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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

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Address: 31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334
Phone Number: +1 248-626-5020
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Marvelous Marvin's is always a good time! They have a great mix of new and old games. My only suggestion for improvement is that everything needs a good dusting. There are a lot... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
BAMW
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Royal Oak, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place is pretty crazy, tight areas, and strange machines. It was as advertised, however not for me. Small kids were scared. Big kids were more interested in their phones.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marvelous Marvin's is always a good time! They have a great mix of new and old games. My only suggestion for improvement is that everything needs a good dusting. There are a lot of items in this place and there seemed to be a lot of dust on everything. We always have a great time when we visit.

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Thank BAMW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

My grandkids come to visit every summer and ask to go to "Mr Marvels" They love all the games, little ones like the rides and they love the tickets to redeem for candy and prizes. I like seeing the old machines as well, interesting and fun for all!!!!

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Thank Phyllis D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Besides arcade games, this place also includes coin operated puppet shows, fortune telling machines, love predictors, and pretty much anything else you can imagine. Great fun. There's also a snack bar, and some games will give you coupons.

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Thank S S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This place is so much fun for young kids, teens and adults. When our grandkids come in from California, this is the first place they want to go!!

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Thank Judith C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Marvin's truly is Marvelous. It is down a weird "alley" between two shopping centers - look for the neon archway leading you down the path. From rare coin operated waltzers, monkeys, execuitionists, to carnival signs from all over the world, to predictions, to puzzles...you almost don't know where to look. For those of you who collect squished pennies -they have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

I took my niece here and it is great. They have video games, skee ball, pin ball.....just a neat place to check out.

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Thank Pickles405
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My kids and I have gone here several times and find something "new" that we had not seen before, every time. We even met Marvin on one visit! There is something for everyone here....old games, new games, games to earn tickets for prizes, fortune tellers and extremely old machines! There is no cost to get in, so you only spend... More 

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Flint, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Located down an obscure alley, in a crowded shopping center, sits Marvin's museum. Walking in you're blown away at the sheer amount of stuff that have shoved into this small location! Having said that, the oddities and peculiarities of the items are certainly worth a visit. Much of it is turn of the century (1900) technology, which is neat to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Marvins for a couple years now and we love it! Cool, unique, and unusual machines and video games are inside along with some vintage machines. Theres modern day games in there too! Fun everyone of any age

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