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Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
+1 248-626-5020
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Fun looking at the old machines

Lots of different arcade games, some newer and some are antiques. Most of them are in working... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kayakgirl86
Still fun but losing it's "mechanical" side

The big thing for me with M4 was always the weird and wacky. This place has some stuff you won't... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brian J
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average8%
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“video games” (21 reviews)
“all ages” (16 reviews)
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31005 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington, MI 48334-1384
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+1 248-626-5020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of different arcade games, some newer and some are antiques. Most of them are in working condition, but a few are just for display. I took my niece (8) and my nephew (6), they had a blast exploring the aisles of games and trading...More

Thank Kayakgirl86
Reviewed 6 days ago

The big thing for me with M4 was always the weird and wacky. This place has some stuff you won't see anywhere else and that was always what got me out there. The old mechanical contraptions that you slide a token or two in and...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandchildren demand a visit whenever they sleep over. Marvin's is truly unique and special and everyone has a ball. It's particularly both fun, and ridiculous watching them cash in their tickets for prizes. I don't think there is anything else like it in America...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flash from the past. So much fun to play the machines but also just to look at them. Things for a little ones to do and teenagers and adults alike

Thank sadlady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun time for the whole family. It is free to get in, but you definitely want to have a lot of quarters to drop just to see all the exciting things.

Thank W7397UQshannonc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because my husband misunderstood (based on the name) the nature of this place, it was on his bucket list for our trip to the Detroit area. He was expecting a museum full of mechanical contraptions (which would seem to fit the name of the place)....More

Thank Sherri M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made a trip here so we could check out some of the Vintage arcade games this place is really neat and has crazy stuff all over everywhere we loved all the old vintage machines and only played a few of the...More

Thank Jake C
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Unique place, a lot of dime and quarter games all inflated in costs. Doubt I will return. I feel don't waste the time to go. Maybe if you are a pinball gamer you might go, but the days of three, 5 ball games for a...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This has all the old favorites going way back plus a couple of modern games. You can win tickets, there is a snack bar, you can have your birthday party there so it trys to include the elements of Dave and Busters.

Thank BillyMacPSU
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place is like going to the fair. Coin operated machines and games that keep you either giggling or engrossed. It is well worth the coins for the vintage toy experience.

Thank whitehawk16
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Nancy B
16 February 2015|
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Response from Hal405 | Reviewed this property |
The answer above addresses it exactly. I would like to add that although a few (very few) machines may not work, I found it a great trip in nostalgia. I thing kids would get a kick out of the older machines that appeared... More
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