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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Pretty cool place

Packed full of stuff that definitely brought back memories for our entire group (two families... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ann Arbor Mi
Arcade with some really cool historical attractions

This place has a pretty wide variety of your arcade staples and some real coin operated oddities... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Packed full of stuff that definitely brought back memories for our entire group (two families). Lots of fun for any age. Dusty and musty, part of the character I suppose - definitely needs a deep cleaning. Many of the games and gizmos were out of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place has a pretty wide variety of your arcade staples and some real coin operated oddities from the last 100 years - various old-timey things like movies you crank yourself and weird doll contraptions. Definitely worth a quick trip with a fiver even if...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a fun place. Love the weird atmosphere. It was crowded and not a ton of space to move around. I wish the pinball machines were a little cheaper. $1 per ball. I would probably go again though.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Katie C
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
Thank SandyA653
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
Thank Arlene734
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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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