I paid admission, the family scattered...More

Thank Fr0gger03
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Pacific Pinball Museum is a well kept secret in the Bay Area. Not only can you be educated about the history of pinball and it's evolution to the amazing games we have today but you can also play all day for only $20! We...More

Thank Christyinca
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Everyone is bound to find the pinball game they have been looking for! So many genres and themes to check out, I always have fun here!

Thank teamislandlivin
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We are Pinball enthusiasts and we planned our vacation with the Pacific Pinball Museum in our itinerary. They have a good assortment of machines some that where not in good working order. My favorite, "Revenge from Mars" had a flipper malfunction and I was very...More

Thank jkblu58
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

So many pinball machines! It fun to see so many different kinds of pinball machines and how they have change throughout time. We paid $20 for all day but they have a hourly rate I'm not sure how much.

Thank Diana H
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