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Roanoke Pinball Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Blast from the Past

This hands on museum in Center in the Square is a rollicking good time. There are some classic... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Roanoke, Virginia
Fun but not a museum, really

This place was not at all what I expected for a museum. It was in the sense that there were old... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Amy B
Taylorsville, Kentucky, United States
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The Roanoke Pinball Museum is an interactive museum dedicated to the science & history of pinball. We have over 45 machines with production dates ranging from the 1940s to the 1990s. Admission or membership allows unlimited free play! Our mission is...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Market Sq SE, 2nd Floor, Roanoke, VA 24011-1429
+1 540-342-5746
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All reviews older machines unlimited play blast playing hours playing working order video games hand stamp all ages lots of fun whole afternoon small snack bar entrance fee old school admission price blast from the past spend a couple hours rainy day
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This hands on museum in Center in the Square is a rollicking good time. There are some classic machines here. $12.50 will get you an all day pass (less If you’re under 11 years old). And that’s it, unlimited play for the day!

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This place was not at all what I expected for a museum. It was in the sense that there were old pinball machines, but there wasn't really any education given about the game, or its history. It's a really fun place to go to play...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a great place for pinball lovers of all ages. Unlimited play for the day, you can leave and come back (with a hand stamp) and they have pinball machines from every decade. Loved playing Haunted House. Highly recommend!

Thank Chuck F
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This place is an absolute blast! They often have a Get Tilted event on weekend from 8pm to 12am, with music, food and beer. You can come early of course which I did and played for hours. The machines are in very good shape and...More

Thank mitchell s
Reviewed August 14, 2018

As a lover of arcades, This.Was.Amazing. Infinite plays for games. It was nice being able to play games from my childhood. Then being able to play vintage games from the 40's and 50's was great, because it had actual bells sounding when you hit targets....More

Thank mel211
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Basically this "museum" consists of about 55 machines that you can play for "free" ($12.50 entrance fee). Best to go early so you can play for 2 to 3 hours !! I did have fun

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Traveling through Roanoke on a rainy day, I risked visiting the Roanoke Pinball Museum with my hard-to-entertain 15-year old son. Excellent choice. For one price, you can play and play, get your hand stamped, leave, return and play more. You may choose to do so...More

Thank Janie L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

They had all the great old pinball machines I used to play when I was a kid - even some older than I was (hard to do!). My kids couldn't believe that this was our entertainment for the day. They had a blast and we...More

Thank TheFlyingFamily
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Our office opted for a team building activity and they decided on the Pinball Museum...hmmm...was not sure at first, but I was totally wrong. Such a blast for everyone and brought back great memories. Def recommended for anyone of any age!

Thank James M
Reviewed August 4, 2018

For 12.50 you can play all day on some of the best classic machines, all of which are kept in good working order. My wife and I had a blast playing the same machines we played as teenagers! I highly recommend this place for some...More

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from Mike B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so, Max (at least when we went last year).
August 5, 2018|
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Response from jhais28374 | Reviewed this property |
Did not find that to be a problem when we were there! Lots of machines to play.
William S
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Joseph M | Property representative |
Our current hours and rates are listed on our website: roanokepinball org / hoursrates There is no cost if you just want to look at the machines and not play them. Thanks!!