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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

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Nice Amusement place for kids as well as many vintage vending machines.

Nice Amusement place for kids as well as many vintage vending machines. Very nice collection of... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Woodstock, New York
A Throwback to a Simpler Time

If you're near Maple & Orchard Lake Rds in West Bloomfield, MI, you have to stop in this place... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

Nice Amusement place for kids as well as many vintage vending machines. Very nice collection of vintage machines, skeeball, pinball, etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

If you're near Maple & Orchard Lake Rds in West Bloomfield, MI, you have to stop in this place. There's dozens of pinball machines & carnival arcade type games, including skeet ball. You can't help but to have fun while there. It's great for kids...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

After hearing so much about this place I was sadly disappointed. Clutter everywhere. Very small place with stuff everywhere, trying to keep track of kids.. I actually saw medicine bottle behind one of the games, just stacked in a box. I’m not even kidding!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I was surprised and pleased. Old time machines, everywhere,and they all work. No admission, and you can have a lot of fun for $10 worth of quarters There is a Wizard of Oz pin ball that has a spinning house, a wizard, and Dorothy. Flippers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed September 27, 2018

I can't think of any other place like it. It takes some getting used to, but kids 9 and 11 had a good time. Several of the machines were broken, but staff was quick to provide a refund. I loved the old fashioned pinball machines...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

My 11 year old grandson wanted to "hang out" with me on a Saturday. I had heard about Marvin's from a friend, so off we went. All I can say is I had a ball. All the old games, PacMan, Space Invaders, Frogger just waiting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2018

I love it. I've been coming here since I was a kid and just visited for the first time in about 6 years. This place is a great spot for weird old machines and playable arcade games. It's a really cool spot that I think...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

It is noisy. It is cramped and dingy. It has a lot of gross and disgusting machines. It is free to enter but could cost a fortune if you found things you wanted to try. Personally, a display that simulated vomiting and cost money to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We had fun at this arcade. There are games for all ages with lots of lights and bells. You will ooh and aah at things you’ve never seen. Tickets earned can be redeemed for prizes. Here’s a little bumper car game and the concession area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

This place is SO much fun! I especially love the vintage machines. It's great to be able to share those with younger people who live in today's video game world.Where else will they get a chance to see those and actually play them? It's an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nancy B
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Hal405 | Reviewed this property |
The answer above addresses it exactly. I would like to add that although a few (very few) machines may not work, I found it a great trip in nostalgia. I thing kids would get a kick out of the older machines that appeared... More