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Musee Mecanique

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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So much fun

There are so many old games in this place, bring some money and have fun. Lots of gaming history in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Winnipeg, Canada
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A surprise visit worth planning!

We were just walking along the pier when we happened upon this place and decided to investigate... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shediac, Canada
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
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Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are so many old games in this place, bring some money and have fun. Lots of gaming history in here, it brought me back to my youth! This is great for all ages!

Thank thebeetleman
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were just walking along the pier when we happened upon this place and decided to investigate further. It was free admission, and I'm so glad we entered! All the antique arcade machines - fortune telling, music boxes, games....and had we more change we would...More

Thank MJB62
Reviewed 5 days ago

My parents had their first date at Playland by the Sea. My dad used to love tracking down sightings of Laughing Sal. Back then I thought it was corny. Now that my parents have past I adore Laughing Sal and the other vintage machines.

Thank juliedarkodyssey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve never ever expected this - a complete collection of old “amusement park” stuffs. Just for less money everyone can enjoy the fun from he past.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally stumbled upon Musee Mecanique while wandering around San Fran. And wow, I'm so glad we found it! If you love history and arcade games, this is the place for you. The old games were SO COOL! Luckily we had a few quarters and...More

Thank Courtney P
Reviewed 1 week ago

my kids had a blast here. the games were old games from 50+ years ago or more. they also had some 80s video games. It was nice to see some of these low tech games. simple but fun. my kids especially like the old school...More

Thank Edwardd M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to enter ,this gem has a massive collection of slot machines and arcade games. Some of the exhibits must be a hundred years old and many of them still function. A great spot to while away an hour or so enjoying the thrills of...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You exchange cash for coins and you are free to try the amazing exhibits some are so of the time they were made but raise a laugh and the odd gasp Free to enter

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may need to be of a certain age to enjoy this place but if you've fond memories of the old slot machines that were a fixture of fairgrounds everywhere, then you'll enjoy a trip down memory lane. For those younger visitors it offers a...More

Thank PandFB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our family's favorite stops, so unique and full of items to entertain all members. An interactive museum is unusual enough but one with so much to do and everyone having a good time is truly a stop to add to your itinerary. Don't...More

Thank Stephanie L
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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
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at Fisherman's Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone's sweet tooth
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Response from tiare988 | Reviewed this property |
Ed Zelinsky is the owner, according to Wikipedia. He started collecting at age 11 and his games were first exhibited in the 1920s at Playland.