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Musee Mecanique

Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
+1 415-346-2000
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Vintage mechanical games

This is a great place for all ages. Mechanical entertainment games that I remember growing up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wanda L
Fun old games!

Nice place to spend an hour and about a million quarters (there is exchange machines inside to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hanna A
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Pier 45, Fishermen's Wharf, foot of Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-346-2000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place for all ages. Mechanical entertainment games that I remember growing up. From fortune tellers, player pianos, baseball games, horse racing. Funny how the cell phones were not out and people were engaged playing these old working order games.

Thank Wanda L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place to spend an hour and about a million quarters (there is exchange machines inside to convert your useless bills to much more useful coins). More fun than expected to try the old game machines. Free entrance, only downside it's a little crowded but...More

Thank Hanna A
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was hanging out to see this place. Firstly the ATM there would not accept my Travelex card and locked me out of it in which I was not happy then the machine took my quarter and didn't give me what I paid for. Not...More

Thank midaz_11
Reviewed 3 days ago

A neat historical look at arcade machines from the past to recent, and best of hall they still work and the majority are in the range of a quarter.

Thank rb123456789rb
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had some younger kids that were terrified in this place, but the teens thought it was kind of cool. Certainly won't hurt to take a peek inside, but we didn't find ourselves caring to stay too long. We timed out pretty quickly here.

Thank WeReadAndTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A cool stop to see the history of games, but many didn't work. There was a great deal of trash in the building as well. A word to the wise.. the games/viewers that hint about being naughty, actually are. Parents watch out. All in all...More

Thank joanstrassner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing, I can still remember some of these old fashioned games of skill from my early years, I wonder what some of todays kids think of them????

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My youngest son and I visited here while my two older children were taking an Alcatraz cruise over the weekend and hadba blast. The Musee is part arcade part historical museum as you can play and enjoy all sorts of vintage arcade games from times...More

Thank PaddleWarrior
Reviewed 6 days ago

The entire family enjoyed this museum! So many arcade games and old machines that are still in working condition. We spent a couple of hours here and didn't even notice b/c of the amount of fun we were having.

Thank Shaqwanna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not every day that you can go into a museum and play with its contents, but Musee Mecanique was a fun and amusing way to take an indoor break along the pier. It is free to enter, and even if you don't play anything,...More

Thank Sidney1013
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