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“I can't recommend this place enough!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Musee Mecanique

Musee Mecanique
Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
415-346-2000
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Ranked #14 of 317 Attractions in San Francisco
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
San Antonio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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“I can't recommend this place enough!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Super fun arcade with antique mechanical entertainment. Some even border on macabre and I loved it! Get at least 5$ - 10$ worth of quarters to enjoy all the machines. At the end of pier 45. Just look for the large circular Wharf sign, it's right down the street from it. If you like to search out the weird and unusual this is a must see!

Visited November 2012
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“Fascinating place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

A collector's dream - old, lovingly restored beach arcade games, dioramas and 'peep show' boxes. A couple of hours wandering and marvelling at the craftsmanship of all the objects in this warehouse on the wharf is time well spent.

Visited July 2012
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Edmonton, Alberta
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“Excellent place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

this is one of the hidden treasures in san Francisico and a must see. Its filled with lots of old pinball machines that work from the early 1800 hundreds to present and its free to visit I really enjoyed this

Visited October 2012
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San Francisco, California
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“So Much Fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

So Much fun .I payed $5 and had so much fun .It is even fun for adults.I think that it is such a Good deal to play 25 cents or 50 cents.I think it is worth it to go there. Recommend!Totally!

Visited June 2012
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California
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“Quirky Little Interactive Museum on the Wharf”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I stumbled onto this attraction when I went to see the Submarine at Fisherman's Wharf (pier 45). A very understated entrance opens to a large room full of every kind of antique arcade games, musical machines and other oddities. It is a fun step back in time and was being enjoyed by those of all ages when I visited. Worth a visit to if you are on the wharf.

Visited October 2012
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