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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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Since you are down at Fisherman's Wharf

A good way to kill some time. The museum is free and you can walk around and see some very good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jodi F
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Placentia, California
Unique Find

Right in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf is the Free Museum. It is larger that it appears and houses... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheryl T
,
Ajax, Canada
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-346-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A good way to kill some time. The museum is free and you can walk around and see some very good antique arcade games. A fun look back in history.

Thank Jodi F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right in the heart of Fisherman's Wharf is the Free Museum. It is larger that it appears and houses decades of old arcade games and puppetry. This is worth a stroll thru here. What amazed me was that all of the games/machines are all in...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are interested in old time amusements you should visit Musee Mecanique. It was fun to walk through and observe the old pin ball machines, mechanized fortune tellers, and other amusements. If you would like to pay to play you can may. We spent...More

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came upon this place by chance and were amazed. The collection of working historic arcade games etc; was fantastic a,d magic. Very well done.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's a step back in history and new games too. Fun for all. Not too expensive. You can spend a couple of hours watching and playing games.

Thank grmagee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great example of how inventive US minds can be! Great piece of history and how men have looked for ways to entertain themselves

Thank sifontese
Reviewed 1 week ago

While walking around Fisherman's Wharf we stopped in Musee Mecanique. Quite frankly, I was expecting more than what they have. Interesting to see some of the very old games, though. There is so much else to see and do in San Francisco that we didn't...More

Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed 1 week ago

must do if you like mecanical games of any kind. everything from the very old to the stuff you played not too long ago. free to get in and can play most everything for 25 cents .very cool

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 1 week ago

possibly one of a kind working amusements from years gone by. Simple and naïve by today's standards, but interesting and some real fun ones. Worth seeing.

Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this arcade and had a blast! It was so neat to see such old arcade games still in operation. We spent about an hour here! Totally worth a visit.

Thank Sarah C
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