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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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Step back in time...

This place is very cool, quite eerie, but very cool! Get a load of quarters and squander them on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Video Game Lovers Dream

I first discovered this place over 20 years ago when it was at the bottom of the Cliff House... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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 yesterday

This place is very cool, quite eerie, but very cool! Get a load of quarters and squander them on these antiques, there is such a vast range of different machines, it's a lot of fun, (and also a bit creepy)

Thank bla3ke
Reviewed 4 days ago

I first discovered this place over 20 years ago when it was at the bottom of the Cliff House Restaurant when it moved I thought it had closed down...and I accidentally stumbled upon it when i was at the Wharf Area after I already had...More

Thank MadDude
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is just spectacular, they have a huge mix of antique games, arcades, and amusements all mixed with modern games. Everything worked and it was all 1-4 quarters to operate. We enjoyed playing a lot of the games I think I spent close to...More

Thank slightlyheavy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to get in. Just bring lots of quarter and pennies if you want flattened pennies. We had fun playing old arcade games and new ones. Got our fortune told by two machines. And tried to whack the mole. Lots of fun for adults and...More

Thank NW1227
Reviewed 1 week ago

Weird and quirky. Bring quarters and hand sanitizer. Lots of old and unique games. It's free to enter.

1  Thank auryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free museum would be fun for the young and young-at-heart. Families would have a great time playing games, some that hearken back to the 1800s, others that will transport visitors to their childhoods. My adult daughter and I had fun looking at the wide...More

1  Thank kgwyn77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some much fun playing the games and reading our funny fortunate and looking at old timey games. super fun

1  Thank Hinditina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the best thing about Fisherman's Wharf. It was an unexpected and delightful surprise. It is packed with vintage arcade games and amusements. It's both historical and fun.. I love how the attendant cruised around on rollerblades. Bring lots of quarters!

1  Thank WiscoBarbie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really cool! My husband and I popped in here to get out of the rain for a minute and completely got lost looking at all the cool games. There are actually quite a lot of games in there. It's free to enter...More

Thank shanc622
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my 3rd time visting this museum and it never ceases to amaze me! I love antiques and I love antique toys & games and this is heaven for me! My sons & I played games and got our fortunes told. Check out laughing...More

Thank Krebsy724
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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