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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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Old times

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

Reviewed yesterday
Joe B
Good family fun....SF history

We miss having the Musee Mecanique at the Cliff House. It was a family favorite and always allowed... read more

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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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“change machines” (104 reviews)
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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 yesterday

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

Thank Joe B
Reviewed yesterday

We miss having the Musee Mecanique at the Cliff House. It was a family favorite and always allowed the kids to safely enjoy the "videogames" of the past. San Francisco made an effort to save these treasures and relocate them to Pier 45. I am...More

Thank LaBernardi
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Jewel of the wharf if you have teens that want to see what mom and dad played as a kid. Lots of WAY older games and attractions as well. Also, most still actually cost a quarter. Marvel at how your kids will just shake there...More

Thank WillametteWill
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free entry, restored and working old machines from 100 years ago. Some operate for as little as 25c. There are also a couple of pressed penny machines onsite. I will add some photos from my DSLR later

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed wandering through the exhibits. There were many hilarious (and occassionally creepy) pieces which made us laugh. The mechanical orchestras were particularly enjoyable. It was a fun and low-cost way to spend an hour.

Thank Vincent K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was amazed at the number and variety of games and machines that were in this place. I played some vintage baseball games as well as some pinball and video games. It is free to walk around, but you can spend all day there if...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was a really nice evening wondering through the place. Such history in all the machines and activities. Easily spend an hour here looking and interacting with the different games

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a magical, mystical and fun place to spend a couple of hours. It's a fun place to explore and play with the old mechanical machines.

Thank Dean L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Asteroids! Galaga! Centipede! Pac-Man! Need I say more? If you lived in the 70's and 80's playing these games, you'll find them here...in the 20-10's!!! I lost a lot over the years, yet it was fun and brought back great memories hanging out at Mr....More

Thank XsOdApOpX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a tiny spot of san francisco that you have to visit!! There are so many games and distractions that you can spend your afternoon here, playing a game of the past!! Great for kids, teenagers and adult!!

Thank AgNeSeSaP
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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