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“stepping back in time”

Mechanical Memories Museum
Ranked #50 of 162 things to do in Brighton
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Owner description: Old Time Penny Arcade - a working museum of vintage coin-operated amusement machines.
London, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
“stepping back in time”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

I love this place its like stepping back in time, it fun and quirky and a must see if in brighton.
The arcade has a great collection of the early penny slot machines that would have graced the arcades decades before there were flashing fruit machines and expensive video games.

Visited August 2012
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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“fun.”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

It's just fun for kids to see what their parents did! You exchange money for old pennies and just use the slot machines.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Lucy G
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London, UK
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

A trip back to my youth. But don't try the electrocution machine after swimming in salt water. Ouch....

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Brierfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great memories”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Really enjoyed reminiscing with these old games and showing our 5 year son....who loved them as much as todays slots.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Jeanette O
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice to see and free!”
Reviewed August 4, 2012

It was nice to go in here and look at all of the machines, but most of them were out of order. I would have loved to have a go on the machines, and was really looking forward to visiting, but it wasnt worth me changing up my money to the old pennys to play the few games in working order. I know it cant be helped, the machines are older than i am, but i did feel a little let down.

Visited August 2012
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