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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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AWESOME Cheap activity to do!

Short walk from fishermen's wharf! Almost everything costs 25 cents, You could literally spend an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beryan M
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I was not feeling great. but my son loved it. he wasn't sure what to do at first but he caught... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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This superb collection of mechanical games and toys will entice people of all ages.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“arcade games” (252 reviews)
“pac man” (116 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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 yesterday

Short walk from fishermen's wharf! Almost everything costs 25 cents, You could literally spend an hour here and only spend 5 bucks! AWESOME concept .

Thank Beryan M
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Reviewed yesterday

I was not feeling great. but my son loved it. he wasn't sure what to do at first but he caught on and liked it... Some of the machines were really really old and that was cool to see. It was kind of dark in...More

Thank foodlovingmom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This Musee is free! Wander around and check out all the old machines - from player pianos to racing games. This arcade only takes quarters, but there are change machines. Each game only costs .25 cents to .50 cents. Cheap way to see some very...More

Thank Melody G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fun museum, or place to see. There is no real entrance, and no fee. It is a kind of warehouse with a huge collection of more or less old games. Pretty fun to see with which kinds of games our parents, grand-parents...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent an hour and a half on a rainy afternoon in San Francisco, it was neat! Movies of the 1906 fire, games from the early 1900s to Pac-Man : to put it simply it was fun!

Thank Deina2015
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent 30 minutes or so playing games and looking around in here...so very old machines in here! It was neat to see how the games have changed over the years!

Thank Islandshelby
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Read the reviews on this place and wasn't disappointed. There is lots going on in this area but if you look for the big battleship in dock - your not far from it!! Loads of old arcade machines and Wurlitzers in this warehouse - most...More

Thank Zulujasp
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked through here and it is an interesting place, worth looking at as there are some very old and interesting machines in here as well as some modern ones.

Thank lisajlb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty cool getting to play all of the arcade games of the past through to current games. Amazing that they keep them all running! Fun for kids and adults

Thank 99dmf523
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great visit. Cool collection of games and historical game pieces. Spent over an hour here and was well worth a stop. Many machines are only a quarter to use. Interesting to see even many years ago kids (and adults) loved games too...this museum...More

Thank regr8ta
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