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Address: 1 Old Orchard St, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064-2222
Phone Number: (207) 934-2001

The only beach front amusement park in New England. Lots of fun rides and...

The only beach front amusement park in New England. Lots of fun rides and food for the whole family.

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Tons of fun but expensive

Once you've made up your mind to spend the big bucks on this honky-tonk beachfront amusement park -- just forget the expense and enjoy the experience. My 10 and 12 y-o... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Blue Hill, Maine
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Blue Hill, Maine
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once you've made up your mind to spend the big bucks on this honky-tonk beachfront amusement park -- just forget the expense and enjoy the experience. My 10 and 12 y-o grandchildren loved it. The rides and games, neon lights, junk food and crowds were all part of the fun. We arrived in the afternoon and stayed past dark. I'd... More 

Thank Mainemermaid
Brunswick, New York
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Playland was surprisingly good! They had a ton of rides and games to choose from but I thought that the price was to high! I i can get a season pass to six flags for the same price for one night at Play land! Thus, when in Rome, I guess you just have to do it, especially when you... More 

Thank Rebecca O
Spokane, Washington
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place looks really really cool and I can't wait to come back when it is opened. We were there the 3rd weekend in September. I think we just missed it. There were still some food vendors open around the pier.

Thank tracie80
Montreal, Canada
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65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a 5 flags theme park: It's rather closer to the Santa Monica Pier in CA. It's totally old fashioned (I used to ride the kiddy ones when I was a kid. I am now 40ish and they are the same!!), fun and family oriented. There are some nice one for teens as well to get the adrenaline... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice amusement park for younger kids. A little on the expensive side if you buy single tickets. The muti day passes seem like a much better deal.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

If enjoy amusement rides it's a good time. Worth the visit also for the all that good stuff, cotton candy etc.

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Schenectady, New York
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157 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

in the past my family has gone on some rides, but not this year, however they always go to the arcade and absolutely love it. Entertainment for whatever amount you want to spend and for whatever time you want to be there.

Thank SirVayR
Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This is not what I go to the beach for. It was an old fashioned amusement park with games and rides all of which seemed very expensive. But if you're there, no harm walking around.

Thank BalletMamaSeattle
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Me and my girlfriend stopped at the Palace Playland, as it is right by the beach. We didn't do any attractions, but the Arcade was HUGE and authentic, and the games were very diverse. Of course, the machines would steal your 25 cents from time to time but we had a fun time for about 2 hours after our beach... More 

Thank Alexis T
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The girl at the desk had an attitude. It was a bunch of young kids with no apparent supervisor. We told them that the ticket machines weren't working and she basically laughed and said well guess you'll have to come back tomorrow. She was rude and unprofessional we made her call her supervisor who appeared to be about 16 years... More 

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