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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

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Address: 31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334
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+1 248-626-5020
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00

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Joe Pak

We took our 12 year old grandkids for a couple of hours and they had a blast. It was tight quarters (pun intended) but it looked like everyone was having a great time. The kids... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
joepak
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Roseville, Michigan
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detroit
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great: lots of old arcade machines which is super interesting to see.Really it is a small museum lots of games, pinball machine and trinkets everywhere. The kids like to play the games to win tickets and it is not that expensive. Great entertainment for the entire family.

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Thank kaboom30000
Howell, Michigan
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like how the games take quarters instead of tokens. It has many cool games and old stuff to look at. Popcorn was really good. We went on a Sunday and it was packed. I recommend going during the week.

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Thank MsLajoy
Roseville, Michigan
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 12 year old grandkids for a couple of hours and they had a blast. It was tight quarters (pun intended) but it looked like everyone was having a great time. The kids won tickets, arcade style, and cashed them in for candy. I would say 12 is about the oldest to enjoy the amusement.

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Thank joepak
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a grandfather, this place brought back a lot of memories, and both my grandchildren had a ball here. The machines, the games, the "stuff" to buy all made for a really good time.

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Thank Jim N
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice trip down memory lane. kids enjoyed it. some games had issue but the staff were great and handled everything without question

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Thank spags22
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274 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This place has been around for years. I finally decided to go in. I spent 15 minutes looking at all of the old games. Some were interesting, alot were broken. Anyway it is amazing to see the advancements in gaming technology.

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Thank Randy F
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53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Mostly every thing works here, old games , displays and booths collected from all over the world, from 10 to 100+ years old , you should visit this place at least one time if you like arcade games , animatronics and the like even an old animated dixieland style band display , also many win-tickets-get a prize style games...kids love... More 

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Thank zombytraveler
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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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Thank Dheerema
Royal Oak, Michigan
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133 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 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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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 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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